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Greenwashing tourism: how to tell a sustainable ecotourism business from an unethical one

26 July 2016 | 0 Comments

‘Eco,’ ‘green,’ ‘environmentally-friendly’ and ‘sustainable’: many of us look for terms like these when we travel because they fit with our values and signal that we’re making responsible decisions. But what do you do when a business labels itself ecotourism yet its practices fly in the face of environmental sustainability?

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Ecotourism Certification for Lagoons 1770 Resort & Spa

18 July 2016 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Lagoons 1770 Resort & Spa for achieving Ecotourism certification as an accommodation provider in the stunning Southern Barrier Reef town of Seventeen Seventy!

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New app finds food with a conscience

15 July 2016 | 0 Comments

Your next coffee or meal could be a better one for the planet, thanks to a new app launched by Ecotourism Australia Business Member, Fair Food Forager (FFF).

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Hop aboard a newly-certified Winter Whale Cruise on Phillip Island!

8 July 2016 | 0 Comments

Wildlife Coast Cruises’ Winter Whale Cruise is now Advanced Ecotourism certified, marking its outstanding commitment to nature conservation and interpretation.

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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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Doepel Marsh Architects becomes newest business member

30 June 2016 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia is excited to welcome our newest business member, Doepel Marsh Architects.

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It's Whale Watching Time!

30 June 2016 | 0 Comments

Whale watching season is finally upon us and this year is set to be a great one with whale numbers on the rise! Perhaps because of this, whale watching tours are also growing making it more and more important for whale watchers to opt for certified tour operators! ECO certified operators are guaranteed to manage tours with a greater concern for wildlife and their environment.

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Seabob Jet Australia achieves Ecotourism certification

30 June 2016 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to SEABOB Jet Australia for achieving Ecotourism certification. 

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Whitsunday Jetski Tours achieves Ecotourism Certification

30 June 2016 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Whitsunday Jetski Tours for achieving Ecotourism certification!

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Whale One now Ecotourism certified!

30 June 2016 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Whale One for achieving Ecotourism Certification.

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