Viewing entries posted in November 2015
Congratulations to the Valley of the Giants - Tree Top Walk
Congratulations to the Valley of the Giants - Tree Top Walk for achieving Advanced Ecotourism Certification for their Tree Top Walks!
Congratulations to Australian National Botanic Gardens
Congratulations to the Australian National Botanic Gardens (ANBG) for achieving Ecotourism Certification for their beautiful gardens!
Tasmania announced as the host for Ecotourism Australia’s 2016 GlobalEco Conference
‘And the winner is Tasmania!’ announced Rick Murray, Chairman of Ecotourism Australia, today declaring Ecotourism Australia’s 2016 GlobalEco conference will be held in Tasmania. ‘Tasmania is a centre for ecotourism in Australia with high quality tour operators delivering excellent experiences in a land blessed with natural and cultural wonders,’ said Mr. Murray.
ECO Certified Tour Operators gain GSTC Approved Status
‘As of today all Ecotourism and Advanced Ecotourism Eco-certified operators can proudly display the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) Approved logo’ announced Mr. Guy Chester, Technical Director GSTC, at Ecotourism Australia’s conference - GlobalEco. "Ecotourism Australia’s ECO Certification is one of only three tourism certification programs globally that has gained GSTC-Approved status whereby their operators can display this logo that clearly shows visitors these tourism experiences have been assessed by a credible scheme as being sustainable tourism."
Congratulations to Rottnest Island Authority!
Congratulations to Rottnest Island Authority for achieving Advanced Ecotourism Certification for their accommodation, camping, and tours!
Turtle Nesting Season on Queensland's Coast
This month welcomed the beginning of the turtle nesting season on parts of Queensland’s coast. From November through to January, mother turtles will arrive on Mon Repos shore to dig up their nests and lay their eggs.