Archive for the ‘opinion’ Category

NSW Central Coast soon to get WHV restrictions lifted

Posted on: January 8th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Regional Development Australia, Central Coast, (RDACC) has applauded the decision by the Australian Government to address working holiday visa restrictions to help address the critical labour shortage facing Australia’s agricultural [...] read more...

Has Sydney lost its soul?

Posted on: November 26th, 2018 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Sydney is a city that has „lost its soul”, „ruined” by over-development, expensive real estate, and poker machines.That’s according to Sydneysiders responding to academic Rohan Miller’s recent description of the [...] read more...

Is Cradle Mountain suffering from over tourism?

Posted on: October 17th, 2018 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Howard Smith runs a tour operation at Cradle Mountain and should be happy that tourism in Tasmania is booming. But the prospect of more visitors to Cradle Mountain is keeping [...] read more...

Death by Instagram and overtourism, Bali, Thailand, Byron Bay

Posted on: September 19th, 2018 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Have you sweltered in long queues with hordes of other tourists or scrambled for a patch of sand at a busy will call back beach? Then you’ve had a taste [...] read more...

Hostelworld feel the heat

Posted on: August 31st, 2018 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Hostelworld Group is the latest European travel company to bemoan the continent’s long, hot summer and its impact on bookings. The company on Tuesday blamed the heat wave as well [...] read more...