MEDIA RELEASE: Overtourism and a low carbon future high on agenda for new Ecotourism Australia / University of Queensland PhD candidates
After an extensive and competitive process which saw The University of Queensland (UQ) receive 42 applications from around the world, three PhD candidates have now been awarded scholarships to begin research into some of the most pressing issues facing Australia’s ecotourism industry.
MEDIA RELEASE | The original sustainability innovators: 40% of Ecotourism Australia Members certified 10+ years
Whilst the general public – and the tourism industry – are beginning to wake up to the need for more sustainable business models and consumption patterns, Australia’s ecotourism industry has long been ahead of the game.
Ecotourism Australia’s members have elected three new directors and three returning directors to the Ecotourism Australia board, as announced during today’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Brisbane and streamed nationally via teleconference. The board has also elected a new deputy chair.
Whether you’re looking for a relaxing cultural holiday or something more adventurous, the Northern Territory’s Katherine region is a traveller’s dream destination. Full of breathtaking gorges, misty waterfalls, thermal springs, sparkling rapids and monsoon forests, there’s something for everyone to enjoy, and so many different ways do it.
MEDIA RELEASE: Douglas Shire and Mount Hotham Make Prestigious 2019 Top 100 Sustainable Destinations List
Two destinations currently progressing through Ecotourism Australia’s ECO Destination Certification program have been awarded a place in the prestigious 2019 Sustainable Destinations Top 100 list, announced yesterday in Croatia.
The list, now in its 5th iteration, features destinations from 28 other countries, including the USA, UK, Canada, Germany and Slovenia.
Douglas Shire (Queensland), which also featured in last year’s Top 100 list together with Australia’s Red Centre, is joined this year by Mt Hotham (Victoria), which began its ECO Destination Certification journey only a few short months ago.
Whether you’re a homeowner, developer, designer or builder, EcoHouz takes the stress out of designing and developing eco-friendly homes. Helping to lead the sustainable living revolution by striving to inspire people to purchase responsibly and providing clients with the information, tools and services needed to live more sustainably, EcoHouz can help you whether your location is urban, rural or off-the-grid.
From its two beachfront campuses in Byron Bay (NSW) and the Gold Coast (QLD), registered training organisation Envirotech Education delivers world-class business technology and sustainability education to adults and youth seeking to leave a positive footprint in their chosen industry.