The Backpacker & Youth Tourism Advisory Panel (BYTAP) is the peak national representative body for the Australian inbound Backpacker and Youth Adventure Tourism industry.

The role of BYTAP is to:

  • Act as the critical link between the backpacker & youth adventure industry, the states and territories and federal government in the interpretation of segment-specific issues
  • Represent the interests of the backpacker segment to other industry organisations, government and the community on a national level
  • Facilitate an active and effective policy forum where key industry stakeholders present issues for development and action
  • Raise the profile of the backpacker & youth adventure tourism sector
  • Lead the way in the on-going development of growth strategies to maximise the contribution of the backpacker and youth adventure market to Australia