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GREEN TRAVEL LEADERS SHOW COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABILITY IS GOOD FOR BUSINESS

29 June 2018 | 0 Comments

As of 2018, one third of Ecotourism Australia’s certified operators are Green Travel Leaders, which means they have been certified for 10 years or longer.  It’s proof that being sustainable goes beyond just being ‘green’– it’s also about positioning yourself to excel in an increasingly saturated industry.

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Cutting Down your Plastic Waste is LITTERally This Easy

25 May 2018 | 0 Comments

Plastic is officially a world-wide environmental disaster. 
In Australia alone, we have produced more plastic in the last 10 years than we did in the whole last century.  We use over 9.7 billion single-use plastic bags annually and over one trillion world-wide.  Over 100,000 marine mammals and 1 million seabirds die every year all over the world from ingestion or entanglement in plastic litter.  Adapting and finding ways to reduce the plastic in our everyday lives is more vital than ever before.  We’ve found some fast, affordable and effortless ways to reduce the plastic in your life as soon as possible.

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E.A.S.T.E.R [Easy, Affordable, Sustainability Tips – Easter Related]

21 March 2018 | 0 Comments

Easter: the wonderful time of year when all diets go out the window and the temptation to eat twice your body weight in chocolate is almost unavoidable.

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THINK CLEAN UP AUSTRALIA DAY IS A GREAT INITIATIVE? CHECK OUT THESE INNOVATORS.

28 February 2018 | 0 Comments

This week, people all around the country took part in Clean Up Australia Day activities. It’s a day that has become Australia’s biggest community-based environmental event, based on the vision of one “average Australian bloke”.  Ian Kiernan began the event after being a solo yachtsman and being shocked and appalled by the increasing amount of rubbish discarded in our precious oceans.  This motivated Ian to take a stand by organising Clean Up Sydney Harbour Day in 1989.  The event received a massive response from the public that one year later the event became nationwide with over 288,000 tonnes rubbish collected over the past 27 years. 

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MEDIA RELEASE: ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA MEMBERS WIN 1 IN 4 AUSTRALIAN TOURISM AWARDS

27 February 2018 | 0 Comments

If Ecotourism Australia were a state, it would have come second in Friday night’s 2017 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards tally in Perth, proving that ecotourism is more than just a niche industry in Australia.

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DAKINI HIDEAWAYS JOINS ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA FAMILY

9 February 2018 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Dakini Hideaways for being awarded Ecotourism certification for their product, Bill’s Boathouse II.

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WHEN A GENERATIONAL LOVE OF NATURE BECOMES A CATALYST FOR CHANGE

31 January 2018 | 0 Comments

The Conservation Ecology Centre, a long-term Ecotourism Australia member situated in the Otways region of Australia’s iconic Great Ocean Road, received $2 million in federal government funding this month for its newest project, Wildlife Wonders. This project represents a significant investment in the future of the Otways, for residents, for tourists and for Australia’s native species.

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VICTORIAN VICTORS ROUND OFF FORTNIGHT OF TOURISM AWARDS

24 November 2017 | 0 Comments

Five Ecotourism Australia certified operators were recognised at Victoria’s State Tourism Awards last night, rounding off a fortnight of Tourism Awards celebrations across the country.

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10 NSW ECOTOURISM LEADERS REWARDED AT STATE AWARDS

22 November 2017 | 0 Comments

Ten Ecotourism Australia certified operators were recognised for their incredible products and dedication to exceptional customer service at NSW’s State Tourism Awards on Thursday, the 16th of November.

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NT TOURISM AWARDS CELEBRATE ECOTOURISM CERTIFIED OPERATORS

16 November 2017 | 0 Comments

[CORRECTION: This article was originally published noting five Ecotourism Australia certified operators received 2017 Brolga Awards. This information was incorrect, as the Alice Springs Visitor Information Centre, certified through its operating organisation, Tourism Central Australia, also received an award. We apologise for the oversight and congratulate Alice Springs Visitor Information Centre for their achievement!] 

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