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Wake Up! top the Aussies in HOSCARs Awards

Posted on: February 14th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Wake Up! Sydney and Wake Up! Byron Bay have earned top honours at the 2019 hostelword.com HOSCARs Awards. Sydney placed seventh in the Extra-Large Hostel category and Byron Bay finished tenth in [...] read more...

Kakadu tourism on the rise

Posted on: February 5th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

New data shows visitation to Kakadu National Park has reached its highest point in a decade, despite grim outlooks for the Northern Territory‘s tourism sector elsewhere. Meryl Triggs from the [...] read more...

Tasmania’s tourism boom driven by inbound Chinese

Posted on: February 5th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

A boom in outdoor activities and farm-gate visits is fuelling overseas tourism in Tasmania, with the island state experiencing the biggest growth in visitor numbers of any state and territory, [...] read more...

Tourism Brochure a hit in rural Victoria

Posted on: February 5th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

A group of young rural Australians aim to get people back to the bush with a family-friendly tourism brochure. Caroline Lee, Hindmarsh Shire Youth Councillor said, “Our aim is to [...] read more...

Labor’s rotten deal for farmers and Working Holiday Makers

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

Australian farmers and our tourism industry will suffer at the hands of a Shorten Labor government who plan to back an ACTU bid to put new restrictions on working holiday [...] read more...