Platinum Australia International Achieves Nature Tourism Certification

Nature Tourism CertifiedCongratulations to Platinum Australia International Pty Ltd for achieving Nature Tourism certification!

Platinum Australia International is a tour company that specialises in first class tours to the Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island, Yarra Valley Wine District, Golf Tours and many other unique and exclusive tours around Victoria and Australia.

They have achieved Nature Tourism certification for the following tour options:

  • Great Ocean Road Tours: with one and two day options running from Melbourne to Port Campbell and return, overnight guests enjoy Eco Lodge accommodation.
  • Phillip Island Tours: day trips visiting the Little Penguin Parade and The Koala Conservation Centre.
  • Yarra Valley Wine District: one and two day tours incorporating Healesville Sanctuary, and B&B accommodation with a local Yarra Valley provider.
  • Full Day Golf Tours: visiting various Melbourne Sandbelt Courses, sure to please golfers at all experience levels.

Platinum Australia International’s tours are conducted by guides educated on cultural history, ecological significance, and wildlife native to the destinations visited to ensure guests have the best experience possible on and off the tour bus.

Platinum Australia International has a new website coming soon.

Find out more about Nature Tourism certification here.

Accommodation World Achieves Climate Action Certification

Nature Tourism CertifiedCongratulations to Accommodation World on achieving Climate Action certification at the Innovator level!

Accommodation World is a unique holiday rental property management company that specialise in promoting and managing short term Holiday & Corporate accommodation available for bookings anywhere from 3 days to 3 months. They pride themselves on being a leader in accommodation health and safety standards.

They bring to the market a wealth of experience and knowledge behind operations, with continuous fresh ideas and a desire to provide the very best accommodation and service. Currently focused on the Darwin area, their listed luxury properties are in high demand and offer exceptional value at competitive prices. All our properties are fully equipped with quality furniture, fixtures and finishes, and guests enjoy the additional space, comfort, safety, security and amenities on offer.

Accommodation World Pty Ltd is a business with ambitions to change tourism for the long-term benefit of local people, tourists, the environment and the tourism industry. They are committed to screening and marketing responsible holidays & Safe Accommodation, and to campaigning for change in the tourism industry. Responsible & Ethical tourism practices is at the core of Accommodation World’s business, and they are proud to be a half Indigenous Owned & Operated Business, Accommodation World is a certified supplier of Supply Nation and Member of the Industry Capabilities Network.

Find out more about Accommodation World here.

Find out more about Climate Action certification here.

Skytrek Willow Springs Station Achieve Nature Tourism Certification

Nature Tourism CertifiedCongratulations to Skytrek Willow Springs Station for achieving Nature Tourism certification!

Willow Springs Station is a typical working sheep station in the Flinders Ranges that offers true bush hospitality and quiet, secluded settings. They offer private and comfortable accommodation for small or large groups, and bush campsites with amenities. In addition to their accommodation offering, Willow Springs also offer 4WDing on the popular Skytrek, Guided 4WD tours on and off the property, and marked walking trails.

The Reynolds family have been operating the Station, and now the ecotourism destination, since the mid-1900’s. They strive to educate their guests on sustainability, and encourage them to reduce their carbon footprint, while offering a unique and genuine bush experience. The Reynolds family also work closely with the Ecosystems Management Understanding Program (EMU), a South Australian initiative to gain greater awareness of ecosystem components and linkages, and take a holistic approach to property management beyond the property boundary, that is improving production, environmental and social outcomes. Check out the video below, which highlights their efforts with the EMU program.

Find out more about Skytrek Willow Springs Station here.

Find out more about ECO certification here.