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HERE’S HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR ONCE IN A LIFETIME NT ADVENTURE

17 January 2019 | 0 Comments

Australia is renowned for its spectacular and unique natural environment. Although we’ve got beautiful beaches and good surf breaks, there is so much more to experience beyond that!

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EVERYDAY ECOTOURISM HEROES: RONDA GREEN

16 January 2019 | 0 Comments

When talking about everyday ecotourism heroes, it’s hard to go past someone like Dr Ronda Green. Owner/operator of Advanced Ecotourism Certified, Green Travel Leader, Araucaria Ecotours and Chair of Wildlife Tourism Australia, Ronda has been living and breathing ecotourism longer than many people have even been using the word.

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WHAT MAKES A HERO? Uncovering the unsung changemakers of the ecotourism industry

9 January 2019 | 0 Comments

When you hear the word ‘hero,’ what’s the first thing that springs to mind?

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SYDNEY HARBOUR BOAT TOURS ACHIEVES ECOTOURISM CERTIFICATION

4 January 2019 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Sydney Harbour Boat Tours on achieving Ecotourism Certification for their Icons, Bays and Beaches Tour and Private Charters.

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ECO CERTIFICATION EXPLAINED

21 December 2018 | 0 Comments

If you’ve travelled anywhere in Australia, it’s likely you’ve come across the ECO Certified tourism logo. Close to 500 tourism businesses – tour companies, accommodations and attractions – proudly display this logo on their windows, their vessels and their uniforms. But do you know what it signifies? Have you perhaps even thought that it’s probably just a marketing ploy; something aimed to attract “eco conscious” travellers?

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PLASTIC, PLANTED OR POTTED: WHICH CHRISTMAS TREE IS BEST FOR THE ENVIRONMENT?

20 December 2018 | 0 Comments

Purchasing and decorating a Christmas tree to build the Christmas atmosphere at home is a must-do tradition for most families. Nowadays we have a bunch of options when we are deciding what Christmas trees to buy. But do we really know the environmental impacts of different types of Christmas trees? This article will give you some hints to help you find the best option for your eco-friendly Christmas tree.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO URALBA ECO COTTAGES FOR ACHIEVING ADVANCED ECOTOURISM CERTIFICATION

20 December 2018 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Uralba Eco Cottages for achieving Advanced Ecotourism Certification for their Kookaburra Cottage at Uralba Eco Cottages!

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WHY WE CARE ABOUT OUR MEMBERS WINNING TOURISM AWARDS (An ode to our certified operators)

14 December 2018 | 0 Comments

It may seem obvious – they’re our members; our family – of course we’re going to celebrate their successes. But our appreciation and pride go beyond simply recognising the many hours, the outlay of energy and the amount of hard work that’s required to earn one (or more) of our country’s prestigious tourism awards.

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MAKING IT EASY TO CHOOSE THE BEST SUNSCREEN – FOR YOUR HEALTH, AND THE PLANET’S

4 December 2018 | 0 Comments

Tanned skin, at least in Western cultures, has long been considered a sign of beauty and wealth. On the other hand, Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world, with two out of three Australians diagnosed with skin cancer at some point throughout their life. Many people use sunscreen in their everyday life, and it has been proven that long-term use of sun protection will help to prevent skin cancer.

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26th GLOBAL ECO CONFERENCE ADDRESSES OVERTOURISM, ECOTOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN PARKS AND THE FUTURE OF THE REEF

30 November 2018 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia’s 26th Global Eco Conference, held in Townsville, Queensland from 26-28 November, once again brought together the nation’s leading experts on nature-based tourism to discuss the industry’s big issues.

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