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Congratulations to all EA member winners of State Tourism Awards 2016

28 November 2016 | 0 Comments

We are very pleased to announce that 63 of our members and operators have won at least one award in the 2016 State Tourism Awards. Over the last couple of weeks each state has hosted their 2016 National Tourism awards night, selecting one gold winner and in some cases silver and bronze medallists in an array of different categories such as Major Tourist Attractions, Cultural Tourism, Adventure Tourism and last but not least, Ecotourism.

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Australian GeoTours has joined Ecotourism Australia

25 October 2016 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia is pleased to announce that Australian GeoTours has joined our membership as a new Business Member.

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Ecotourism and making a contribution

3 October 2016 | 0 Comments

Guest news story, courtesy of Jenny Lawrence at Gippsland High Country Tours.

As part of our commitment to Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism, Gippsland High Country Tours believes that our tour experiences should give something back to local communities and most importantly to the environments we visit.

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Moonlit Sanctuary opens breeding facility to save Critically Endangered Orange-bellied Parrot

23 September 2016 | 0 Comments

In celebration of its 15th anniversary , Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park opened its new Orange-bellied Parrot breeding facility on September 22nd.

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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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Nature and Ecotourism Certification for Timandra by the Sea

25 May 2016 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Timandra by the Sea for achieving Nature Certification for their open Garden, and Ecotourism Certification for their guided walks and sustainable landscaping workshops! 

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Bike It N’ Hike It introduces new ECO experience

22 February 2016 | 0 Comments

Bike It N Hike It, one of our Ecotourism certified operators, has recently expand his business and added a new tour to his product offering. From now on visitors can not only experience Phillip Island, Melbourne or the Yarra Valley via bike, but they can also enjoy a 2 day biking tour along the Great Ocean Road. The tour features different Surf Coast Trails as well as hikes along Victoria's iconic coastline. 

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ECO certified tourism rewarded at 2015 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards

8 February 2016 | 0 Comments

The 2015 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards Gala Night took place last Friday, with some of Australia’s best tourism operators on display. Ecotourism Australia was thrilled to see 38 of our members represented, taking home 17 well-earned awards, and making up 22% of all award winners.

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Good Luck to our Members at the Australian Tourism Awards tonight!

4 February 2016 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia would like to wish the best of luck to all 38 of our members who have made it through as finalists in the 2015 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards! 

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Ecotourism Australia Members Rewarded at State Tourism Awards

2 December 2015 | 0 Comments

Over the past four weeks, the winners of State Tourism Awards have been announced at gala nights across the country and Ecotourism Australia (EA) has been thrilled to see our members make up 25% of winners in eligible categories. Fifty one (51) EA members, making up over 10% of EA’s total membership base, took home seventy one (71) awards this year. A remarkable result with better than one in ten members of Ecotourism Australia being acknowledged as winners at the State Tourism Awards.

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