Viewing entries posted in January 2018
WHEN A GENERATIONAL LOVE OF NATURE BECOMES A CATALYST FOR CHANGE
The Conservation Ecology Centre, a long-term Ecotourism Australia member situated in the Otways region of Australia’s iconic Great Ocean Road, received $2 million in federal government funding this month for its newest project, Wildlife Wonders. This project represents a significant investment in the future of the Otways, for residents, for tourists and for Australia’s native species.
UN YEAR OF SUSTAINABLE TOURISM FOR DEVELOPMENT 2017 | WHAT DID WE GET UP TO?
The year 2017 was all about sustainable tourism, designated as such by the 70th General Assembly of the United Nations. In response, public and private sector groups around the world launched innovative tourism projects and initiatives designed to raise awareness of sustainable tourism’s contribution to development and highlight the sector’s role as a catalyst for positive change.
WELCOMING ABCO PRODUCTS, OUR NEWEST BUSINESS MEMBERER
Abco Products is an Australian company specialised in industrial and commercial cleaning. Offering a range of high quality consumables, cleaning products and equipment to industry, Abco Products continually invests in leading technologies in order to provide sustainable solutions that increase efficiency and manage risks within the commercial cleaning industry.
WHY YOU SHOULD BE THINKING ABOUT FORESTS
As an ecotourism operator, looking after the natural environment is part of your DNA. But looking after the environment goes beyond separating your rubbish and riding a bicycle to work – it is also about the companies and organisations you partner with, and about understanding what impacts are occurring along the tourism supply chain.
NEW YEAR'S ECO RESOLUTIONS – IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO START
It’s the end of January, and if you’re in the 50% of the Australian population that set new year’s resolutions for 2018, you may or may not already be doubting whether you’re going to last the distance.
CONGRATULATIONS TO BARRA2BILLFISH FOR ACHIEVING ECOTOURISM CERTIFICATION!
Congratulations to Barra2Billfish for achieving Ecotourism certification on their fishing charters in the Whitsunday Region, QLD.
LIGHT2LIGHT COASTAL WALKS ACHIEVES ECOTOURISM CERTIFICATION
Congratulations to Light2Light Coastal Walks for achieving Ecotourism certification!
CONGRATULATIONS TO PADDLECRAFT FOR ACHIEVING ADVANCED ECOTOURISM AND CLIMATE ACTION BUSINESS CERTIFICATION!
Congratulations to Paddlecraft for achieving Advanced Ecotourism and Climate Action Business Certification for their tours - Pittwater Discovery, SUN, SEA & SUP, From Bush to Beach, and Kayak & Camp.
BAREFOOT DOWNUNDER ACHIEVES ECOTOURISM CERTIFICATION
Congratulations to Barefoot Downunder for gaining Ecotourism certification for their Blue Mountains Tour and Figure 8 Pools and Coastal Adventure Tour.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ORPHEUS ISLAND LODGE FOR ACHIEVING ADVANCED ECOTOURISM AND CLIMATE ACTION BUSINESS CERTIFICATION!
Located on a secluded, private island in the Great Barrier Reef, Orpheus Island Lodge is a five-star resort with a variety of experiences available in tropical island luxury. Accessible solely by helicopter and accommodating only 28 guests, it is a perfect location for visitors to enjoy the natural beauty of the island – and the surrounding Great Barrier Reef Marine Park - from a peaceful, remote hide-away.