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Mungalla Aboriginal Tours awarded Nature Tourism and Respecting Our Culture certification

22 August 2016 | 0 Comments

On lands occupied by the Nywaigi Aboriginal people for more than 45,000 years, Mungalla Aboriginal Tours shares the history of the area around Ingham, Tropical North Queensland from pre-contact days through to the recent return of the land to the traditional owners. Tours showcase Mungalla Station’s mixed Aboriginal, South Sea Islander and European heritage, providing modern insights into Indigenous culture through powerful, tragic and inspiring stories.

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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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Kids and koalas to benefit from Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary’s latest conservation efforts!

18 August 2016 | 0 Comments

On 8th August, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary launched a new Kids on Conservation Trail, designed to educate kids about some of Australia’s endangered wildlife. This interactive experience aims to enhance young visitors’ knowledge of bilbies, brush-tailed rock wallabies, the Kroombit tinker frog and other species while exposing them to the Sanctuary’s conservation programs.

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Mandigalbay Yidinji Eco Cultural Tours now Nature and ROC certified!

18 August 2016 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Mandigalbay Yidinji Eco Cultural Tours (MYECT) in achieving Nature and Respecting our Culture (ROC) Certifications!

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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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Media release: Ecotourism Australia and the South Australian Tourism Industry Council partner to grow sustainable tourism in South Australia

8 August 2016 | 0 Comments

The South Australian Tourism Industry Council (SATIC) and Ecotourism Australia (EA) have signed a new partnership agreement to drive the growth of sustainable tourism in South Australia.

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Welcome to the 24th Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference 21-23 November

4 August 2016 | 0 Comments

The 24th annual Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference will bring together world leaders on ecotourism, sustainability and responsible tourism from 21-23 November in Hobart, Tasmania. As the longest running ecotourism conference in the world, Global Eco attracts tourism operators, protected area managers, tourism organisations, Indigenous bodies, destination developers, marketers and researchers from across Australia and around the world to further develop the ecotourism industry.

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Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari is Ecotourism certified!

29 July 2016 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari for achieving Ecotourism certification!

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Palm Bay Resort now Ecotourism Certified!

29 July 2016 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Palm Bay Resort for achieving ECO certification! The resort is now certified at the Ecotourism level, our middle tier certification. Ecotourism certification means that the operator’s nature-based tourism offering consistently delivers a quality tourism experience that follows sustainable practices, with an exceptional commitment to protecting the environment. 

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Climate and Tourism: As a stakeholder in tourism, you have a stake in the environment

28 July 2016 | 0 Comments

Climate change, greenhouse gas emissions and the effects of global warming are a fact. A large portion of industries contribute to these emissions, some more than others, and likewise, some are affected more than others. Tourism is both.

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