Ecotourism Australia certified operator, Fun Over Fifty Pty Ltd, this month officially launched its innovative carbon reduction program with their first Green Guest Policy traveller aboard. The Green Guest Policy (coined GGP) was created to manage sustainable tourism with a highly innovative and different approach, by presenting to the customer an option where “it costs less to contribute.”
Last week, our Operations Manager, Emily, joined over 2,500 delegates at the Australian Tourism Exchange 2015 in Melbourne. The event proved to be a valuable experience, providing an opportunity to network, build positive relationships, and gain insight into current trends within the tourism industry and various markets. Tourism Australia put on a great event, showcasing some of the best culinary experiences from all across Australia in light of the Restaurant Australia campaign.
Friday June 5th marks World Environment Day, the United Nations’ main event for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment. This year's theme is "Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care.", highlighting that the well-being of mankind, the environment, and the functioning economy, ultimately depend on the responsible management of the planet's natural resources.
Congratulations to Bike It N Hike It for achieving Ecotourism certification for their two-day and multi-day cycling and hiking tours of Victoria's iconic countryside:
The Western Australian Department of Parks and Wildlife (DPaW) has just launched a fantastic new smartphone app that enables users to plan their outdoor adventures with the tap of a finger.
The Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) 2015 is fast approaching, set to take place in Melbourne from the 21st to the 25th of June, and Ecotourism Australia is pleased to see that our members make up one in every five sellers attending the event.
Tri-State Safaris is an award winning, Advanced Ecotourism and Climate Action certified 4WD tour company based in Broken Hill, Outback NSW, providing a unique experience to Broken Hill, surrounding outback NSW and National Parks and as far as The Kimberley's. The successful business is now up for sale, opening a door to a fantastic opportunity for a 4WD enthusiast, existing tour operator looking to expand its portfolio or family or business partners looking for a tree change.