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NEWLY CERTIFIED ECO EXPERIENCES ON FRASER ISLAND

26 June 2020 | 0 Comments

Located on the world’s largest sand island is the newly certified operator Fraser Experience Tours. This Australian family-owned business has been offering guided tours for over 20 years and has just achieved Ecotourism Certification for its  1 Day Experience Tours, 1 Day Hummer Tour,  1 Day Fantastic Fraser Island Tour and Custom Tours.

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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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ARE YOU AN ECO TRAVELLER?

26 May 2020 | 0 Comments

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.

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OPINION PIECE | KEEPING AUSTRALIA’S BORDERS CLOSED MAY NOT BE A BAD THING

25 May 2020 | 0 Comments

Australians are great travellers. For young people, travelling abroad in their early twenties remains a ‘rite of passage;’ empty nesters joining a river cruise through Europe and people of all ages going for their ‘cheap trip’ to South East Asia are still the dreams of most.

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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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VENTURING TO THE TOP: ECO CERTIFIED OPERATOR'S SECRETS OF SUCCESS

20 March 2020 | 0 Comments

Spirits are still, understandably, running high at Venture North Australia (VNA) as owners Hugh and Aaron Grange have recently returned from the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in Canberra, where they were awarded gold in the category of Cultural Tourism.

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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: ECOTOURISM STARS SHINE BRIGHT AT NATIONAL TOURISM AWARDS

11 March 2020 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia certified operators took home more gold awards than any state at Friday night’s Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in Canberra.

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WHITSUNDAYS-BASED LUXURY YACHTING ACHIEVES ECOTOURISM CERTIFICATION

9 March 2020 | 0 Comments

Our congratulations go out to Luxury Yachting on achieving Ecotourism Certification for their charter operations in the Whitsundays!  

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