04: Hospitality in our Community - Paul Palmer, Ellie Smith...

Hospitality in our Community is a podcast exploring the news, issues, and personalities affecting the hospitality industry in Tasmania. 

From the challenges posed by the sharing-economy to the trends in food culture, this is the directors commentary to the activities and interests of Tasmanian Hospitality Association.

In this episode, we cover:

Steve Old and Nick Roney sit down to talk about what’s been happening in the industry, recapping the last few weeks at the THA.

After having a chat to Merv Saltmarsh and Steven Long from the the THA, Oldie (and Roney) both travel down to the Huon area, speaking to a long list of people.

  • Paul Palmer (President of NT Hospitality Association)

  • Ellie Smith (Willie Smith’s)

  • Lisa Freestone (Willie Smith’s)

  • Kate Marsden (Willie Smith’s)

  • Georgie Roland (Manager of the Grand Hotel)

  • Joanna Jablonka (Manager of Kermandie Waterfront Hotel)

  • Brendan Cashman (VIC/TAS State manager, TABCORP)

Then, a tease for Episode 5!

The THA's podcast 'Hospitality in our Community' is proudly sponsored by Tabcorp.

03: Hospitality in our Community - Jane Howlett MLC, John Mann...

Hospitality in our Community is a podcast exploring the news, issues, and personalities affecting the hospitality industry in Tasmania. 

From the challenges posed by the sharing-economy to the trends in food culture, this is the directors commentary to the activities and interests of Tasmanian Hospitality Association.

In this episode, we cover:

Steve Old and Nick Roney sit down to talk about what’s been happening in the industry, recapping the last few weeks at the THA. A lot has happened in the holiday period, and the pair will tell you all about it.

An interview of Jane Howlett, MLC of Prosser done by Steve Old. The pair talk about the electorate of Prosser, family life and much more in this can’t miss interview. 

Oldie also chats with John Mann of Beachfront Bicheno, the runner of the local country pub.

Roney talks with Glen Travis of Craigie Knowe Vineyard, John of Iron House Vineyard, Tim Bond of Bark Mill Tavern and Sara Hess of Lobster Shack.

World Champion David Foster travels up the east coast, talking to Lester (Pondering Frog), Nick (Beachfront Bicheno) and his old pal Lorrinda (Bark Mill Tavern)

The THA's podcast 'Hospitality in our Community' is proudly sponsored by Tabcorp.

02: Hospitality in our Community - Will Hodgman, Tom Darke...

Hospitality in our Community is a podcast exploring the news, issues, and personalities affecting the hospitality industry in Tasmania. 

From the challenges posed by the sharing-economy to the trends in food culture, this is the directors commentary to the activities and interests of Tasmanian Hospitality Association.

In this episode, we cover:

Steve Old and Nick Roney sit down to talk about what’s been happening in the industry, recapping the last few weeks at the THA. This is mostly set as a reminder to make sure your workplace Holiday routines are set.

Exclusive interview with the Premier Will Hodgman, discussing opinions on the current political and sporting climates of Tasmania.

A talk with Stephen Free, the Hospitality Operations Manager of Frogmore Creek.

Ian Roberts joins in over the phone to talk about the history and future of Riversdale Estate.

‘On the Road with Roney’ sits down with Tom Darke, chatting about the history of the Richmond Arms Hotel and how it is vital to the community.

Oldie has a talk with Brendan Cashman, the Senior Business Partner Manager for Tabcorp.

David Foster interviews some crucial members from the Richmond Community, including Deena (a chef of the Richmond Arms), Trevor Cuttriss (wildlife park owner of ZooDoo) and John Conway (president of the Richmond Football Club of Tasmania)

The THA's podcast 'Hospitality in our Community' is proudly sponsored by Tabcorp.

01: This is Hospitality in our Community

Hospitality in our Community is a podcast exploring the news, issues, and personalities affecting the hospitality industry in Tasmania. 

From the challenges posed by the sharing-economy to the trends in food culture, this is the directors commentary to the activities and interests of Tasmanian Hospitality Association.

In this episode, we cover:

Steve Old brings in our first episode, and recaps some stats. and introduces Nick Roney.

Recap on the last few weeks at the THA, including:
- Our annual Accomodation Dinner (watch the highlights here);
- Race Night shoutout & thanks;
- ‘OneMusic Australia’ new initiative by APRA/AMCOS;
- Hospitality New Zealand partnership;
- Golf Day coming up supporting kids and families in need, remember to sign up!
- Great Customer Experience program reminder, find out more.

Exclusive interview with the Hon Martin Ferguson AM discussing accomodation in Tasmania and some of the areas where we are expecting challenge and opportunity in the next 12 months.

‘On the Road with Roney’ sits down with Kalis Hospitality’s Alexia Kalis to chat about how she got into the industry and a deep dive into the venues and snapshot issues faced by the group.

Steve Old interviews David Foster to chat about his new clean shirt and some of the ways he’s advocating for our industry.

The THA's podcast 'Hospitality in our Community' is proudly sponsored by Tabcorp.