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Dear England and Wales, what was that!? http://ow.ly/mcDB301Exjw #travelbiz #brexit #skift

3 Skift articles which summarise the initial reactions and fallout.

What the Brexit Vote Means for the Global Tourism Industry
FAQs on What Brexit Mean For British Travelers Today
Brexit Is Bad News for Europe’s Low-Cost Carriers
June 25, 2016. Sign Up Advertise · Skift's Weekly Review Newsletter is a collection of our coverage from the previous week that we deliver to your inbox every Saturday. With the Review, you'll better understand the bigger issues surrounding the breaking news in the global travel industry, ...
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Why Distribution Matters in the Changing Vacation Rental Sector http://ow.ly/RPMI301Ewr6 #travelbiz #skift

This looks like the US vacation rental market finally catching up with how the rest of you do business online.

By the way, that "billboard effect" they also talk about, also works when you're on a site like the Big Volcano Visitor Guide at bigvolcano.com.au.
Vacation rental owners and managers once relied on classifieds or catalogs to get on guests’ radar, slowly shifting to listings sites like VRBO. “The emerg
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Weekly Weekend Farmers Markets in the Northern Rivers - Gold Coast region http://ow.ly/YJg60 #farmersmarkets #weekedmarkets #shoplocal
Saturday Markets
Alstonville Farmers Market - Bugden Lane car park, opposite Federal Hotel, Saturday 8am - 12pm:
Blue Knob Farmers Market - Blue Knob Cafe and Gallery, Saturday 8.30am-12pm: fresh produce, organic seasonal produce, food, arts, crafts, music
Bangalow Farmers Market, Saturday 8am - 11am
Byron Summer Artisan Market (October - March), Saturday 4pm - 9pm: arts, crafts, food, music
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Farmers' Market, Saturday 6.30am - 11.30 am, rain or shine: Fresh Produce, Organics, arts, crafts, food, music
Kyogle Community & Farmers Markets, Every Saturday 8am - 12pm: Fresh Produce, arts, crafts, bric a brac, food, music
Lismore Farmers Market - Lismore Showground, Saturday 8am - 11am Nimbin - Rainbow Lane Produce & Craft Market, Saturday
Uki Farmers Markets, Saturday 7am - 11am
Palm Beach Food & Farmers' Markets, Palm Beach Currumbin State High School Every Saturday 7am - midday: Fresh Produce, Food, Musical Entertainment
Sunday Markets
Ballina Farmers Market, Sunday 7am -11am Miami Organic Farmers Market, Sunday 6.am - 11.30am: Certified organically grown, seasonal fresh veges and fruit.
Nerang Fresh Produce & Craft Market, Sunday 6.30am - 12 noon: Farmers produce, arts, crafts
Tamborine Mountain Showground Local Produce Market, Sunday 7am - 12noon: Local fresh fruit & vegies, preserves, plants, honey, coffee etc.
Tweed Markets Recreation Street, Every Sunday, 7am-1pm: Arts and crafts, bric a brac, food
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Flying for their lives. http://ow.ly/Nj4j301tDWR #birds #conservation #sustainabledevelopment

Every year, millions of shorebirds fly between Australasia and the Arctic. But for many, this will be their last flight.

Wonderful article. Who'd have thought that North Korea might be a savior for the birds?
The East Asian-Australasian Flyway is home to millions of shorebirds. But it's on the brink of collapse.
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Shop Local! Weekday Farmers Markets Northern Rivers - Gold Coast region, Tuesday to Friday. http://ow.ly/MpuD300sV9a #farmersmarkets #visitbigvolcano
Tuesday
New Brighton Farmers Market, Tuesday 8am - 11am
Lismore Organic Market (TROPO) - Lismore Showground, Tuesday 8am - 11am: Local organic produce
Wednesday
Caldera Farmers Market - Murwillumbah Showground, Wednesday 7am-11am: Local produce, plastic bag free
Nimbin Farmers Market - Cullen St, Wednesday 3pm-6pm
Thursday
Byron Bay Farmers Market, Thursday 7am - 11am: Local produce
Emerald Lakes Gourmet Food and Craft Market, Thursday 4pm- 7pm
The Lismore Produce Market - Magellan Street, Thursday 3.30pm - 6.30pm: Local produce, arts, crafts
Friday
Mullumbimby Farmers Market, Friday 7am - 11am: Local produce
Tweed Twilight Markets - Jack Evans Boat Harbour, 2nd and 4th Friday 2pm - 8pm:
Local businesses, creative arts and recreation
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Weekly Weekend Farmers Markets in the Northern Rivers - Gold Coast region http://ow.ly/YJg60 #farmersmarkets #weekedmarkets #shoplocal
Saturday Markets
Alstonville Farmers Market - Bugden Lane car park, opposite Federal Hotel, Saturday 8am - 12pm:
Blue Knob Farmers Market - Blue Knob Cafe and Gallery, Saturday 8.30am-12pm: fresh produce, organic seasonal produce, food, arts, crafts, music
Bangalow Farmers Market, Saturday 8am - 11am
Byron Summer Artisan Market (October - March), Saturday 4pm - 9pm: arts, crafts, food, music
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Farmers' Market, Saturday 6.30am - 11.30 am, rain or shine: Fresh Produce, Organics, arts, crafts, food, music
Kyogle Community & Farmers Markets, Every Saturday 8am - 12pm: Fresh Produce, arts, crafts, bric a brac, food, music
Lismore Farmers Market - Lismore Showground, Saturday 8am - 11am Nimbin - Rainbow Lane Produce & Craft Market, Saturday
Uki Farmers Markets, Saturday 7am - 11am
Palm Beach Food & Farmers' Markets, Palm Beach Currumbin State High School Every Saturday 7am - midday: Fresh Produce, Food, Musical Entertainment
Sunday Markets
Ballina Farmers Market, Sunday 7am -11am Miami Organic Farmers Market, Sunday 6.am - 11.30am: Certified organically grown, seasonal fresh veges and fruit.
Nerang Fresh Produce & Craft Market, Sunday 6.30am - 12 noon: Farmers produce, arts, crafts
Tamborine Mountain Showground Local Produce Market, Sunday 7am - 12noon: Local fresh fruit & vegies, preserves, plants, honey, coffee etc.
Tweed Markets Recreation Street, Every Sunday, 7am-1pm: Arts and crafts, bric a brac, food
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Monthly markets 3rd weekend, for the Northern Rivers, Gold Coast hinterland region. http://ow.ly/60nU301lQP8 #weekendmarkets #shoplocal

