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FOUR THINGS TOUR OPERATORS CAN DO TO CAPTURE OPPORTUNITY IN 2021

12 January 2021 | 0 Comments

The following tips were presented by Director of Australian Luxury Escapes, Grant Charlesworth at the Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference in December 2020.

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BENVENUTA GO AUSTRALIA TO THE EA BUSINESS COMMUNITY

18 December 2020 | 0 Comments

Go Australia is a leading Italian tour operator specialised in organising trips to Oceania. 

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GLOBAL ECO ASIA-PACIFIC TOURISM CONFERENCE | 2020 WRAP UP

10 December 2020 | 0 Comments

2020 has proven a critical time for the tourism industry. With the massive disruption through the bushfires of 2019 followed by the universally devastating impact of COVID-19, there has never been a more important time to come together, draw on the collective strengths to re-assess, reflect and recover.

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WHAT TO DO AND WHERE TO STAY AT THE GLOBAL ECO CONFERENCE 2020

30 November 2020 | 0 Comments

The Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference, the premier event of Ecotourism Australia, will be held 1-3 December 2020 in Margaret River, Western Australia. Now in its 28th year, it’s no coincidence that Global Eco attracts the world’s leading ecotourism operators, protected area managers and tourism professionals.

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TEN TOURISM BUSINESSES INDUCTED INTO ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA HALL OF FAME

26 November 2020 | 0 Comments

Ten of Australia's leading nature-based tourism businesses were inducted into Ecotourism Australia's Hall of Fame this month, recognised for being ECO certified for 20 years.

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FIVE SATELLITE NODE ECO DESTINATIONS TO HOST GLOBAL ECO ASIA-PACIFIC TOURIST CONFERENCE

20 November 2020 | 0 Comments

A total of five applicant ECO Destinations across the country will play host to the live-streamed program of the Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference that will be held on the ground at the HEART, Margaret River from 1-3 December.

With the constraints on travel associated with COVID-19, the online event offers an excellent opportunity for local people to access the interstate conference who may not otherwise have the time or funds to attend.


The ‘Satellite Node’ host ECO Destinations are offering attendees who cannot attend the live conference an opportunity to hear about leading practices in eco and sustainable tourism, conservation, protected area management, planning and development, marketing, Indigenous and community engagement, architecture and design, philanthropy, sustainable destination management and climate action.
 

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WELCOME BUNDABERG TOURISM TO THE EA BUSINESS COMMUNITY

5 November 2020 | 0 Comments

Located at the southernmost gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, the Bundaberg region is home to the largest rookery in the southern hemisphere of the endangered loggerhead turtle, and the only ranger guided turtle experience on the Australian east coast. The region also boasts the production of 25% of Australia’s fresh fruit and vegetables, as well as the largest Macadamia nut producing region in the country.   

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MEDIA RELEASE | SIX BUSHFIRE REGIONS RECEIVE SUPPORT TO BUILD BACK BETTER

4 November 2020 | 0 Comments

Six additional bushfire-affected destinations will receive support to build back better and revitalise their local economies through nature-based tourism, thanks to a new partnership between Ecotourism Australia and WWF-Australia.

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WELCOME ONBOARD FRASER ISLAND BOAT CHARTERS

1 November 2020 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to our newest certified operator, Fraser Island Boat Charters, for achieving ECO Certification at the Ecotourism level for its Bareboating Yacht Hire, Skippered Charters and Big Woody Island Tours.

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ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA'S REVISED COMPLIANCE MANAGEMENT POLICY

23 October 2020 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia (EA) is always looking for opportunities to improve its certification programs. After moving its certification application online in 2019, Ecotourism Australia has looked at how to improve its auditing process for its ECO, Climate Action (CA) and Respecting Our Culture (ROC) Certification programs.

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