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NEW DIRECTORS AND DEPUTY CHAIR FOR ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA

16 October 2019 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia’s members have elected three new directors and three returning directors to the Ecotourism Australia board, as announced during today’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Brisbane and streamed nationally via teleconference. The board has also elected a new deputy chair.

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9 AMAZING EXAMPLES OF ECOTOURISM DRIVING CONSERVATION

1 October 2019 | 0 Comments

Nature is everywhere, from national parks and bushlands right through to the rural and urban landscapes we live in, and that it is why it is so important, regardless of where you live in Australia. Not only is nature essential to our health, wellbeing and quality of life, our economy depends on it and Australia’s nature is so unique and diverse that we have a responsibility to ourselves and the rest of the world to protect and conserve it. 

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AUSTRALIA’S ALPINE REGION - A YEAR-ROUND MOUNTAIN WONDERLAND

1 October 2019 | 0 Comments

Home to Kosciuszko National Park and our nation’s highest peak, Australia’s alpine region – which includes New South Wales’ Snowy Mountains and Victoria’s Alpine National Park – is a wonderland of rivers, mountains, ski fields, caves, and glacial lakes – offering spectacular scenery and warm hospitality all year round.

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ARE YOU IN THE DARK ABOUT LIGHT POLLUTION?

27 August 2019 | 0 Comments

When you hear the word pollution, the Milky Way is probably not the first thing that comes to mind (unless, of course, you’re talking about the iconic blue-plastic wrapped chocolate bar).

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WILDLIFE TOURISM AUSTRALIA BECOMES EA’S NEWEST BUSINESS MEMBER

5 July 2019 | 0 Comments

Wildlife Tourism Australia (WTA) is a not for profit incorporated association that represents tourist operations, educators, researchers, businesses and societies that support sustainable wildlife tourism within Australia.

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WELCOME TO THE INNAMINCKA HOTEL

26 June 2019 | 0 Comments

Resting on the border of South Australia and Queensland, you will find a surprising outback oasis.

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BEST ECO EXPERIENCES FOR A RAINY DAY

21 June 2019 | 0 Comments

They say those who think only sunshine brings happiness have never danced in the rain… or checked Ecotourism Australia’s Green Travel Guide! We’ve compiled our top picks the best rainy-day ECO experiences. Whether you’re going stir crazy with the kids or just looking to optimise on the quaint, peaceful weather, check these out!

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THE USE OF SILENCE TO HELP PRESERVE A CULTURE

19 June 2019 | 0 Comments

When we think about learning a language, it would go a little something like; memorising, playing with the words and phrases in your mouth and then attempting to reproduce the sounds and noises in a similar fashion. The crew at 1770 LARC! Tours, however, have a different approach when it comes to educating their guests about the local Indigenous culture and languages. The team believe an important way for guests to grasp the area’s heritage and cultural significance lies in silence.

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THE HIKE COLLECTIVE ACHIEVES NATURE TOURISM CERTIFICATION

23 May 2019 | 0 Comments

Hiking for mental health is the mission behind The Hike Collective. The Collective exists primarily to create awareness of the connection between movement and nature for mental health. Not only do they achieve this, but they also open the opportunity for locals and visitors to enjoy safe and sustainable hiking experiences in Western Australia through fostering organic connections and support for hikers.

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INTERNATIONAL VISITORS WANT SUSTAINABLE, CERTIFIED EXPERIENCES: A WRAP UP OF ATE 2019

24 April 2019 | 0 Comments

Innovative sustainability initiatives, a demand for operators serious about climate action and the continued development of high-quality tourism products were key themes at this year’s Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) in Perth.

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