Towards the end of last year, Advanced Ecotourism and Climate Action certified Tri State Safaris started a campaign to collect second-hand eye glasses to donate to local people of the Yasawa Island of Fiji. Over the past five months, they have collected over 60 pairs of specs and handed over their first donation to Vinaka Fiji.
Saturday 28th of March saw Earth Hour 2015 - a global event where everyone is encouraged to switch off their lights from 8:30pm to 9:30pm in the worlds largest grassroots movement for the environment. The Ecotourism Australia team participated by switching off their homes for the hour!
Congratulations to the Macarthur Centre for Sustainable Living (MCSL) for achieving Advanced Ecotourism Certification for their self and guided tours, workshops and community centre.
Ecotourism certified Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat has been recognised for their ongoing efforts in environmental activity, habitat restoration and regeneration through recently being awarded full registration for their "Land for Wildlife" program by the Gold Coast City Council.
Congratulations to Hervey Bay Boat Club for achieving Ecotourism certification.
If you're a tourism operator in the Green Cauldron region and are looking to improve your business through a Masterclass on developing your visitor experience, marketing tips, and product packaging and wholesaling, here's your opportunity! Register now for Australia’s Green Cauldron’s Experience Marketing & Packaging Masterclasses being held in Coolangatta (19 Mar), Beaudesert (25 Mar) and Lismore (1 Apr).
Congratulations to Mission Beach Island Reef Adventures for achieving Ecotourism certification.
The Annual Ningaloo Whaleshark Festival is just around the corner! The festival’s objective is to bring together government departments, business,industries and community members to strengthen their relationships whilst enhancing the education and celebration of the Whaleshark and its annual visit to Ningaloo.
Congratulations to Fun Over Fifty for their recent upgrade to Advanced Ecotourism and for achieving Climate Action Leader certification!