The 2015 Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) Meeting Place is open for registrations. The ATEC Meeting Place - Raising the Stakes, is a two day event for tourism businesses and industry stakeholders, comprising of invaluable business to business workshops and a full day conference program.
Applications have now opened for the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2016!
Coming up soon in October is the 2015 Sustainable Economic Growth for Regional Australia (SEGRA) Conference. The Conference this year will take place at Charles Sturt University in Bathurst, focusing on the theme "Leading and Growing Sustainable Regions".
Ecotourism Australia has successfully completed over 80 audits, of our certified operators, since the launch of our audit partnership with Conservation Volunteers Australia. We’re excited to announce that more certification audits are being scheduled for the final half of the year! It is anticipated that New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australian operators will have their audits completed between September and December 2015.
Not to long ago Tourism and Events Queenland (TEQ) launched their This is Queensland mobile device app, which following on from other States and Park Agencies, has been a great way to engage to community and encourage domestic and international visitors to get out and explore the Sunshine State.
Ecotourism Australia Business Member, The Superpod, has recently been recognised with a coveted Good Design Award®, coming home with an award in the Hardware and Building category. The Good Design Awards are Australia’s oldest and most prestigious award for excellence in design and innovation. The Awards showcase superior examples of good design across a broad range of industries and design disciplines and has its origins dating back to 1958. There are seven main categories represented with more than 25 sub-categories, representing one of the most comprehensive design awards in the world.
Last year Ecotourism Australia’s certified businesses combined annual revenue reached over a billion dollars for the first time. This year the total has reached $1.11B!