Archive for the ‘statistics’ Category

WHM – 88 days, how important is it?

Posted on: October 30th, 2018 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Working Holiday Makers, or Backpackers, are critical to getting fruit and vegetables harvested in Australia and any reduction in the number of these workers available or changes to the countries [...] read more...

Is this the end of free healthcare for backpackers?

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

Calls to end free healthcare for tourists after revelations foreigners’ medical treatments are costing taxpayers $30 MILLION a year. NSW Health Minister wants to crack down on free healthcare for [...] 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...

Youth Tourism Conference 2018

Posted on: August 21st, 2018 by Mike Barrow No Comments

The Youth Tourism Conference is a dedicated one-day conference solely focused on addressing the challenges and opportunities that effect youth tourism in Australia and New Zealand. Held on the 14th [...] read more...

Immigration swamped with bridging visas

Posted on: August 21st, 2018 by Mike Barrow No Comments

International students, graduates and people on bridging visas are continuing to fuel Australia’s immigration boom. Key points: New figures show a 5 % increase in temporary visas over 2017-18. Almost [...] read more...