COMPANIES CHAMPIONING ECOTOURISM IN OCTOBER
It takes dedication and passion to pave the way for a sustainable future. By beginning their ECO Certification journey, tourism operators can ensure they are putting in place effective and ethical sustainability practices for the longevity of their operation and the conservation of the natural environment. Here are the tourism operators who completed their criteria and achieved certification in October 2021!
FROM DEPLETION TO REGENERATION - THE TOUR LETTING TRAVELLERS SAVE KOALA HABITATS
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THESE WILDLIFE CORRIDORS WILL KEEP SQUIRREL GLIDERS SAFE IN THE SCENIC RIM
South East Queensland is teeming with unique wildlife, giving the region its character and attracting tourists internationally to see what it has in store. The Scenic Rim only adds to its charm and is currently applying for ECO Destination Certification. It’s no small feat to put in place sustainability practices in the community to achieve such a title.
MEDIA RELEASE: ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA CEO ROD HILLMAN RESIGNS AFTER NINE YEARS
Rod Hillman, CEO of Ecotourism Australia (EA), has announced his resignation today during the organisation’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), after almost nine years as its Chief Executive.
DESTINATION MARKETING STORE IS NOW AN ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA BUSINESS MEMBER
Ecotourism Australia welcomes its newest Business Member, Destination Marketing Store (DMS). Owned and directed by Charlotte Prouse with her business partner Carl Solomon, Destination Marketing Store (DMS) is a fully integrated marketing service that helps its clients to turn their business into the destination of choice.
LITTLE FISH TOURISM DEVELOPMENT CONSULTING JOINS ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA COMMUNITY
Little Fish Tourism Development Consulting is a boutique tourism product, training and experiences development consultancy based in the Whitsundays. Owned and directed by Crystal Lacey, who is passionate about environmental education and exceptional quality assurance, loves helping local tourism businesses.
MEDIA RELEASE: GOOGLE NOW SHOWCASES ECO CERTIFICATION IN ACCOMMODATION LISTINGS
Google has started showcasing accommodation businesses’ ECO Certification status on its listings, just days before the start of October – the month in which Ecotourism Australia officially celebrates its 30th birthday.
TOURISM OPERATORS KICKING SUSTAINABILITY GOALS IN SEPTEMBER
It takes dedication and passion to pave the way for a sustainable future. By beginning their ECO Certification journey, tourism operators can ensure they are putting in place effective and ethical sustainability practices for the longevity of their operation and the conservation of the natural environment. Here are the tourism operators who completed their criteria and achieved certification September 2021!
MEDIA RELEASE: HOW CONSERVATION AND TOURISM ARE REBUILDING AUSTRALIA’S TOURISM SECTOR
Three of Australia’s bushfire-prone regions are joining the push to build Australia’s tourism sector back better using sustainability principles, thanks to funding from the World Wide Fund for Nature-Australia (WWF-Australia) and Ecotourism Australia’s internationally recognised ECO Destination Certification program.
LAY WASTE TO LANDFILL: CRUISE MAROOCHY ECO TOURS CANS PLASTIC BOTTLES
For many, landfill is a convenient and final waste management solution for materials that tend to hang around longer than we wish they would. But for some tourism operators, diverting waste from landfill was the only option for a sustainable future – and it meant getting creative. The waste series ‘Lay Waste to Landfill’ explores the outstanding innovations from our ECO certified operators who go above and beyond to turn their waste management systems into a force for good.