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Dave’s joins the Global Leader in Craft Beverage Tourism

Dave’s joins the global leader in Craft Beverage Tourism representation and support – CBTOA as a founding member. Although Craft Beer and Beverage tourism is a releatively new kid on the tourism block it is having major impacts on both the drinks and tourism industries and has enabled many owner/operators to chase their dreams through establishing local tourism businesses.  At Dave’s we’re proud to be a founding member of the CBTOA and help bridge the gap and bring together the drinks and tourism industries. I am personally stoked to see CBTOA formalised and memebrship growing.  The association was a joint brainchild of mine and David Grandmaison from The Duluth Experience and has grown from an informal support group for operators to a fully fledged entity with great plans and a great leadership team. Check out the Craft Beverage Tour Operators Association…

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August 8, 2018

8 ways to maximise the Beer Tourism potential of your beer business, brewery or taproom.

Next in our series of Hot Tips from a recent co-presentation with James Davidson from Bright Brewery at Brewcon, here’s 8 ways to maximise the Beer Tourism potential of your beer business, brewery or taproom. Understand tourism – target markets, seasons, marketing and trends Like understanding beer consumer trends, it takes time to get your…

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July 6, 2018

Will Travel for Beer

TOP 5 Hacks to tap into tourism markets and engage non-beer travellers 1.Work with credible Tourism Operators who understand the space The beer and tourism industries work in different ways, have different objectives and speak different languages. Overcome these differences by engaging with tour and activity operators whose core business is tourism. Specialist tour operators…

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June 29, 2018

DAVE’S ANNOUNCED AS BEST TOUR & TRANSPORT OPERATOR AT 2017 NSW TOURISM AWARDS

We Won! Our Sydney based Brewery Tours and Pub Walks joined 24 other outstanding tourism businesses from across New South Wales honoured as the winners of the 2017 NSW Tourism Awards. And we’re pretty stoked to say the least.  We may have even had a beer or 2 to celebrate the win. Managed by the…

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November 20, 2017

Newie Pub Walks

A walking tour in Newcastle. People told us we were mad.  What’s the point, Newcastle isn’t that big they asked? We agree, Newcastle isn’t that big and with a bit of online effort TripAdvisor and Google Maps can guide you to some of the best spots in the city, but how well do you really…

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September 4, 2017

Meet the Fleet: Vin

  Meet Vin! Chances are if you have booked a tour with us, you have ridden in one of our buses.  Here at Dave’s Brewery Tours our fleet is an integral part of our team, the unsung heroes doing the hard work, taking our beer explorers from one awesome brewery to the next. Each bus…

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August 30, 2017

We’ve got Father’s Day covered… In Beer of course!

Let’s face it, Dad will generally be pretty happy with whatever you get him (it’s the thought that counts right?)  But Fathers day is the one time of the year you get to show Dad just how much he means to you and to make sure you become his gift giving legend, so why not…

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August 24, 2017

Dave’s 2 x 2

Here at Dave’s we are pretty lucky! Our customers constantly provide us with feedback and new ideas.   We are always striving to improve our customer’s experience and implement our beer explorers feedback.     One of our biggest request we get is for shorter evening tours.   Well, we want what you want, so…

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June 7, 2017

Why the Dave’s Team is excited for GABS!

Team Dave’s is heading to GABS! One of Australia’s greatest beer festivals, GABS offers a full spectrum of food, entertainment and of course the unique beers! Here at Dave’s GABS is like our Christmas and we can barley contain our excitement! Below, the team talks about what they are most looking forward to at GABS….

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May 16, 2017

There’s Beer in the Hunter Valley?

Sydney has such a great range of breweries that it can be easy to forget that there’s excellent beer outside of the city as well. That’s why, as we have started to grow and expand our tours, we decided to look regionally, and we are excited to announce that the Hunter Valley is the perfect…

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May 10, 2017

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