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MEDIA RELEASE: NEW ECOTOURISM HALL OF FAME ENTRANTS SHOW CERTIFICATION IS A FRAMEWORK FOR LONG-TERM SUCCESS
As Ecotourism Australia celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2021, four of Australia’s premier nature-based tourism operators celebrate their entry into the organisation’s Hall of Fame for being certified for 20 years.
MEDIA RELEASE: ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA’S NEW GREEN TRAVEL GUIDE MAKES FINDING SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL OPTIONS EASY
On the advent of World Environment Day, 5 June, Ecotourism Australia has launched a brand new version of its longstanding Green Travel Guide, making it easier than ever before for travellers to find certified ecotourism experiences and destinations and have a positive impact when they travel.
From transport to travel to trash, greenhouse gas emissions are embedded in the choices we make in our day-to-day lives. To tackle the carbon footprint you may unknowingly produce, it is essential to know where it is coming from. Ecological footprint calculators such as The Global Footprint Network's quiz can provide a great illustration of your individual carbon footprint – but how can we reduce it? Here are some of the simple changes you can make in your daily life.
TREE HUGGER TRAVEL | ETHICAL, INDEPENDENT TOUR AND TRAVEL AGENCY OFFERS NATURE BASED TOURS AUSTRALIA-WIDE
Tree Hugger Travel is an ethical, independent tour and travel agency offering nature-based tours Australia-wide. Working with a network of Ecotourism certified tour operators and local family businesses, Tree Hugger Travel offers high quality tours and personalised itineraries for Australian travellers and international visitors.
Mindful Travel Solutions is a small travel agency with a difference. Under the motto of ‘by travelling the world, we can make a world of difference,’ this company, run by passionate traveller Amanda, focuses on providing travel memories that last a lifetime while preserving the things travellers love most about the places they visit – the people, animals and environment.
Ecotourism Australia welcomes its newest Business Member, Insight Australia Travel. Insight Australia Travel is a Sydney-based, 100% Australian focussed, boutique style inbound tour operator that specialises in group travel, special interest groups and cruise ship excursions.
In Australia, we’re lucky to have the world’s oldest living culture in our very own backyard. This culture is as rich in its diversity as it is deep in its spirituality, full of colourful characters, engrossing stories and life lessons passed down from generations. For many travellers in Australia, things like seeing Indigenous dance or music performances, visiting rock art sites or going on bush tucker tours are common experiences. But if you think they are the only ways you can get an insight into Indigenous culture, think again!
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.
The Flinders Ranges & South Australian outback are often considered one of Australia’s ultimate travel destinations. From Adelaide, the ranges are a five-hour drive, and the region is dotted with a number of interesting townships. As we journey on an exploration of this region, come along with us. The diversity of history, amazing landscapes, rich Aboriginal heritage and variety of accommodation options make this region a unique experience. Along the way, you’ll marvel at ancient mountain ranges, red dusty roads and expansive craters which are iconic of the outback, resembling the scenes of another universe.
MEDIA RELEASE | The original sustainability innovators: 40% of Ecotourism Australia Members certified 10+ years
Whilst the general public – and the tourism industry – are beginning to wake up to the need for more sustainable business models and consumption patterns, Australia’s ecotourism industry has long been ahead of the game.