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EOIs Open: Strive 4 Sustainability Scorecard Support

Sustainability is an important consideration for the region's industry with increasing awareness of environmental concerns and a growing demand for low-impact travel options.  MRBTA is committed to supporting members to assess and improve their sustainable practices and we are delighted to announce that we have a new initiative available to…
Melissa Carmichael
July 11, 2023
Sustainable Tourism

ECO Think Destination Forum: Key Takeaways

MRBTA Membership Manager, Melissa Carmichael, has recently returned from the ECO Think Destination Forum in Bundaberg, where she represented the region by speaking on the Certified Destinations panel. Melissa was able to reflect on the learnings and value received through the Shire of Augusta Margaret River's ECO Certified Destination Certification…
Jenny Lee
April 26, 2023
Sustainable Tourism

Cash Subsidy and Marketing Benefits for Tourism Businesses Seeking ECO Certification

A partnership between MRBTA and the Shire of Augusta Margaret River is offering local tourism operators the opportunity to strengthen their appeal to high yielding, environmentally conscious visitor markets, by becoming ECO Certified through Ecotourism Australia. With consumer interest in sustainable travel expected to accelerate further in the wake of Covid-19, ECO Certification is a…
Jenny Lee
February 11, 2021