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TECH BYTE: Moving your website to https SSL – Tips n Tricks

Posted on: August 23rd, 2017 by Chris Harrison No Comments

This post describes some useful tips that might come in handy if you’re considering switching to the now commonly-used HTTPS to encrypt sensitive data. Question: “Should I switch over to HTTPS?” [...] read more...

Byron Bay tourism crunch: Mayor warns of a backlash if growth isn’t curbed

Posted on: August 23rd, 2017 by Chris Harrison No Comments

Famous as a backpacker and tourist destination, Byron Bay attracts more than two million visitors a year. But has a permanent population of just 10,000 and the town’s mayor is [...] read more...

Tourism Australia’s new behavioural characteristics based marketing, get it?

Posted on: August 22nd, 2017 by Chris Harrison No Comments

Tourism Australia has moved past appealing to broad demographics with a new focus on the „behavioural characteristics” of potential visitors. Speaking at a recent event, John O’Sullivan, managing director of Tourism Australia, told the [...] read more...

Exploitation or breaching your visa

Posted on: August 22nd, 2017 by Chris Harrison No Comments

Some of the most vulnerable workers in the Australian labour market are squeezed between a rock and a hard place. 46 international students and working holiday worker visa holders were [...] read more...

Christchurch hatch plan to lure backpackers back to their city

Posted on: August 16th, 2017 by Alex Harmon No Comments

  Members of the Christchurch backpacker industry want to see the city reborn as a destination for youth travellers, not just an airport gateway. All Star’s Inn manager Phil Leslie [...] read more...