Archive for the ‘Accommodation’ Category

More horror stories emerge as there are calls for reform on the agricultural industry

Posted on: July 19th, 2017 by Alex Harmon 3 Comments

  The mother of murdered backpacker Mia Ayliffe-Chung, 20, has been inundated with horror stories from backpackers who have travelled to Australia and experienced the “dark side” of farm work. [...] read more...

New seasonal worker scheme to place Aussie job seekers on farms

Posted on: July 12th, 2017 by Alex Harmon No Comments

Australian job seekers will soon be asked to fill a clear gap in farm labour, ins no small part caused by the backpacker tax. The Team’s Seasonal Workers Incentives Trial [...] read more...

Australia braces for new tourism boom as flights from Asia surge

Posted on: July 12th, 2017 by Chris Harrison 1 Comment

Australia is on the brink of its biggest tourism boom since the influx of Japanese tourists in the 1980’s, as a rising Asian middle class and new aircraft technology encourages [...] read more...

When tourism ambassadors fail, who loses out?

Posted on: July 5th, 2017 by Alex Harmon 1 Comment

Our homegrown Hollywood star promoting this country on Instagram is the stuff of tourism dreams, but what happens when they fail to do their job properly? Chris Hemsworth was given [...] read more...

WYSE Travel Confederation has launched their 2017 booking sources survey

Posted on: July 5th, 2017 by Chris Harrison No Comments

WYSE Travel Confederation has just launched the third edition of the Booking Sources Survey. The aim of the survey is to help youth travel accommodation providers identify additional booking sources and increase [...] read more...