Tony Charters, Founding Director of Ecotourism Australia, discusses sustainable tourism development in Asia and the Asia-Pacific region.
Interview with Griffith University Tourism Research Professor David Weaver on ‘enlightened mass tourism’, research priorities, the Gold Coast in Australia and the current state of sustainable tourism research around the world.
Few sustainable tourism leadership stories are as inspiring as the one of Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort in Queensland, Australia. Intrigued by how much is possible if one man has a vision and follows it through, we were curious to learn more about the person “in charge” on that tiny island located at the southernmost end of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Meet Peter Gash, managing director and leaseholder of Lady Elliot Island, chief pilot and aviation engineer.
In this interview with Marni Barnett of Skyrail Rainforest Cableway in Cairns, Australia, find out how this award-winning ecotourism operator and sustainable tourism business is using education and training for contributing to a healthy, sustainable and thus competitive destination.
In our interview with Jon Kane, YHA Australia’s Northern Region Manager, learn about the organization’s origins and the many sustainability initiatives implemented by the pioneering budget accommodation provider.