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WA struggles with tourism numbers

More tourists are visiting Western Australia, but despite a multi-million-dollar advertising campaign, the tourism industry is still struggling to get them to stay longer and convince international visitors to spend [...] read more...

Australian Chamber of Commerce comes out swinging on behalf of the WHV

Australia’s peak body of tourism organisations, Australian Chamber-Tourism, is concerned by reports today that the Unions would be applying strong pressure on a possible Labor Government to wind back the [...] read more...

WHM increases for Spain, Peru and Israel

Working Holiday Maker cap increases for Spain, Peru and Israel Ole, ole, and mazel tov! This year is starting off with a bang for the backpacker sector, with the announcement [...] read more...

Latest backpacker stats revealed

The latest IVS (International Visitor Survey) have been released by Tourism Australia. The backpacker sector has been analysed and looks like this. Arrivals in September quarter: Down 5.5% to 2017 [...] read more...

WHM – 88 days, how important is it?

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...