Archive for the ‘backpacker’ Category

Traveltalk poll: how many people use physical travel agents?

Posted on: June 4th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Traveltalk asked 500 consumers about their travel booking habits – and the results are in… The relevance of bricks and mortar travel agents in an increasingly tech-focused world is a [...] read more...

Female backpackers signal liking for traffic control in search of second-year WHV

Posted on: June 4th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Rather than working on orchards or cattle farms, word has spread among female backpackers in the Top End about another industry that’s on the move. The young women are opting [...] read more...

Tourism Australia and STA Travel team up to promote Australia Inc.

Posted on: May 29th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Tourism Australia has teamed with up with STA Travel in the UK to roll-out a month-long roadshow as part of the Australia Inc. campaign to promote working holidays Down Under. Running until [...] read more...

Wicked Campers faces the wrath of Country Women’s Association over slogans on its vans

Posted on: May 29th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

The Country Women’s Association (CWA) has Wicked Campers in its sights over its “sexist, misogynist and racist slogans” painted on its vans. Key points: A slogan on a Wicked Camper-owned [...] read more...

Visa overstayers fly under the radar during federal election campaign

Posted on: May 28th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

The Gold Coast is a famous destination for visitors from around the world, but its attraction sometimes means people stay a little too long. So while major political parties often [...] read more...