Backpacker Newsroom

A place to catch up with Backpacker College and learn about our industry.

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Tech firm helping to connect agricultural workers with temporary isolation accommodations

With leisure travel on a pandemic pause, accommodation marketplace Backpacker College has turned its attention to helping others in need of an affordable place to stay.

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Press Release: Supporting Temporary Foreign Workers During COVID-19

Backpacker College is working on behalf of Canada’s industry of Farmers, Growers, Greenhouse operators who need trusted rooms as part of Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker program.

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Press Release: Supporting Students Through COVID-19

Backpacker College, the online cross-platform marketplace for trusted affordable accommodation in university and college communities, has accelerated it’s launch to respond to student needs.

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Backpacker College @ Amsterdam

Things to do in Amsterdam.

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Backpacker College @ Grouse

Things to do from Grouse Mountain, Vancouver in Canada.

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Backpacker College @ Kingston

Things to do from Kingston, Ontario in Canada.

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Backpacker College @ Lonsdale Quay

Things to do from Lonsdale Quay, Vancouver in Canada.

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Backpacker College @ Quarry Rock

Things to do from Quarry Rock, North BC in Canada.

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News Release: Accelerator Centre ranked Canada’s top private business accelerator; is among World Top Five

The top business accelerators and incubators across the globe have been announced at the World Incubation Summit in Doha, Qatar.

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The Startup That Makes Globetrotting More Affordable

“COMMUNITECH, CANADA – The see first took hold in 1999, while sitting on a beach in Byron Bay, Australia” by Craig Daniels

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The Startup That Makes Globetrotting More Affordable

“COMMUNITECH, CANADA – The see first took hold in 1999, while sitting on a beach in Byron Bay, Australia” by Craig Daniels

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Rob Evans – Backpacker College

Here are some facts about Rob Evans.  He loves business, travel, sports, his family and friends, and helping students.  Some of his favourite memories include Uluru Sunrise, Working abroad in Australia, Po Lin Temple on Buddha’s birthday, Long Weekend in Prague, and growing up at his cottage on the Great Lakes.  Rob knows that for many people, the best education happens outside a classroom, and created Backpacker College to remove or minimize the elements of Fear and Cost that prevent people from traveling.  Rob believes the world is a better place when people travel, and travel creates global citizens.

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Post-Covid Reopening Of Canadian Campuses Fall Term 2021

Backpacker deep dives into the top 50 Post-Secondary Institutions in Canada to shows what the rules are and what restrictions are in place for on campus this fall during this Covid Pandemic.

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Press Release: Backpacker Says NO to Unfair Discrimination

Backpacker College confirmed that select guests have experienced unfair discrimination with a recent breach of standards by a room provider, canceling stays because others will pay more. Good guests deserve better. Backpacker College does not condone such behaviour.

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