McEvoy will discuss TA’s There’s Nothing Like Australia campaign and its relevance to the youth market, while Wheeler’s closing address will focus on the future of adventure travel and Lonely Planet’s role in it following BBC Worldwide taking a 75 per cent stake in the company in 2007.
This year’s event takes place on November 4 at Dockside, Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Harbour. The Golden Backpack Awards Dinner follows at Star City Casino, Pyrmont.
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