Archive for the ‘industry’ Category

Supporting Local: Taste the Barossa and local Adelaide Hotels donate over $4,000 to LHF

Posted on: July 30th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

There are many SA businesses (Little Heroes Foundation included) that rely on the ongoing support from the general public to continue having a positive impact on our communities here in SA. [...] read more...

‘Untourist’ movement shuns global, mass tourism over local, unique and sustainable ventures

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

Tourism operators are being told to focus on relationships rather than destinations, or risk repeating the mass-tourism mistakes of Barcelona and Venice. Key points: Tourist operators are finding travellers want [...] read more...

Adventure Tourism Awards 2019 – Nominations now open

Posted on: July 15th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Adventure Queensland (AQ) is excited to announce the industry led youth tourism awards ceremony and conference will be sponsored by Tourism Australia again in 2019, this year as our Platinum [...] read more...

Letter to the youth/backpacker industry: time to take action

Posted on: July 15th, 2019 by Mike Barrow 4 Comments

On Monday 8th of July, seven industry members including myself met with our local MP for Leichardt (Cairns region), Warren Entsch to raise our concerns regarding: Decline in Youth visitationWHM costs/tax/superExploitation of [...] read more...

Letter to the Editor. The Great Barrier Reef is alive

Posted on: July 12th, 2019 by Mike Barrow 6 Comments

Dear Sir, I had a thought the other day, being a 30-year veteran of the tourism industry here in ‘Cairns – Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef’ that the word [...] read more...