Monthly Markets 3rd Saturday
Gold Coast Design Collective Market, opp. Currumbin RSL, 3rd Saturday 9am - 2pm: DIY projects and handmade, vintage and retro products, food, music
Mullumbimby Community Market, 3rd Saturday 7.30am - 3.00pm, 8am-2pm Winter: kids amusements, arts, crafts, bric a brac, food, music, produce
Monthly Markets 3rd Sunday
Ballina Market, 3rd Sunday: arts, crafts, bric a brac, food, music, produce
Beechmont Country Markets, 3rd Sunday 8am - 12 noon: arts, crafts, bric a brac, food, produce
The Byron Community Market Beachside Markets - Jan, Easter, and Sep-Oct long weekends, 3rd Sunday (Xmas and January only) 8am - 3pm: Animal rides, arts, crafts, bric a brac, food, music, produce
Darlington Community Markets. Darlington State School, QLD, 3rd Sunday : March, July, November only: Homemade, Handmade, Home grown, Recycled, Upcycled and Organic stalls.
Lismore Car Boot Market, 3rd Sunday 8am-2pm: arts, crafts, bric a brac, food, produce
(02) 6622 5751
Piggabeen Valley Market, 3rd Sunday from 9am - 2pm (NSW) Mar to Nov: Live music, hand made arts and crafts, bric a brac, local produce, home baked treats
Pottsville Beach Markets, 3rd Sunday from 7.30am: Animal rides, arts, crafts, food, music, produce
Uki Buttery Bazaar, 3rd Sunday: arts, crafts, bric a brac, food, produce, music
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ICYMI: Value Alliance, world’s largest low-cost carrier group formed in APAC region. http://ow.ly/MiNQ301EwQT #travelbiz #aviation #airlines
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Iconic Gold Coast resort re-opens after eight years http://ow.ly/AxmJ301xZle #travelbiz #scenicrim #kooralbyn

Ramada Resort Kooralbyn Valley features 102 rooms, and a variety of activities for guests to enjoy, ranging from sky diving, mountain biking and water sports, to a health and wellness centre, full conference, wedding and meeting facilities, two outdoor pools, a kids’ club, resort store, 18-hole championship golf course, tennis courts, a gym and sauna, and a range of restaurants and bars.
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Climate Change Refugees: A Catastrophe of Our Own Creation
by Anote Tong, former President of the Republic of Kiribati
Climate change poses the most significant moral challenge to the global community and an existential threat to the future of many communities worldwide.
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Migration with dignity must be part of a climate change adaptation strategy, rather than relocation of its people as climate refugees. http://ow.ly/hl0U301szwm #climaterefugees
Anote Tong, former President of the Republic of Kiribati
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This was originally published on 29/4/16, so the finishing touches have probably all been completed by now. News Release: There may be a few finishing touches to go, but the bulk of the Nimbin Transfer Station upgrade is complete, with a new drop-off area…
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Tweed Shire Council will work with participating private landowners to improve the health of the Rous River between Chillingham and Murwillumbah over the next three years, thanks to $100,000 in funding through the NSW Environmental Trust.  The NSW…
Tweed Shire Council will work with participating private landowners to improve the health of the Rous River between Chillingham and Murwillumbah over the next three years, thanks to $100,000 in fun…
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Byron Bay - Gold Coast, Australia, Visitor Information Guide.
Introduction
Welcome to the Big Volcano Regional Tourist and Visitor Guide.

A comprehensive guide about where to stay, things to see and do, and tours and attractions in the Northern Rivers and Gold Coast Hinterland region of Australia; including Ballina, Byron Bay and hinterland, Tweed Coast, Tweed Valley, and hinterland towns and villages in the "Rainbow Region" including Casino, Kyogle, Lismore and Nimbin.