The South Eastern Times : April 17th 2014
14 NEWS Tourists cruise into Robe Ship brings boatload of benefi ts to region SAM DOWDY AROUND $40,000 is expected to 14 NEWS T 14 NEWS T 14 NEWS T 14 NEWS T 14 NEWS T 14 NEWS T 14 NEWS T 14 NEWS T 14 NEWS T EWS Tourists cruise into Robe Ship brings boatload of benefi ts to region SAM DOW Tourists cruise into Robe Ship brings boatload of benefi ts to region SAM DOWDY AROUND $40,000 is expected to arranged arranged tourism packages for passengers with opportunities to explore the region on guided tours. 14 NEWS T 14 NEWS T 14 NEWS T NEWS Tourists cruise into Robe Ship brings NEWS Tourists cruise into Robe Ship brings boatload of benefi ts to region SAM DOWDY AROUND $40,000 is expected to arranged tourism packages for passengers with opportunities to explore the region on guided tours. on on Wednesday. Smaller vessels will ferry passengers from the ship to shore throughout the day. The cruise company has HEADING FOR ROBE: P&O Cruises’ Pacifi c Pearl cruise ship will dock in Robe next Wednesday. Others will be free to browse rough the shops in Robe and take advantage of its hospitality. The event is a huge opportunity for growth in the tourism sector, according to Regional Development Australia (RDA) Limestone Coast tourism development offi cer Biddie Shearing. “The ship’s arrival will provide us with an opportunity to showcase what we have to offer in Robe and the Limestone Coast,” she said. “We hope to entice passengers to choose the Limestone Coast as a future holiday destination or future home. “T t tak T nity sec Dev Lim opm “T v L to c as a or f “The other economical bent is the estimated $30,000 to $40,000 fi nancial injection into the community from passengers on the ship. $40 “We welcome and encourage passengers to spend money shopping at our local businesses and dining in locally-operated restaurants and cafés.” Passengers, who are from around Australia, will tour Robe, Beachport and Coonawarra, visit the Naracoorte Caves and stop at Penola and the Mary MacKillop Interpretive Centre. It is understood operators from the Limestone Coast will conduct the tours. A shuttle bus will also operate in Robe for the day. Passengers will be given a special welcome that includes an information booth at the marina, live music and a radio broadcast, as well as a farmers and makers market in the town square. The Pacifi c Pearl is expected to set sail for its next destination at around 4pm. Over the coming two years, fi ve more cruises are scheduled to dock in Robe. The arrival of a cruise ship at Portland last month injected an estimated $500,000 into the Victorian seaside town’s economy. Darren Jarman and Claude the Crow are coming to town! WIN Former Crows legend Darren Jarman & the offi cial mascot of the Adelaide Football club, Claude the Crow are coming to town very soon. Your local Toyota dealer, Millicent Toyota has all the details. Come along and meet them, there will be a handball competition and Crows giveaways! Toyota loves footy! Millicent Toyota are proud sponsors of the Adelaide Crows and are pleased to be bringing Darren & Claude to town and of course support local footy in our area. Millicent Toyota 79 Mount Gambier Road, Millicent Ph: 8733 3111 Competition is valid between 7th of April & 31st of July 2014. Prize will be drawn by barrel draw at Toyota Central Region Offi ce at 379 Cross Road, Edwardstown on 18th of August 2014 at 9:30 am. Consecutive draws will be made from 1 to 2 to allocate prize winners. To be eligible for entry, entrants must have had their vehicle serviced at a participating Toyota Dealer between 7th of April & 31st of July 2014. Fill out the entry form and lodge at the participating Toyota Dealer. Winners names will be published in The Advertiser Newspaper on 29th August 2014. Promoter: Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited, ABN 64 009 686 097, 155 Bertie St, Port Melbourne 3207. Full terms and conditions available from participating SA Rural Toyota Dealers. AFL Code: GFAFL14/70. Lottery Licence No T14/450. LTPS/14/02255. D1425 14 - The South Eastern Times, Thursday, April 17, 2014 www.thesoutheasterntimes.com.au 1 of 2 double tickets to the 2014 Toyota AFL Grand Final at the MCG! Simply service your vehicle at Millicent Toyota between 7th of April & 31st July 2014 and you'll go in the draw to win! Just fi ll in the entry form, place in the entry box at Millicent Toyota. It's that simple! For full terms and conditions, please see in store at your local participating Toyota dealer.
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