Viewing entries posted in October 2015
ECO Certification Workshop with Mackay Tourism
This week (Thursday 29th October) Ecotourism Australia, with the support of Mackay Tourism, held a workshop on Ecotourism Australia's Certification programs for tourism operators in the Mackay Region. The workshop was held in the Studio at one of Mackay's best kept secrets, luxury wildlife retreat, The Feathered Nest.
Explore Eco Travel Workshop at Biome Store Indooroopilly
Rob Pennicott & Wendy Hills join the Ecotourism Australia Board
This years Board Elections have seen two new Directors elected to the Ecotourism Australia Board, each for a two year term. Ecotourism Australia is excited to welcome the newest members to the Board; Rob Pennicott of Pennicott Wilderness Journeys, and Wendy Hills of NSW Parks & Wildlife Service. While welcoming the new Directors, we bid a farewell and many thanks to Peter Gash of Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort, and Lizzie Corke of the Conservation Ecology Centre, who have both made an invaluable contribution to our organisation over the past two years.
Congratulations to Walk into Luxury!
Congratulations to Walk into Luxury for achieving Advanced Ecotourism for their private walking tours and small group walking tours.
Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park opens world's largest wombat enclosure
Gregory Andrews, the Australian Threatened Species Commissioner recently opened Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park's new wombat exhibit.
Opportunity for Ecotourism industry experts to engage with sustainable development in India
Austrade working in conjunction with the Asian Development Bank are holding a video conference next month and places are limited.
Tourism could be next big boom in Australia
Australians may witness the tourism sector playing a major role in economy, overtaking coal as the country's second-biggest export, if things are done the right way.
Ecotourism Australia Board Elections 2015
Ecotourism Australia held its Annual General Meeting at its offices – 6/67 O’Connell Terrace Bowen Hills, Queensland – today.
An election for the five vacant Director positions were held with the following being elected:
Multi-award winning Bloomfield Lodge FOR SALE
Bloomfield Lodge, a beautifully remote, multi-award winning wilderness Eco Resort is for sale!