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WORKING HOSTELS AUSTRALIA
are excited to invite you to
our 1st annual Working Hostels conference
in Cairns!
This is a unique experience for working hostels around Australia to come together, listen to some key speakers within the industry to find out what's new and what can benefit your business. We've put together a great agenda for the day in a fantastic location, there is also the opportunity to meet other working hostels & share experiences be it the good, the bad or the ugly!

We are really excited to be able to host this event & would love you to come along, gain some valuable information & have a great day or even make it a great weekend.


When:

Friday, 23rd October
9.00am – 5.00pm


Refreshments & buffet lunch included
Welcome drinks will be provided poolside on Thursday, 22nd at 6.00pm

Where:

Rydges Tradewinds Cairns

Tickets:

$79.00 per person




AGENDA


Thursday, 22nd October
 
6.00 pm : Welcome drinks
Hosted by Working Hostels Australia
Poolside @ RydgesTradewinds, Cairns
 
Friday, 23rd October
 
9.00 am : Welcome
Matthew Major from Working Hostels Australia
 
9.15 am : Immigration Changes
Immigration Agent
Changes to the Visa extension including the introduction of pay slips, potential tax changes & details on sponsorship.
 
10.15 am : Share Houses are they a threat to Hostels?
Federal Backpackers Hostel in Bundaberg
Discussing share houses in their district and how they are combating the issue.
 
11.00 am : Morning Tea
 
11.30 am : Details tbc
12.30 pm : Buffet Lunch
 
1.30 pm : Working Hostels Management Software
Matthew Major
Demonstrating onhowWorking Hostels software manages day to day operations of a professional hostel. Including collecting rent, managing workrosters & daily income, expenditures reporting.
 
2.30 pm : Afternoon tea
 
3.00 pm : Selling Travel to guests
Representative from Website Travel
Presenting demonstration on how hostels can make money from selling travel.
 
4.00 pm : Open Forum
Anything go's!!!
Hear from other hostels operators and how they manage things like excessing drinking, late rent payments & work ethic concerns.
 
5.00 pm : Finish.


 


Registration Form


  1. NOTE: Write one name in a line

  2. NOTE: If YES we'll provide you with a booking code to contact RydgesTradewinds in Cairns directly.
  3. Please make your ticket payment of $79.00 per person via credit card


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RydgesTradewinds Cairns

If you require accommodation for 1 or 2 nights please contact the hotel directly quoting the booking code which will be available shortly on our website. Hotel rooms start from $139 per person per night.

RydgesTradewinds Cairns
137 The Esplanade
Cairns, QLD
4870
Tel: 07 4053 0300
reservations_tradewinds@rydges.com








On behalf of WORKING HOSTELS AUSTRALIA we look forward to seeing you in Cairns in October.
 
 
REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS
 
Hostel Name Name of Participants
Working Hostels Australia Matthew Major
Working Hostels Australia Rachel Calladine
The Original Backpackers Cesar Cabrera
BACKPACKERS SHACK NICHOLAS PERVAN -- BACKPACKERS SHACK INNISFAIL
JOHN FRIEL -- WALKABOUT BACKPACKERS INNISFAIL
Mildura International Backpackers John George
Walkamin Enterprises Jennifer Disley
Jack Krikorian
Hinchinbrook Hostel Leonie Smith
Banana Barracks Darren Lawrence
Banana Barracks Darren Lawrence
The Mallee Inn Cameron Penny
Stuart Davison
Rohan Wass
Mallee Inn Anthony Ietto