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.
The University of Western Australia will be introducing a new course in 2015, Master of Ecotourism.
Congratulations to Noonaweena for taking home the Gold Award for Hosted Accommodation at the recent 2014 Hunter and Central Coast Awards for Excellence in Tourism.
Congratulations to Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort for achieving Climate Action certification at the Business level.
National Parks Association of Queensland will be presenting a public seminar, "Wild Kids”, about children and their (dis)connection with the natural world and its impacts at Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Auditorium on 4th September at 7.15pm. Admission will be $5.00, following the panel discussion, there will be a Q&A and tea and coffee.
Last week our Operations Manager, Emily, represented Ecotourism Australia at the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Dialogue Event for Paths to Women's Economic Empowerment in Tourism and Textiles businesses.
Ecotourism Australia certified tourism operators not only focus on environmental and business sustainability, but they also often look at investing time and efforts into giving back to local communities and wildlife.
Geotourism & Australian National Landscapes to present workshop for Enhancing Regional Development Strategies
Geotourism & Australian National Landscapes will be presenting a workshop for Enhancing Regional Development Strategies on 8-10 October in Alice Springs, Northern Territory. See the poster below for more details:
Ecotourism Australia’s 22nd Global Eco Conference will be held at the Sydney Olympic Park on 12 November 2014, the first day of the World Parks Congress (WPC).