Viewing entries posted in April 2022
Key findings from Ecotourism Australia’s inaugural ECO Think | Destination Forum: Australian tourism must focus on collaboration, communication and partnerships to achieve a sustainable future – this was the core message coming out of last month’s inaugural ECO Think | Destination Forum held by Ecotourism Australia (EA) on Gumbaynggirr Country in Coffs Coast and Bellingen Shire.
Swimming with dolphins and seals, captain and owner of Sea All Dolphin Swims and founder of Southern Ocean Environmental Link (SOEL), James ‘Murph’ Murphy doesn’t have your traditional office. Out on the waters of Victoria’s Port Phillip Bay each day, Murph, has witnessed firsthand the detrimental impacts of plastic pollution on Australia’s marine environment.
It takes dedication and passion to pave the way for a sustainable future. By beginning their ECO Certification journey, tourism operators can ensure they are putting in place effective and ethical sustainability practices for the longevity of their operation and the conservation of the natural environment. Here are the tourism operators who completed their criteria and achieved certification in March 2022!
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.