Yesterday, 28th October 2014, Ecotourism Australia (EA) held their 2014 Annual General Meeting with its largest recorded attendance due to the use of new technology. For the first time the meeting was conducted via web conferencing and now paves the way for EA’s future meetings and facilitating participation by members across the nation.
Media Release: Ecotourism Australia partners with TripAdvisor to launch GreenLeaders Programme down under
TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel website, yesterday announced plans to extend its successful TripAdvisor GreenLeaders™ programme into Australia. Ecotourism Australia has partnered in the development of the programme which aims to help travellers around the world plan greener trips by highlighting accommodation providers that engage in environmentally-friendly practices.
Congratulations to Taronga and partners the Zoo and Aquarium Association (ZAA) and TRAFFIC, who were recently awarded as finalists in the Google Impact Challenge for their project, The Wildlife Witness app.
Congratulations to New World Tour Service who have been recognised for their efforts - achieving Ecotourism certification. New World Tour Service has achieved Ecotourism certification for four of their tour products;
Congratulations to Ecocrackenback who have been recognised for their efforts - achieving Nature Tourism certification.
Congratulations to Seawalker Green Island for Achieving Advanced Ecotourism and Climate Action Business certification
Congratulations to Seawalker Green Island who have been recognised for their efforts - achieving Advanced Ecotourism and Climate Action Business certification.
Wildlife Tourism Australia Inc. and the Office of Environment and Heritage will be hosting a workshop on Wildlife Tourism and Conservation of Biodiversity in Parks, as a parallel event to the World Parks Congress.
Congratulations to Segway Tours South Coast who have been recognised for their sustainability efforts - achieving Ecotourism certification.
Segway Tours South Coast operate on the New South Wales South Coast, in spectacular locations near Berry, Jervis Bay, Kiama and Batemans Bay.
Open seven days a week, they provide tours and events for families, couples, work teams, wedding parties, adventure seekers and social groups.
Congratulations to Riverlife and Fitzroy Island Turtle Education Center, who have recently received the Innovation in Tourism award from the Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC).
The Innovation in Tourism award is designed for micro to medium sized tourism enterprises in Queensland, based on their developments and adaptation of innovative products, services and processes.