Archive for the ‘backpacker’ Category

What is Australia Inc? The new message to WHM from TA

Posted on: April 22nd, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

WHAT IS AUSTRALIA INC.? ( Tourism Australia’s message to potential Working Holiday Makers). Australian Inc. of course is not a real company but rather a conduit to the (already existing) jobs and experiences offered [...] read more...

Record number of youth & adventure sellers attend ATE in Perth

Posted on: April 16th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Tourism Australia’s premier annual business-to-business event for promoting Australia’s tourism experiences to the international travel trade drew to a close after celebrating its 40th year in Perth last week. Organised by Tourism Australia in partnership with host‐state partner, Tourism WA, [...] read more...

Yass queens: Aussie town’s quirky name breaks down barriers and drives tourism

Posted on: April 16th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

The expression ‘Yass Queen’ conjures up images of pop star Lady Gaga, New York fashion, and divas. But now, the New South Wales farming town of Yass, which has just [...] read more...

DO NOT feed the kangaroos. You are killing them

Posted on: April 16th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Wildlife authorities warn tourists feeding native animals at one of Western Australia‘s most famous beaches are “killing them with kindness” in search of the perfect selfie.  Key points: The ABC [...] read more...

Disruption in the caravan parks industry could pose a real threat

Posted on: April 16th, 2019 by Mike Barrow 1 Comment

Clayton McCudden has been in the caravan park industry for just three years, but he’s already considering leaving the sector. Key points: The number of caravan parks across Tasmania has [...] read more...