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TEQ's This is Queensland App Updates

28 August 2015 | 0 Comments

Not to long ago Tourism and Events Queenland (TEQ) launched their This is Queensland mobile device app, which following on from other States and Park Agencies, has been a great way to engage to community and encourage domestic and international visitors to get out and explore the Sunshine State. 

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Superpod receives 2015 Good Design Award

31 July 2015 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia Business Member, The Superpod, has recently been recognised with a coveted Good Design Award®, coming home with an award in the Hardware and Building category. The Good Design Awards are Australia’s oldest and most prestigious award for excellence in design and innovation. The Awards showcase superior examples of good design across a broad range of industries and design disciplines and has its origins dating back to 1958. There are seven main categories represented with more than 25 sub-categories, representing one of the most comprehensive design awards in the world.

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Straddie Camping introduce new Eco Shacks

20 July 2015 | 0 Comments

Advanced Ecotourism, ROC and Climate Action certified operator, Straddie Camping, has unveiled two ‘first‐of‐a-kind’ EcoShacks at Amity Point Camping Ground on North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah), with the first guests welcomed on the 1st of July. The EcoShacks bring a new and unique ‘glamping’ accommodation experience to Straddie.

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Expressions of Interest for activities in Uluru Kata-Tjuta National Park

9 July 2015 | 0 Comments

Uluru Kata-Tjuta National Park is an iconic part of Australia. The Uluru Board of Management is calling for Expressions of Interest for new tourism and commercial activities within the park.
 
You are invited to take advantage of a unique opportunity to invest in one of the world’s most recognised locations.
 
Do you have a big idea for an innovative and sustainable visitor experience or commercial activity within the park? If so, the Uluru Board wants to hear it!
 
They are looking for fresh, exciting and engaging visitor experiences and commercial activities that complement existing operations. You can be a part of showcasing this special place to the world, while protecting the park’s natural and cultural values and benefiting the Anangu traditional owners.

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Fun Over Fifty launch fantastic, innovative Green Guest Policy

2 July 2015 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia certified operator, Fun Over Fifty Pty Ltd, this month officially launched its innovative carbon reduction program with their first Green Guest Policy traveller aboard. The Green Guest Policy (coined GGP) was created to manage sustainable tourism with a highly innovative and different approach, by presenting to the customer an option where “it costs less to contribute.”

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Key Findings from Australian Tourism Exchange 15

29 June 2015 | 0 Comments

Last week, our Operations Manager, Emily, joined over 2,500 delegates at the Australian Tourism Exchange 2015 in Melbourne. The event proved to be a valuable experience, providing an opportunity to network, build positive relationships, and gain insight into current trends within the tourism industry and various markets. Tourism Australia put on a great event, showcasing some of the best culinary experiences from all across Australia in light of the Restaurant Australia campaign. 

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Celebrating World Environment Day

28 May 2015 | 0 Comments

Friday June 5th marks World Environment Daythe United Nations’ main event for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment. This year's theme is "Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care.", highlighting that the well-being of mankind, the environment, and the functioning economy, ultimately depend on the responsible management of the planet's natural resources. 

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Bike It N Hike It achieve Ecotourism certification

28 May 2015 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Bike It N Hike It for achieving Ecotourism certification for their two-day and multi-day cycling and hiking tours of Victoria's iconic countryside:

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New ParkFinder WA smartphone App enables greater Park experience

28 May 2015 | 0 Comments

The Western Australian Department of Parks and Wildlife (DPaW) has just launched a fantastic new smartphone app that enables users to plan their outdoor adventures with the tap of a finger. 

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Jungle Adventures Cape Tribulation introduce the human hamster wheel!

23 April 2015 | 0 Comments

Advanced Ecotourism and Climate Action Leader certified operator, Jungle Adventures Cape Tribulation (also known as Jungle Surfing), have opened to the public the world's first "Human Hamster Wheel" interactive cable lift as part of their Jungle Surfing Canopy Tour. The innovative and sustainable cable lift acts as a treadmill, using man-power to winch guests into the treetops for their Jungle Surfing adventure.

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