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WHAT KINDS OF EMISSIONS ARE YOU GENERATING? AND CAN YOU CHANGE THEM?

7 August 2020 | 0 Comments

The disruption of the hospitality and tourism industry by COVID-19 has led to a drastic reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. While the decline in greenhouse gas emissions benefits the environment, lockdowns and social distancing are not viable long-term strategies to combat global warming. Effective long-term strategies involve tourism businesses assessing and reducing carbon emissions generated by their operations.

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ECOTOURISM CERTIFICATION FOR LORD HOWE ENVIRONMENTAL TOURS

6 August 2020 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia is proud to welcome its newest member, Lord Howe Environmental Tours, into the family and offer congratulations to their recent achievement of reaching Ecotourism Certification for their Coral Viewing and Snorkelling Tour, Ultimate Snorkelling Tour and Mt Gower Trek.

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ECOTOURISM RECOVERY IN TIMES OF COVID-19

31 July 2020 | 0 Comments

We are currently facing an unprecedented global health crisis, with repercussions that are being felt in all sectors of society and the economy, especially in the tourism sector. However, at moments like this it is important to remember that tourism has shown a strong resilience to adapt, innovate and recuperate from adversity and we should get prepared for recovery.

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WELCOMING YARRA RIVER CRUISES TO THE ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA FAMILY

15 July 2020 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Yarra River Cruises for achieving ECO Certification at the Ecotourism level.

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NEWLY CERTIFIED ECO EXPERIENCES ON FRASER ISLAND

26 June 2020 | 0 Comments

Located on the world’s largest sand island is the newly certified operator Fraser Experience Tours. This Australian family-owned business has been offering guided tours for over 20 years and has just achieved Ecotourism Certification for its  1 Day Experience Tours, 1 Day Hummer Tour,  1 Day Fantastic Fraser Island Tour and Custom Tours.

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BAREFOOT TOURS ACHIEVES A HAT TRICK OF CERTIFICATION

9 June 2020 | 0 Comments

You know an operator is committed to the principles of ecotourism when they achieve Advanced Ecotourism, Climate Action Business and Respecting our Culture (ROC) certification all on their first attempt. We are very proud to welcome Cairns-based Barefoot Tours to the Ecotourism Australia family!

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ARE YOU AN ECO TRAVELLER?

26 May 2020 | 0 Comments

With regional holidays starting to be allowed in some Australian states by the beginning of June, we are eager to leave the house and enjoy the beautiful autumn days on the beach, surrounded by mountain ranges or in the middle of lush rainforest. Although the earth was able to rejuvenate over the past weeks, with all our travel excitement coming up, we should not ignore the fact that travelling responsibly is still so important for our environment.

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VENTURING TO THE TOP: ECO CERTIFIED OPERATOR'S SECRETS OF SUCCESS

20 March 2020 | 0 Comments

Spirits are still, understandably, running high at Venture North Australia (VNA) as owners Hugh and Aaron Grange have recently returned from the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in Canberra, where they were awarded gold in the category of Cultural Tourism.

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KEPPEL DIVE ACHIEVES ECOTOURISM CERTIFICATION

19 March 2020 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia is proud to welcome Great Keppel Island Watersports and Activities (Keppel Dive) to our community and wish to extend our congratulations for reaching Ecotourism level for their Guided Snorkel Tour and Certified Diving Tour.

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