Archive for the ‘news’ Category

GUEST POST: Lost, hospitalised and then found in Sydney

Posted on: May 18th, 2018 by Chris Harrison No Comments

All too often we hear the bad news stories about our backpacker friends as they work, travel and explore Australia. Of course the vast majority of what is going on [...] read more...

Print lives: the travel brochure is still relevant

Posted on: May 15th, 2018 by News Media No Comments

For decades, tour operators (Edit. + activity & accommodation providers and destinations) have been printing costly paper brochures in order to better illustrate and sell their destinations and itineraries. And [...] read more...

BYTE REPORT: WYSE Exchange Australia 2018

Posted on: May 15th, 2018 by Chris Harrison No Comments

WYSE Exchange Australia returned to Sydney last week, a 3-day event with two days of B2B meetings (Tuesday and Thursday), various networking functions and the inbound youth tourism sector’s leading  [...] read more...

Work and Holiday visa arrangements signed with Austria and Czech Republic

Posted on: May 15th, 2018 by Chris Harrison No Comments

Australia has recently signed Work and Holiday visa agreements with Austria and the Czech Republic. Australian, Austrian and Czech nationals between the ages of 18 and 30 can now apply [...] read more...

REPORT: Backpacker and Adventure Industry Forum, hosted by YHA Australia

Posted on: May 3rd, 2018 by Chris Harrison 1 Comment

The Backpacker and Adventure Industry Forum, hosted by YHA was held this week at Byron Bay’s Community Centre. Approximately 150 delegates attended the event, mainly YHA hostel managers but also [...] read more...