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

TECH BYTE: State of the internet

Mary Meeker, a partner at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins, recently delivered her annual presentation about the state of the internet. The Venture Capitalist and Analyst raced through more than […]

Before you book a table, or book a room, do you look at reviews online?

From new washing machines to coffee shops, you can now find an online review for most things — but what is genuine? Adrian Camilleri, a consumer psychologist at RMIT, said […]

More opportunities for young Spanish to travel and work in Australia

The number of young Australian and Spanish nationals able to visit each other’s countries under Work and Holiday arrangements (462 visa) will increase from 600 to 1500 annually from 1 […]

11 reasons why you should visit Montreal in 2017

There are plenty of reasons to visit Montreal. From dynamic festivals and delicious food to the fascinating history and vibrant arts and culture scene, they all give the city a […]

Good for Australia? Good for QLD? Good for tourism? Good for the reef? You decide!

The Queensland State Government this week gave Adani the final approval it needs to go ahead with the mine, a water licence that will give it access to 9.5 billion […]

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