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World Tourism Day - 27 September 2014

17 July 2014 | 0 Comments

World Tourism Day (WTD) is an initiative by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, celebrated every year on 27 September. It is a global observance to highlight tourism’s social, cultural, political and economic value.

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Media Release: Ecotourism Australia welcomes new members to Tourism Australia Board

11 July 2014 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia joins the tourism industry in welcoming the new members to the Board of Tourism Australia.  Andrew Fairley, Anna Guillan and Tony South bring a diverse and strong set of skills, complemented by hands on and strategic experience, that will lead Tourism Australia as it moves forward within its new policy direction. We are particularly proud to see former Director of Ecotourism Australia, Andrew Fairley, with his wealth of experience in ecotourism, conservation, parks and resort management bringing his extensive knowledge, negotiating skills and depth of understanding to the Board. We congratulate all the new Board appointments and wish them well.

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ECO Certification Workshop - Port Augusta, SA

30 June 2014 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia, with the support of SA Arid Lands, held an ECO Certification workshop for Flinders Ranges and Outback region ecotourism operators (Wednesday 25th June in Port Augusta). The workshop was a great success - giving operators an opportunity to complete their application with face-to-face coaching and also providing information on how to meet the National Landscapes conservation criteria. South Australian Tourism Industry Council were also there on the day to lend a hand with the Business Management requirements of certification. We look forward to having these wonderful operators certified and working with them further on their sustainability journey!

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