Author's Profile

Chris Harrison
Editor of The Byte and he writes many of the articles. Chris spends most of his time marketing and writing for The Word and The Byte. Both are media and publishing brands in the youth & adventure tourism sector. Chris joined The Word in 2008 after tenures working with tour operators, accommodation providers and destination marketing offices in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. This experience is complimented by two degrees in tourism. The first he completed as its valedictorian and the second as an international student. Prior he backpacked Australia, the US, Europe, the Middle East and South East Asia. He still stays in hostels, 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 home DIY and playing competition golf badly.
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Recent Articles

BYTE REPORT: Destination Australia Conference

This one-day conference was held last week at the Glasshouse in Melbourne. It is hosted by Tourism Australia and the day incorporates a snapshot of where Australian tourism is, where […]

Do you own or run a cafe, restaurant, historic site, retail store or museum?

Because if you do and you aren’t in Berlin at ITB then you might like to read more about current research into youth tourism. Youth visitation of your category is […]

Dear all tourism marketing managers – perception versus reality – the overall best adver...

… with all the data compiled and analysed there is one last tantalising league table to show – a grand prix if you will – weighting the 12 attributes to […]

Local muralist Mulga the Artist & The Bold Collective behind Sydney Central YHA facelift

Sydney Central YHA has marked its 21st anniversary with a major redesign of the communal spaces, including a vibrant new feature wall and a bright street art masterpiece by renowned […]

Tourism ad that aired during Super Bowl was ‘value for money’, Minister Ciobo

A multi-million-dollar tourism advertisement featuring Chris Hemsworth and an alternative Crocodile Dundee was being touted by the Federal Government as a huge success, only hours after it aired in the […]

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