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Viewing entries posted in January 2015

Superpod - Sustainable housing options for Ecotourism ventures

20 January 2015 | 0 Comments

New to Ecotourism Australia's affiliate membership network this month is Superpod - the first of its kind in Australia, they are a recently established building design company introducing a new style of low energy, sustainable housing.

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Exclusive Photography Packages for Ecotourism Australia Members

20 January 2015 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia Business Member, Fred McKie Photography, is offering our Certified operators Exclusive discounted photography packages for a limited time. 

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Do you have second-hand glasses to donate?

16 January 2015 | 0 Comments

Advanced Ecotourism and Climate Action certified operator Tri State Safaris are collecting second-hand eye-glasses to donate to the people of the Yasawa Islands of Fiji.

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Registrations open for Clean Up Australia Day 2015

16 January 2015 | 0 Comments

Clean Up Australia Day 2015 is quickly approaching - the event will take place Nationally on Sunday the 1st of March 2015.

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Tasmania to open National Parks to development by tourism enterprises

15 January 2015 | 0 Comments

Like most States and Territories in Australia, Tasmania is seeking Expressions of Interest from tourism operators to develop tourism enterprises within their National Parks.

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Charter 1 achieves Advanced Ecotourism certificaton

12 January 2015 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Charter 1 for recently achieving Advanced Ecotourism certification for their tour products:

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Surf Instructors save drowning girls on Victoria's Surf Coast

9 January 2015 | 0 Comments

Surf instructors from Advanced Ecotourism certified tour operator, Great Ocean Road Surf Tours, rescued three people from drowning in a dangerous rip at Urquharts Bluff, near Anglesea Victoria recently, receiving much praise. 

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Global Eco Heads West in 2015

6 January 2015 | 0 Comments

The 23rd Annual Global Eco Conference will be staged on Rottnest Island, Western Australia 17 - 19 November 2015.
 
Announcing the Rottnest Island venue, Ecotourism Australia CEO, Rod Hillman said the sustainability initiatives on the Island and Western Australia’s leading work in marine ecotourism would make for an excellent location for Global Eco. 

The conference was last held on Rottnest Island in 2001 in the wake of September 11 and the collapse of Ansett Airlines. "Delegate numbers were down but it was was the most amazing conference. Delegates used unconventional meeting rooms (like the picture theatre with its canvas chairs); were issues with push bikes, and did a circumnavigation of the Island," said Global Eco Convenor Tony Charters. 

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