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MEDIA RELEASE: Ecotourism Australia Former Directors Recognised with Order of Australia Medals

29 January 2020 | 0 Comments

Two of Australia’s true ecotourism leaders – both of them former directors of Ecotourism Australia – have been recognised with Medals of the Order of Australia (OAM) this week, which were presented as part of the 2020 Australia Day Honours.

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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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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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MEDIA RELEASE: ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA FORMS PARTNERSHIP WITH THE WORLD TOURISM ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS

27 February 2019 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia has signed an historic partnership agreement with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) this month, cementing its position as a global leader in the field of sustainable and nature-based tourism and setting the stage for increased collaboration between the two organisations.

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ECO CERTIFICATION EXPLAINED

21 December 2018 | 0 Comments

If you’ve travelled anywhere in Australia, it’s likely you’ve come across the ECO Certified tourism logo. Close to 500 tourism businesses – tour companies, accommodations and attractions – proudly display this logo on their windows, their vessels and their uniforms. But do you know what it signifies? Have you perhaps even thought that it’s probably just a marketing ploy; something aimed to attract “eco conscious” travellers?

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INAUGURAL ECOTOURISM MASTERCLASS A RESOUNDING SUCCESS

24 September 2018 | 0 Comments

When a presenter knows enough about a small, Australian marsupial to turn it into a 20-minute business analogy, you know you could only be at an ecotourism event.

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HOW ECOTOURISM AUSTRALIA MEMBERS HELP THE REEF

20 September 2018 | 0 Comments

It makes good business sense to preserve the place in which you work. For our members, protecting their local environment means that not only will their visitors get an amazing experience, but also that they’ll be able to operate sustainably in years to come.

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INTRODUCING OUR BOARD NOMINEES FOR 2018

19 September 2018 | 0 Comments

From 3 to 10 October, Ecotourism Australia members will be voting to fill five available positions on Ecotourism Australia's Board of Directors. 

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GREEN TRAVEL LEADERS SHOW COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABILITY IS GOOD FOR BUSINESS

29 June 2018 | 0 Comments

As of 2018, one third of Ecotourism Australia’s certified operators are Green Travel Leaders, which means they have been certified for 10 years or longer.  It’s proof that being sustainable goes beyond just being ‘green’– it’s also about positioning yourself to excel in an increasingly saturated industry.

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