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Ecotourism Australia held its Annual General Meeting at its offices – 6/67 O’Connell Terrace Bowen Hills, Queensland – today.
An election for the five vacant Director positions were held with the following being elected:
Ecotourism Australia has successfully completed over 80 audits, of our certified operators, since the launch of our audit partnership with Conservation Volunteers Australia. We’re excited to announce that more certification audits are being scheduled for the final half of the year! It is anticipated that New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australian operators will have their audits completed between September and December 2015.
Last year Ecotourism Australia’s certified businesses combined annual revenue reached over a billion dollars for the first time. This year the total has reached $1.11B!
Congratulations to Peninsula Hot Springs on achieving Nature Tourism certification for their Natural Thermal Mineral Spring Baths that offer a great opportunity for guests to enjoy nature and relax.
Ecotourism Australia certified operator, Fun Over Fifty Pty Ltd, this month officially launched its innovative carbon reduction program with their first Green Guest Policy traveller aboard. The Green Guest Policy (coined GGP) was created to manage sustainable tourism with a highly innovative and different approach, by presenting to the customer an option where “it costs less to contribute.”
Congratulations to Cooloola Eco Tours for achieving Ecotourism and Respecting Our Culture (ROC) Certifications for its tours; Cafe & Culture Tour, Tastebud-Tag-along Tour and the Eat-Drink-Walk Tour.
Congratulations to Bike It N Hike It for achieving Ecotourism certification for their two-day and multi-day cycling and hiking tours of Victoria's iconic countryside:
On Earth Day, TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel Website, has formally announced that it has extended its successful TripAdvisor GreenLeaders™ programme into Australia and New Zealand.