Archive for the ‘Tourism’ Category

Tourism operators in SA’s outback face bleak 2020 despite post-COVID-19 uptick

Posted on: July 21st, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

A small bump in the number of people visiting the South Australian outback has given publicans and tourism operators a brief respite, but they’re facing a difficult battle in the [...] read more...

Backpackers in Tasmania look to the mainland, waiting for COVID-19 pandemic restrictions to ease

Posted on: July 21st, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

When backpacker Alberto Villa moved to Tasmania in January, he didn’t expect his working holiday in the state would last until winter. Key points: Backpackers are staying in Tasmania far [...] read more...

Federal Government pledges $233 million to boost tourism in national parks post-coronavirus

Posted on: July 21st, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

The Federal Government will spend $233 million on tourism and infrastructure projects across five major natural attractions, in a bid to help the struggling tourism sector recover from the “economic [...] read more...

Backpacker Youth Tourism Advisory Panel (BYTAP) bites back

Posted on: July 21st, 2020 by Mike Barrow 1 Comment

As covered in last month’s The Byte, a reinvigorated Backpacker Youth Tourism Advisory Panel (BYTAP) is currently in overdrive, furiously advocating on behalf of the sector. With the welcome news that [...] read more...

Scott Morrison says post-JobKeeper coronavirus support to help Victorian businesses, tourism

Posted on: July 19th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Businesses in Victoria and in the tourism industry are likely to benefit from extended government support set to be announced next week, Prime Minister Scott Morrison says. Key points: Further [...] read more...