Viewing entries posted in March 2020
VENTURING TO THE TOP: ECO CERTIFIED OPERATOR'S SECRETS OF SUCCESS
Spirits are still, understandably, running high at Venture North Australia (VNA) as owners Hugh and Aaron Grange have recently returned from the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in Canberra, where they were awarded gold in the category of Cultural Tourism.
KEPPEL DIVE ACHIEVES ECOTOURISM CERTIFICATION
Ecotourism Australia is proud to welcome Great Keppel Island Watersports and Activities (Keppel Dive) to our community and wish to extend our congratulations for reaching Ecotourism level for their Guided Snorkel Tour and Certified Diving Tour.
Beauty from Ashes: Crystal Creek Meadows
As our campaign ‘Beauty from Ashes’ continues we would like to highlight solution oriented, positive thinking mindsets, such as that of Crystal Creek Meadows. This Advanced Ecotourism and ROC certified operator offers luxury accommodation in the stunning Southern Highlands and South Coast region of New South Wales.
MEDIA RELEASE: ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA CONFERENCE HEADS TO MARGARET RIVER IN DECEMBER
Ecotourism Australia’s 28th annual Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference will be held in Margaret River, Western Australia from 1 - 3 December 2020.
WELCOMING DAYDREAM ISLAND TO THE ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA COMMUNITY
Congratulations to Daydream Island for achieving Ecotourism certification! This island resort, which has just undergone a major redevelopment following damage from Cyclone Debbie in 2017, offers an incredible Great Barrier experience for both domestic and international guests.
MEDIA RELEASE: ECOTOURISM STARS SHINE BRIGHT AT NATIONAL TOURISM AWARDS
Ecotourism Australia certified operators took home more gold awards than any state at Friday night’s Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in Canberra.
WHITSUNDAYS-BASED LUXURY YACHTING ACHIEVES ECOTOURISM CERTIFICATION
Our congratulations go out to Luxury Yachting on achieving Ecotourism Certification for their charter operations in the Whitsundays!
PICO PLAY JOINS THE ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA BUSINESS COMMUNITY
Pico Play brings half a century of expertise to creating themed experiences, providing clients with bespoke concept, designing and planning solutions for a wide range of themed attraction and tourism and leisure destinations including theme parks, water parks, nature parks, aquariums, zoos, galleries and family entertainment centres.
MEDIA RELEASE: DOUGLAS SHIRE AWARDED AT 2020 SUSTAINABLE DESTINATION AWARDS IN EUROPE
The sustainability successes continue for Ecotourism Australia’s first ECO certified destination, the Douglas Shire, who have just taken home the Communities and Culture Award at the Sustainable Destination Awards in Europe.
FROM SHARKS AND SEALIONS TO REDUCING ENERGY USE IN A LOCAL GYMNASTICS CLUB
How a South Australian adventure tour company is offsetting their carbon in the local community
From 2016 to 2019, Calypso Star Charters, in South Australia’s Port Lincoln, was a carbon neutral tourism business. But when their carbon auditing and offsetting provider stopped offering carbon offset services in mid-2019, the company knew it was time to think outside the box.