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Congratulations to Australian National Botanic Gardens

26 November 2015 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to the Australian National Botanic Gardens (ANBG) for achieving Ecotourism Certification for their beautiful gardens!

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ECO Certified Tour Operators gain GSTC Approved Status

17 November 2015 | 0 Comments

‘As of today all Ecotourism and Advanced Ecotourism Eco-certified operators can proudly display the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) Approved logo’ announced Mr. Guy Chester, Technical Director GSTC, at Ecotourism Australia’s conference - GlobalEco. "Ecotourism Australia’s ECO Certification is one of only three tourism certification programs globally that has gained GSTC-Approved status whereby their operators can display this logo that clearly shows visitors these tourism experiences have been assessed by a credible scheme as being sustainable tourism."

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Turtle Nesting Season on Queensland's Coast

13 November 2015 | 0 Comments

This month welcomed the beginning of the turtle nesting season on parts of Queensland’s coast. From November through to January, mother turtles will arrive on Mon Repos shore to dig up their nests and lay their eggs.

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Rob Pennicott & Wendy Hills join the Ecotourism Australia Board

30 October 2015 | 0 Comments

This years Board Elections have seen two new Directors elected to the Ecotourism Australia Board, each for a two year term. Ecotourism Australia is excited to welcome the newest members to the Board; Rob Pennicott of Pennicott Wilderness Journeys, and Wendy Hills of NSW Parks & Wildlife Service. While welcoming the new Directors, we bid a farewell and many thanks to Peter Gash of Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort, and Lizzie Corke of the Conservation Ecology Centre, who have both made an invaluable contribution to our organisation over the past two years. 

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Congratulations to Walk into Luxury!

29 October 2015 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Walk into Luxury for achieving Advanced Ecotourism for their private walking tours and small group walking tours.

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Multi-award winning Bloomfield Lodge FOR SALE

1 October 2015 | 0 Comments

Bloomfield Lodge, a beautifully remote, multi-award winning wilderness Eco Resort is for sale!

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Call for Entries for Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2016

10 September 2015 | 0 Comments

Applications have now opened for the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2016! 

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Have you met our auditors?

31 August 2015 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia has successfully completed over 80 audits, of our certified operators, since the launch of our audit partnership with Conservation Volunteers Australia. We’re excited to announce that more certification audits are being scheduled for the final half of the year! It is anticipated that New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australian operators will have their audits completed between September and December 2015.

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