Archive for the ‘Accommodation’ Category

Mildura, a backpacker’s 88 days nightmare

Posted on: August 31st, 2018 by Mike Barrow No Comments

SCAMS, withheld pay and atrocious working and living conditions have earned one Aussie city a notorious reputation among backpackers looking to extend their visas through farm work. The agricultural hub [...] read more...

Hostelworld feel the heat

Posted on: August 31st, 2018 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Hostelworld Group is the latest European travel company to bemoan the continent’s long, hot summer and its impact on bookings. The company on Tuesday blamed the heat wave as well [...] read more...

Youth Tourism Conference 2018

Posted on: August 21st, 2018 by Mike Barrow No Comments

The Youth Tourism Conference is a dedicated one-day conference solely focused on addressing the challenges and opportunities that effect youth tourism in Australia and New Zealand. Held on the 14th [...] read more...

Jucy launching ten EV campers for summer season

Posted on: August 6th, 2018 by News Media No Comments

New Zealand tourism operator Jucy will be launching ten new EV campers into it’s fleet for the summer season and it also working with Massey University academics to develop more [...] read more...

Want a more profitable hostel? Look to direct bookings

Posted on: August 5th, 2018 by Byron Bunda 3 Comments

Ah, the good old days before the internet when being in the guidebooks was enough for any hostel. I’ve heard industry veterans wax nostalgically about juggling two phones (land lines) [...] read more...