The My Green Butler project has been acknowledged by the UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organisation) as a worthy sustainable tourism project and has been featured in their annual magazine. Ecotourism Australia has been supporting the project and is happy to celebrate its success.
For many people, the terms carbon neutrality, carbon offset schemes and greenhouse gases either mean the same thing or are too similar to differentiate.
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.
Ecotourism Australia (EA) joined over 2,500 tourism industry professionals at the 2017 Australian Tourism Exchange in Sydney between the 15th to 19th of May and were pleased to see ECO Certified operators made up 20% of all Sellers represented at the event. Yet again, ATE proved to be a valuable experience, offering the opportunity to connect with our members, build beneficial relationships and gain insight into current trends and market interest in ecotourism.
There are no excuses for Queensland tourism businesses not to get digital ready and improve their online presence since the second round of the Small Business Digital Grants Program was released on 8th March 2017.
Ecotourism Australia has developed an extensive online library of ecotourism and nature-based tourism related resources.