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WELCOME TOURISM TROPICAL NORTH QUEENSLAND TO THE EA BUSINESS COMMUNITY

22 February 2021 | 0 Comments

Tropical North Queensland is one of the most diversely beautiful and powerful Australian tourism stories. In 1978 the Far North Queensland Promotion Bureau was formed to focus on destination marketing and as a result tourism slowly overtook agriculture, forestry and mining as an economic driver for the community. Today, Far North Queensland Promotion Bureau Limited, trades as Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ) and Business Events Cairns & Great Barrier Reef, with the vision of becoming one of the world’s most inspiring nature-based destinations.

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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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INTRODUCING AUSTRALIA’S NEW FRONTLINE ECOTOURISM RESEARCHERS

30 April 2020 | 0 Comments

The Ecotourism Australia team had its first meeting last week with the new cohort of ecotourism PhD candidates from the University of Queensland, who have now begun their studies into some of the most pressing matters facing the industry.

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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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WELCOMING DAYDREAM ISLAND TO THE ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA COMMUNITY

11 March 2020 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Daydream Island for achieving Ecotourism certification! This island resort, which has just undergone a major redevelopment following damage from Cyclone Debbie in 2017, offers an incredible Great Barrier experience for both domestic and international guests.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Overtourism and a low carbon future high on agenda for new Ecotourism Australia / University of Queensland PhD candidates

4 November 2019 | 0 Comments

After an extensive and competitive process which saw The University of Queensland (UQ) receive 42 applications from around the world, three PhD candidates have now been awarded scholarships to begin research into some of the most pressing issues facing Australia’s ecotourism industry.

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ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA & THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND PHD SCHOLARSHIPS

9 August 2019 | 0 Comments

A unique opportunity exists to undertake research on best practice ecotourism management and help shape the future of this growing industry.

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GILBERTON OUTBACK RETREAT ACHIEVES NATURE TOURISM CERTIFICATION

27 March 2019 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Gilberton Outback Retreat on achieving Nature Tourism certification on their accommodation and tours. 

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HOOK-A-BARRA ACHIEVES ECOTOURISM CERTIFICATION

27 March 2019 | 0 Comments

If you’ve ever tried catching a Barramundi, you’ll know that it can be a bit of a challenge. Our newest Ecotourism Certified operator, Hook-A-Barra, makes it easy for aspiring anglers by offering sustainable catch and release Barramundi fishing from its pond, employing the help of expert staff to ensure young (and young-at-heart) visitors have the best possible fishing experience.

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