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MEDIA RELEASE: ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA FORMS PARTNERSHIP WITH THE WORLD TOURISM ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS

27 February 2019 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia has signed an historic partnership agreement with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) this month, cementing its position as a global leader in the field of sustainable and nature-based tourism and setting the stage for increased collaboration between the two organisations.

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TOP TIPS ON MAKING THE MOST OF ATE 2019

27 February 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s hard to believe that it’s that time of year again: the Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE), Australia’s largest annual travel and tourism business-to-business event, is just around the corner.

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EVERYDAY ECOTOURISM HEROES EDITION 3: JESS LEASK

30 January 2019 | 0 Comments

“Jess' enthusiasm is infectious. She makes you want to do more. Just being around her, I've realised that while I do try and do my part, there is so much more that I could be doing to contribute.”

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RIGHT FOOT FORWARD WA ACHIEVES NATURE TOURISM CERTIFICATION

28 January 2019 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Right Foot Forward WA for achieving Nature Tourism Certification for their adventure learning programs for youth and specialist adult adventure programs!

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PART TWO OF OUR NT ADVENTURE

24 January 2019 | 0 Comments

This is the second part of two-part Northern Territory road trip article – check out where we’ve been so far here!

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ECO CERTIFICATION EXPLAINED

21 December 2018 | 0 Comments

If you’ve travelled anywhere in Australia, it’s likely you’ve come across the ECO Certified tourism logo. Close to 500 tourism businesses – tour companies, accommodations and attractions – proudly display this logo on their windows, their vessels and their uniforms. But do you know what it signifies? Have you perhaps even thought that it’s probably just a marketing ploy; something aimed to attract “eco conscious” travellers?

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MAKING IT EASY TO CHOOSE THE BEST SUNSCREEN – FOR YOUR HEALTH, AND THE PLANET’S

4 December 2018 | 0 Comments

Tanned skin, at least in Western cultures, has long been considered a sign of beauty and wealth. On the other hand, Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world, with two out of three Australians diagnosed with skin cancer at some point throughout their life. Many people use sunscreen in their everyday life, and it has been proven that long-term use of sun protection will help to prevent skin cancer.

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BE PART OF THE SOLUTION, NOT THE PROBLEM

20 November 2018 | 0 Comments

What have you heard about the Great Barrier Reef? If we hazard a guess, there’s a good chance it was bad news. Our media, as much as we love it and learn from it, seems to enjoy focusing on the problems when it comes to the reef – coral bleaching, climate change impacts, the dying reef, overfishing – the list goes on. But what we don’t get to hear much about is what people are doing to protect the reef, and to conserve it for future generations. In this article we want to share just some of these things – plus give you some easy ways to get involved and be part of the solution.

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HUMANS OF THE REEF: SARAH ELLIS - NINGALOO DISCOVERY

12 November 2018 | 0 Comments

For the months of September - November, we'll be posting a series of Humans of the Reef case studies. This case study series will capture the faces and stories of the people who work on our reefs - their day-to-day, their perspectives, their favourite things. In doing this, we want to strengthen awareness about the value of, and threats to, coral reefs and their associated ecosystems and show off our certified, best practice operators who are doing their part to protect these incredible natural wonders.

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WA WANDERLUST: EXPERIENCE THE BEST OF WEST

12 November 2018 | 0 Comments

You may think that Western Australia, the largest state in Australia, is mostly outback. But in the southwest corner you’ll not only find the state’s capital, Perth but also the delightful Margaret River wine region. Making your way up the coast, the sights you will encounter are breathtaking, with beautiful sandy beaches on one side and vast desert on the other. At the top of the state lies the mighty Kimberley region. Need some more inspiration? Here’s a selection of our favourite places and activities for your next visit to WA.

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