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Good luck to ecotourism members at 2016 state tourism awards

27 October 2016 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia wishes good luck to all our certified members who have entered their State’s annual tourism awards. We will be thinking of you and cheering you along as the awards all take place during November. Please ensure you ‘share’ your news and photos with us. 

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Safe Hands Insurance joins Ecotourism Australia as a Business Member

25 October 2016 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia welcomes Safe Hands Insurance to our Business Membership.

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World Tourism Day 2016

27 September 2016 | 0 Comments

With almost 1.2 billion people travelling abroad each year, tourism has become a prodigious economic sector and a powerful tool in creating prosperity and peace for millions of people worldwide.

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Curbing consumption – Water you waiting for?

16 September 2016 | 0 Comments

The tourism industry is largely dependent on water. Accommodation providers, in particular, depend on large quantities of water to run showers, swimming pools, irrigation systems and so on. Consequently, a medium to large hotel in Australia, for example, uses around 79,000 litres per day, equating roughly to the same amount of water needed to fill 29 Olympic-sized pools each year.

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Paronella Park – continuing the legacy

5 September 2016 | 0 Comments

The story of a forgotten ecotourism legacy and the people who brought it back to life.

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Townsville Whale Watching’s over-whale-ming achievement!

30 August 2016 | 0 Comments

Affordable Yacht Charters (AYC) have achieved Ecotourism Certification for Townsville Whale Watching (TWW) and their outstanding commitment to marine tourism in the Palm Islands.

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Congratulations to Par Avion for achieving ROC Certification!

19 August 2016 | 0 Comments

Par Avion is no stranger to ecotourism, having earned its Nature Certification more than four years ago. It operates breathtaking scenic tours throughout eastern, southern and western Tasmania where visitors are offered an exclusive birds-eye-view of the radical Tasmanian landscape.

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EcoTreasures cleans up critical habitat for little penguins

17 August 2016 | 0 Comments

EcoTreasures is helping to clean up critical penguin habitat in the Sydney Harbour catchment area by removing plastic from the beach. Since 2014 the Sydney-based tour company has incorporated voluntary marine debris clean-ups into their Manly Coastal Walks, helping keep plastic and other materials out of an environment that is important for threatened populations of little penguins.

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Reef surveys show signs of hope and tourism can help

1 July 2016 | 0 Comments

Australia’s greatest natural wonder, the Great Barrier Reef, has suffered the worst mass coral bleaching event in its history. The impacts are serious, but recent underwater surveys show that parts of the world’s ‘largest living thing’ are resilient, giving hope for the recovery of affected areas. And the tourism industry, with an enormous stake in the health of the Great Barrier Reef, can help shape its future.

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Positive Outcomes for ATE16

1 June 2016 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia joined over 2,500 tourism industry professionals on Queensland's Gold Coast for the 2016 Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE16) between the 16th to 19th of May. The event proved yet again to be a valuable experience, providing an opportunity to network, build positive relationships, and gain insight into current trends within the industry and an opportunity to catch up with our members in attendance, who made up over 40% of all Sellers!

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