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MEDIA RELEASE: Douglas Shire Becomes World’s First ECO Certified Destination

4 December 2019 | 0 Comments

History has been made today in the far north Queensland Shire of Douglas, with the Port Douglas and Daintree destination becoming the first in the world to achieve Ecotourism Australia’s ECO Destination Certification.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Twelve Tourism Businesses Inducted into Ecotourism Australia Hall of Fame

4 December 2019 | 0 Comments

Twelve of Australia’s leading nature-based tourism businesses were inducted into Ecotourism Australia’s Hall of Fame last night, for being ECO certified for 20 years.

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FLINDERS RANGES AND OUTBACK - A JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY

26 November 2019 | 0 Comments

The Flinders Ranges & South Australian outback are often considered one of Australia’s ultimate travel destinations. From Adelaide, the ranges are a five-hour drive, and the region is dotted with a number of interesting townships. As we journey on an exploration of this region, come along with us. The diversity of history, amazing landscapes, rich Aboriginal heritage and variety of accommodation options make this region a unique experience. Along the way, you’ll marvel at ancient mountain ranges, red dusty roads and expansive craters which are iconic of the outback, resembling the scenes of another universe.

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PEAK POTENTIAL ADVENTURES REACHES THEIR POTENTIAL AS AN ECOTOURISM CERTIFIED OPERATOR

18 November 2019 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Peak Potential Adventures for achieving Ecotourism certification for their tours – Six Foot Track Trek, Three Capes Trek, and Overland Track Winter Trek.

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SOUTH COAST NSW - A PLACE TO REST YOUR SPIRIT

17 November 2019 | 0 Comments

If the stillness of water calms you and vast expanses of unspoilt nature make your spirit soar; if the mention of local oysters, cheese and wine whets your appetite and the idea of a luxurious glamping experience surrounded by paperbark trees is what your holiday dreams are made of, then the sensational South Coast of NSW may be just the destination you didn’t know you needed to discover until now.  

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THE JOY OF RUNNING A BUSINESS SUSTAINABLY

11 November 2019 | 0 Comments

When you speak to Toni Brennan, CEO of multi-award-winning tour company Fun Over Fifty, a few things strike you about her simultaneously: her dedication to excellence, her undeniable commitment to sustainable tourism and her humour.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Overtourism and a low carbon future high on agenda for new Ecotourism Australia / University of Queensland PhD candidates

4 November 2019 | 0 Comments

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.

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MEDIA RELEASE | The original sustainability innovators: 40% of Ecotourism Australia Members certified 10+ years

31 October 2019 | 0 Comments

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.

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NORTHERN TASMANIA – A WORLD OF NATURAL TREASURES.

29 October 2019 | 0 Comments

Only 200km from the mainland of Australia, Northern Tasmania is a treasure trove of natural wonders with stunning landscapes, unique animals and plants and a rich diversity of sea life.

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