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.
Here’s how Skyrail Rainforest Cableway in Cairns helps to protect and preserve the Australian rainforest. Discover how this award-winning sustainable tour operator and ecotourism champion in Australia is using innovative education programs to ensure memorable visitor experiences in healthy, natural environments.
Learn how YHA Australia manages the sustainability of its hostels around the country, and how it has become a champion in sustainable budget accommodation.
How the small family business Whale Watch Hervey Bay in Queensland, Australia, has become an inspiring example of accessible and responsible ecotourism.