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WILDLIFE TOURISM AUSTRALIA BECOMES EA’S NEWEST BUSINESS MEMBER

5 July 2019 | 0 Comments

Wildlife Tourism Australia (WTA) is a not for profit incorporated association that represents tourist operations, educators, researchers, businesses and societies that support sustainable wildlife tourism within Australia.

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WELCOME TO THE INNAMINCKA HOTEL

26 June 2019 | 0 Comments

Resting on the border of South Australia and Queensland, you will find a surprising outback oasis.

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BEST ECO EXPERIENCES FOR A RAINY DAY

21 June 2019 | 0 Comments

They say those who think only sunshine brings happiness have never danced in the rain… or checked Ecotourism Australia’s Green Travel Guide! We’ve compiled our top picks the best rainy-day ECO experiences. Whether you’re going stir crazy with the kids or just looking to optimise on the quaint, peaceful weather, check these out!

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THE USE OF SILENCE TO HELP PRESERVE A CULTURE

19 June 2019 | 0 Comments

When we think about learning a language, it would go a little something like; memorising, playing with the words and phrases in your mouth and then attempting to reproduce the sounds and noises in a similar fashion. The crew at 1770 LARC! Tours, however, have a different approach when it comes to educating their guests about the local Indigenous culture and languages. The team believe an important way for guests to grasp the area’s heritage and cultural significance lies in silence.

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THE HIKE COLLECTIVE ACHIEVES NATURE TOURISM CERTIFICATION

23 May 2019 | 0 Comments

Hiking for mental health is the mission behind The Hike Collective. The Collective exists primarily to create awareness of the connection between movement and nature for mental health. Not only do they achieve this, but they also open the opportunity for locals and visitors to enjoy safe and sustainable hiking experiences in Western Australia through fostering organic connections and support for hikers.

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INTERNATIONAL VISITORS WANT SUSTAINABLE, CERTIFIED EXPERIENCES: A WRAP UP OF ATE 2019

24 April 2019 | 0 Comments

Innovative sustainability initiatives, a demand for operators serious about climate action and the continued development of high-quality tourism products were key themes at this year’s Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) in Perth.

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FIVE ISLANDS WITH ECO TOURISM EXPERIENCES YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT

15 March 2019 | 0 Comments

In case you hadn’t realised, the seasons have changed and we’re now officially in autumn in Australia. Whilst in some parts of the country the summer weather is slow to disappear and it may not be too late to get your beach fix, in other parts the cooler days will have you already dreaming of your next summer’s beach escapes. To help you with the dreaming, we thought we’d give you our top five Australian islands you may not have heard about. On each one, you’ll have the chance to enjoy an ECO certified experience (or more), meaning that you can soak up the sun, discover something new and know that your visit is not going to cost the earth… or stop you from returning to your new favourite island in years to come.

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MANAGING AUSTRALIAN DESTINATIONS JOINS EA BUSINESS MEMBERSHIP

11 March 2019 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia is pleased to announce that Managing Australian Destinations has joined its membership as a new Business Member.

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MEDIA RELEASE: ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA MEMBERS TAKE HOME OVER A QUARTER OF ALL NATIONAL TOURISM AWARDS

6 March 2019 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia certified operators have once again cleaned up at this year’s 2018 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards, taking home over a quarter of all awards including six gold, nine silver and six bronze.

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MEDIA RELEASE: ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA FORMS PARTNERSHIP WITH THE WORLD TOURISM ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS

27 February 2019 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia has signed an historic partnership agreement with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) this month, cementing its position as a global leader in the field of sustainable and nature-based tourism and setting the stage for increased collaboration between the two organisations.

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