Ecotourism Australia would like to congratulate and welcome Blue Dolphin Marine Tours for achieving Ecotourism certification for their products- Exclusive Whale Watching Encounter, Fraser Island Eco-Sailing Adventure and Champagne Sunset Sail.
2-9 July 2017 marks National NAIDOC Week, celebrating the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Events and activities are taking place all across Australia in celebration and reflection, embracing the theme “Our Languages Matter”, and we would like to highlight the great work done by our Respecting Our Culture certified operators.
For many people, the terms carbon neutrality, carbon offset schemes and greenhouse gases either mean the same thing or are too similar to differentiate.
Ecotourism Australia (EA) and Savannah Guides (SG) have deepened their partnership, with SG taking on the management role for the EcoGuide Certification program. The aim of this arrangement is to bring greater benefit to our existing EcoGuide and Savannah Guide members through access to training and by creating a larger grouping of Australia’s premier nature guides.
Congratulations to Bruxner Park Flora Reserve for achieving Ecotourism certification for their nature-based destination in Coffs Harbour, New South Wales.
Queensland’s Scenic Rim will hold host to the region’s first BioBlitz this October, engaging scientists, naturalists, and volunteers to conduct a 48-hour intensive field study in an attempt to record all the living species within the area. Advanced Ecotourism certified operator, Araucaria Ecotours, is playing an integral role in the organization of the upcoming event.
Ecotourism Australia’s (EA) most recent Secret Shopping survey reveals exclusive findings based on a sampling of one third (150) of our certified members. Our mystery shopper, from May to June, anonymously experienced members services and products through online assessments and points of contact, via e-mail and telephone queries.
Ecotourism Australia extends a warm welcome to Seal Bay Conservation Park for achieving Advanced Ecotourism Certification for their Boardwalk Tour, Seal Bay Experience, Twilight Beach Tour and for the Seal Bay Visitor Centre!
Congratulations to Murray River Walk for achieving Ecotourism certification!
At Ecotourism Australia, we understand that ethical decisions don’t just apply to the choices we make to help people, communities and the environment, but also to how and where we spend our holidays.