Experts in curating tours that explore all corners of Australia, Fun Over 50 Holidays Holidays continue to innovate off the back of a year coloured with recognition for their ongoing efforts in the tourism industry. Winning gold in both the Cultural Tourism and the Judges Award for Innovation and Resilience categories at the 2021 Queensland Tourism Awards, the team are known for making strides towards upholding ecotourism values that have earned them multiple certifications with Ecotourism Australia.
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Ecotourism Australia’s inaugural ECO Think Destination Forum will be held jointly on Gumbaynggirr Country by Bellingen Shire and the Coffs Harbour City Council from the 22nd – 25th of March, bringing together regional stakeholders to discuss sustainable destination management.
Elissa Keenan has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Ecotourism Australia after a competitive, three-month recruitment process which saw over 100 applicants vie for the position previously held by Rod Hillman.
As travel restrictions start to ease and the tourism industry looks ahead to how it will change in a post-COVID world, Ecotourism Australia is celebrating its 30th birthday with a shift in strategic direction and an accompanying suite of new logos.
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.
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.
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.
It is a great pleasure to welcome Wildlife Wonders onboard as an Advanced Ecotourism certified member of the Ecotourism Australia family.
Ecotourism Australia is excited to announce our newest member, Kookaburra Tagalong Tours, who have just achieved certification at the Nature Tourism level. With a passion for 4WD and camping, Kookaburra Tagalong Tours are eager to take travellers off the beaten path to locations they wouldn’t have seen otherwise.
Demand for nature-based, sustainable travel experiences is growing, especially since COVID: This was a key message to come out of conversations with buyers at this year’s Australian Tourism Exchange, held as a hybrid event in Sydney and online between 6-17 June.