We are so excited to announce that Iris Lodge Alpacas, a tourism business for only 18 months, has successfully achieved ECO Certification at the Nature Tourism level. Well done! The lodge offers a great opportunity for guests to experience real life on a working farm. Guests can choose to have either a farm stay or a breakfast/afternoon tea with alpacas and can engage with day-to-day farm activities depending on their schedules and seasons.
We warmly welcome our most recent member, Coral Inn Boutique Hotel, to our Ecotourism Australia family, who was successful in achieving certification at Nature Tourism level. Congratulations!
Ecotourism Australia is excited to announce our newest member, Kookaburra Tagalong Tours, who have just achieved certification at the Nature Tourism level. With a passion for 4WD and camping, Kookaburra Tagalong Tours are eager to take travellers off the beaten path to locations they wouldn’t have seen otherwise.
Demand for nature-based, sustainable travel experiences is growing, especially since COVID: This was a key message to come out of conversations with buyers at this year’s Australian Tourism Exchange, held as a hybrid event in Sydney and online between 6-17 June.
MEDIA RELEASE: ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA’S NEW GREEN TRAVEL GUIDE MAKES FINDING SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL OPTIONS EASY
On the advent of World Environment Day, 5 June, Ecotourism Australia has launched a brand new version of its longstanding Green Travel Guide, making it easier than ever before for travellers to find certified ecotourism experiences and destinations and have a positive impact when they travel.
Ecotourism Australia would like to welcome our newest member, Soulful Concepts, to the Ecotourism Australia community. Soulful Concepts is an accredited travel company that is redefining the tourism industry with its philanthropic travel design that offers hand-crafted travel experiences for charities, corporates and individuals who want to have a positive impact on the destinations they visit.
From transport to travel to trash, greenhouse gas emissions are embedded in the choices we make in our day-to-day lives. To tackle the carbon footprint you may unknowingly produce, it is essential to know where it is coming from. Ecological footprint calculators such as The Global Footprint Network's quiz can provide a great illustration of your individual carbon footprint – but how can we reduce it? Here are some of the simple changes you can make in your daily life.
Happy Mother’s Day 2021! As always, this is a chance to reflect on and be thankful for the mothers who have helped us grow and become the people we are today. There are many mothers to celebrate this year, particularly those who have been busy raising their newborn calves, pups, and joeys at our Ecotourism Australia’s certified zoos and wildlife parks! Read on to see how these mums have been introducing their babies to the world.
MEDIA RELEASE | MAJOR QUEENSLAND TOURISM INDUSTRY BODIES COLLABORATE FOR LONG-TERM INDUSTRY SUSTAINABILITY
Nature-based tourism operators in Queensland are being given a boost this month thanks to a new agreement between long-term industry partners, Ecotourism Australia (EA) and the Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) to cross-recognise each other’s certification programs.
Ecotourism Australia is proud to announce its newest member, A.Kube Aviation, which has recently been certified at the Nature Tourism level. A.Kube Aviation is not only dedicated to providing a quality and exciting experience to its visitors but also one which assures its activities have a minimal impact on the environment.