Archive for the ‘industry’ Category

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...

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...

International Visitors Survey stats show backpacker sector struggling

Posted on: April 3rd, 2019 by Mike Barrow 1 Comment

Not pretty! Is the best way to describe the latest IVS stats from Tourism Australia. The backpacker sector was down 3.8% for visitors in the December 2018 quarter based on [...] read more...

ADVENTIUM TECHNOLOGY API SUCCESS FEES

Posted on: April 2nd, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Adventium Technology emailed their clients on 26 March 2019 to advise that effective 15 April 2019, they will be implementing API Success Fees. The proposed fees will be on all successful [...] read more...

Bring out the baklava, here come the Greeks

Posted on: March 27th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Young Australians will more easily be able to holiday, work and study in Greece with reciprocal Work and Holiday arrangements set to commence on 1 July 2019. Five hundred places [...] read more...