Viewing entries posted in January 2019
Over the last 12 months, EA has been conducting a comprehensive review of the ECO Certification program to simplify the application process and ensure our criteria accurately reflects current global best practice standards for sustainable, minimal impact tourism. Routine reviews of the criteria are vital for maintaining the integrity of our programs.
What does it take to make a difference? Is it passion? Bravery? Determination? A willingness to stay standing when others won’t? In any case, it’s obvious that not all heroes wear capes. In this article, we want to introduce you to some amazing young people from across the globe. These are heroes who have shown that age is just a number. They have proven that one individual can inspire a thousand others. These are some real inspirational individuals who make it feel like we have reached a turning point – that our future is in good hands. Don’t underestimate what future generations may be capable of achieving. Get ready to learn about some of our future leaders.
Congratulations to Right Foot Forward WA for achieving Nature Tourism Certification for their adventure learning programs for youth and specialist adult adventure programs!
It’s a long weekend in Australia, and whilst some of you might be heading to our nation’s azure waters to escape the sizzling temperatures of the past few weeks, others will prefer to stay indoors and enjoy the coolness of a beloved and gently humming air-conditioner.
Congratulations to Outback Elite Tours on achieving Ecotourism Certification for their East and West MacDonnell Ranges Day Tours, Chambers Pillar and Rainbow Valley Conservation Park Day Tour, Fink River National Park and Hermannsburg Day Tour and Uluru and Kata-Tjuta and Kings Canyon National Park 3 Day Tour.
Australia is renowned for its spectacular and unique natural environment. Although we’ve got beautiful beaches and good surf breaks, there is so much more to experience beyond that!
When talking about everyday ecotourism heroes, it’s hard to go past someone like Dr Ronda Green. Owner/operator of Advanced Ecotourism Certified, Green Travel Leader, Araucaria Ecotours and Chair of Wildlife Tourism Australia, Ronda has been living and breathing ecotourism longer than many people have even been using the word.