Author's Profile

Chris Harrison
Editor of The Byte and he also writes articles. Chris spends most of his time marketing, selling and writing for THE WORD Australia and The Byte. Both are media and publishing brands in the youth & adventure tourism sector. Chris joined Travel Maps (owner of THE WORD and The Byte) in 2008 after periods of work with tour operators, accommodation providers and destination marketing offices in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. His wide range of industry experience is complimented by two degrees in Tourism. The first undertaken in the mid-1990s and the second as an international student, thereby giving him a strong insight of the international education sector. He backpacked in Australia, Europe, the Middle East, the US and South East Asia prior to studying. Although its been a while since he slept in a 16-bed dorm. He has also group toured, FIT travelled, campervanned, hitch-hiked and cruised. He now splits his spare time between his growing family, some DIY and playing golf very occasionally.
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Recent Articles

Agent Famil: New
 Flinders Outback Explorer by Groovy Grape

To celebrate the launch of their new Flinders Ranges tour, the Flinders Outback Explorer, Groovy Grape Tours is inviting you to come on tour with them! Visit Wilpena Pound, Blinman […]

TECH BYTE: Record My Hours App (for employees & new arrivals)

Some Australian employers fail to properly keep employee records. This lack of records makes it difficult for an employee, or Fair Work Australia, to address concerns about underpayments. It has […]

Sydney Central: Light rail construction reaches Rawson Place and Eddy Avenue

There will be quite a few changes taking place in the next few weeks, affecting our sector in Sydney, as light rail construction reaches Rawson Place and Eddy Avenue. The […]

$20 million backpacker complex signed off in Grantham Queensland

A $20 million backpacker and farm worker accommodation complex set for Grantham, Queensland was signed off recently by the Lockyer Valley Regional Council and one of Australia’s largest developers. Construction […]

AGENT ALERT: Qantas switches on fast, free inflight wifi on flights around Australia

Qantas has switched on inflight Wi-Fi for customers travelling on board its internet-capable Boeing 737-800, offering fast, free connectivity on Australian domestic flights between Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Following months […]

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