Viewing entries posted in August 2018
We would like to welcome Worawa Aboriginal College Ltd. to the Ecotourism Australia Business Member community!
As an ecotourism operator, you have a strategic role to play in converting more tourists to make eco-friendly choices. Attracting visitors who are not particularly environmentally conscious and changing their behaviours is hard work. Moreover, it can be frustrating to see them not following the eco-friendly recommendations you’ve put in place.
Congratulations to our newest certified operator, Sweet Farm Tours, for achieving Ecotourism Certification for their Farmer Guided Tours!
Making unforgettable memories is the best part of a trip and doing things out of the ordinary is a sure-fire way to make those memories last. While it is easy to find activities that offer something different, we often forget that the right type of accommodation can also provide the same kind of experience. We are proud that we have a diverse range of certified accommodation operators who are offering unique nature experiences to their guests. We have listed some of our favourites below to inspire your next trip (although, if your anything like us you won’t require any inspiration!).
Enjoy some of Australia’s greatest natural and cultural experiences with Rainforestation’s tours, designed to give guests ‘hands on’ educational experiences. Rainforestation Nature Park strongly believes that education is one of the best conservation strategies and implements this belief throughout its tours.
Congratulations to Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours for achieving Advanced Ecotourism and ROC certifications for their Turtle Discovery Tour and Milbi Sunset Tour!
Congratulations to Whitsunday Segway Tours for achieving Ecotourism Certification for their Segway Rainforest Discovery Tour and their Segway Sunset and Boardwalk Tour.
MYTHBUSTERS: it’s the show that uncovers the truth behind popular myths and legends. Whilst we can’t give you crazy special effects or eccentric presenters, we can bust some of the myths that you might still be believing about environmentally friendly accommodation. What gives us this authority, you ask? Well, we happen to know a few people on the inside…
If you’re not thinking about the environmental footprint of your holiday accommodation, you’re in the minority.