Accommodation Association News
Tourism Minister Gary Gray has welcomed Australia's one millionth Chinese visitor – an 11 year-old girl arriving in Australia today (30/07/2013) with her mother on an Approved Destination Status (ADS) visa to Australia's shores.
Victoria’s backpacker industry is deeply concerned about contractual changes being implemented by the major hostel booking service www.hostelworld.com which will severely limit operators’ autonomy and control over their businesses.
The state’s peak tourism industry body says the scare-campaign being led by federal member for Corangamite, Darren Cheeseman MP, in reaction to the State Government’s proposal to allow private investment in national parks is misleading
Backpacker Operators Association New South Wales (BOA NSW) on 10 July hosted a meeting of its members in Sydney to discuss the recent aggressive contracting terms of Online Travel Agents (OTA’s)