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Is your business ready for the new influx of Chinese travellers?

Posted on: July 25th, 2017 by Mike Barrow No Comments

The sixth annual Chinese International Travel Monitor released by Hotels.com™ has revealed that Chinese travellers are spending a whopping 28% of their income on average on international travel. They also [...] read more...

Is your business eligible for an EMD Grant?

Posted on: July 19th, 2017 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Most operators in the Australian backpacker industry may be entitled to receive an Export Market Development Grant (EMDG) from Austrade of up to $150,000 per annum. Grants are provided to [...] read more...

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...

AGENT ALERT: Tassie Specialist Training

Posted on: July 19th, 2017 by Chris Harrison No Comments

Tourism Tasmania are looking for people who care about the kinds of holidays they plan for their clients, who have a thirst for knowledge and who feel that if you [...] read more...

Retiring whale watch operator attributes backpackers to the company’s success

Posted on: July 18th, 2017 by Alex Harmon 1 Comment

They’ve had a whale of a time but for Brian and Jill Perry, it’s time to sail away into the distance as they say goodbye to their Hervey Bay Whale Watch [...] read more...