What is Climate Action Certification?

    Climate Action Certification is designed for all sectors of the tourism industry including hotels, attractions, tours, transport, restaurants, travel agents, tourism commissions and industry bodies.  The Climate Action Certification program is dedicated to reducing carbon emissions and assuring travellers that certified products are backed by a commitment to sustainable practices related to addressing climate change.

    What is Sustainable Tourism Certification?

    Sustainable Tourism Certification is for any business in the tourism industry or supply chain and certifies that businesses are minimising negative impacts and maximising benefits for the environment, communities and culture. The program is a comprehensive business development tool and provides the opportunity for businesses to become sustainability leaders by following global best practice sustainability standards

    Q. What is ecotourism?

    Ecotourism is ecologically sustainable tourism with a primary focus on experiencing natural areas that fosters environmental and cultural understanding, appreciation and conservation.

    What is ECO Certification?

    The ECO Certification program certifies tourism products (tours, accommodations, attractions) with a primary focus on nature.  It assures travellers that certified products are backed by a strong, well managed commitment to sustainable practices and provides high quality nature-based tourism experiences.

    What are the benefits of becoming ECO Certified?

    ECO certification is recognition of a high standard of operations and is beneficial when marketing, applying for grants, awards, licences or permits.  The certification programs are independently assessed and audited, ensuring a high standard for quality and compliance.  ECO Certification provides recognition for consumers to be assured of your commitment to environmental best practice, quality experience and customer survive.

    What is ECO Destination Certification?

    The ECO Destination Certification program assures travellers that certified destinations are backed by a strong, well-managed commitment to sustainable practices and provide high-quality nature-based tourism experiences within the region.

    Why is ECO Destination Certification important?

    Destination certification is about much more than the tourism sector: it’s about real, tangible environmental sustainability being demonstrated by how the community as a whole operates. Increasingly, visitors are demanding authentic, unique and environmentally sustainable experiences which underpin what an ECO Certified Destination encompasses.