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At Ecotourism Australia, we understand that ethical decisions don’t just apply to the choices we make to help people, communities and the environment, but also to how and where we spend our holidays.
Ecotourism Australia would like to congratulate Go Sea Kayak Byron Bay for achieving Respecting Our Culture (ROC) Certification!
We would like to extend warm congratulations to Gang Gang Tours for achieving Nature Tourism Certification for three of their products: Customised Private Group Tour, the 6 Day/5 Night Altitude to Sea Level Tour and the 4 Day/3 Night Snowy Mountains Hydro Majestic Tour!
A very warm welcome to our newest certified operator, Tanja Lagoon Camp (TLC), who have achieved Ecotourism certification for their luxury safari tents; a quintessential ecotourism experience.
EcoTreasures is helping to clean up critical penguin habitat in the Sydney Harbour catchment area by removing plastic from the beach. Since 2014 the Sydney-based tour company has incorporated voluntary marine debris clean-ups into their Manly Coastal Walks, helping keep plastic and other materials out of an environment that is important for threatened populations of little penguins.
Mount Christopherson Retreat, one of Ecotourism Australia's Nature Tourism certified accommodation providers, recently suprised their auditor with some amazing developments!
The 2015 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards Gala Night took place last Friday, with some of Australia’s best tourism operators on display. Ecotourism Australia was thrilled to see 38 of our members represented, taking home 17 well-earned awards, and making up 22% of all award winners.
Ecotourism Australia would like to wish the best of luck to all 38 of our members who have made it through as finalists in the 2015 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards!
Over the past four weeks, the winners of State Tourism Awards have been announced at gala nights across the country and Ecotourism Australia (EA) has been thrilled to see our members make up 25% of winners in eligible categories. Fifty one (51) EA members, making up over 10% of EA’s total membership base, took home seventy one (71) awards this year. A remarkable result with better than one in ten members of Ecotourism Australia being acknowledged as winners at the State Tourism Awards.