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HUMANS OF THE REEF: JENNY EDMONDSON - WAVELENGTH REEF CRUISES

4 October 2018 | 0 Comments

For the months of September - November, we'll be posting a series of Humans of the Reef case studies. This case study series will capture the faces and stories of the people who work on our reefs - their day-to-day, their perspectives, their favourite things. In doing this, we want to strengthen awareness about the value of, and threats to, coral reefs and their associated ecosystems and show off our certified, best practice operators who are doing their part to protect these incredible natural wonders.

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PACKING AND PLANNING TIPS FOR THE RESPONSIBLE TRAVELLER

3 October 2018 | 0 Comments

The tourism industry is constantly evolving and whilst we recognise the need for operators to implement responsible practices, it is also important for travellers to minimise their carbon footprint and to travel responsibly. The packing and planning process of a holiday is an exciting time, but sustainability considerations are often not front of mind. By implementing a few of these easy ideas, you’ll be able to travel more cheaply, more easily and with less of an impact on the places you visit.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO EPIC OCEAN ADVENTURES ON ACHIEVING NATURE TOURISM CERTIFICATION

2 October 2018 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Epic Ocean Adventures on achieving Nature Tourism certification for their Kayaking Tours, Stand up Paddle Lessons, Surf Lessons and Kitesurfing lessons!

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DON’T LIKE SWIMMING BUT WANT TO EXPERIENCE THE REEF? WE’VE GOT YOU COVERED.

2 October 2018 | 0 Comments

The obvious activities that come into mind for a trip to the reef are snorkelling and scuba diving. But not everyone wants to swim, and tourism operators know that. Here’s a selection of activities that will let you experience the reef without putting your fins on or even getting wet.

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HUMANS OF THE REEF: LAURETH RUMBLE - PUMPKIN ISLAND

27 September 2018 | 0 Comments

For the months of September - November, we'll be posting a series of Humans of the Reef case studies. This case study series will capture the faces and stories of the people who work on our reefs - their day-to-day, their perspectives, their favourite things. In doing this, we want to strengthen awareness about the value of, and threats to, coral reefs and their associated ecosystems and show off our certified, best practice operators who are doing their part to protect these incredible natural wonders.

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13 SIMPLE SWAPS THAT WILL REDUCE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT

27 September 2018 | 0 Comments

Climate change is a reality and in case you didn’t know, tourism currently makes up 8% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. Whilst the challenge to combat rising temperatures and reduce our global carbon footprint can often feel intimidatingly huge, it’s actually pretty simply to make a few little changes in your life and business that will reduce, if not completely erase, your carbon footprint.

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7 READS THAT WILL BOOST YOUR SUSTAINABILITY IQ

26 September 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s happened to the best of us. You’re at a dinner, or an event, and everyone starts talking about a topic you don’t really know enough about, like the latest digital surveillance technology in China* or the most recent episode of The Bachelor. You wish you could contribute to the conversation, but you don’t, because you’d risk giving away that you haven’t been keeping up with the chit chat around the water cooler.

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INTRODUCING OUR BUSINESS MEMBER, THE GOOD SCOUT TRAVEL CO.

26 September 2018 | 0 Comments

We are absolutely thrilled to welcome The Good Scout Travel Co. to the Ecotourism Australia family.

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INAUGURAL ECOTOURISM MASTERCLASS A RESOUNDING SUCCESS

24 September 2018 | 0 Comments

When a presenter knows enough about a small, Australian marsupial to turn it into a 20-minute business analogy, you know you could only be at an ecotourism event.

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HUMANS OF THE REEF: BROOKE NIKORA - OCEAN SAFARI

20 September 2018 | 0 Comments

For the months of September - November, we'll be posting a series of Humans of the Reef case studies. This case study series will capture the faces and stories of the people who work on our reefs - their day-to-day, their perspectives, their favourite things. In doing this, we want to strengthen awareness about the value of, and threats to, coral reefs and their associated ecosystems and show off our certified, best practice operators who are doing their part to protect these incredible natural wonders.

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