Sustainable Tourism World News: Congratulations to Cairns Pullman Reef Hotel and Convention Centre to host Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference.
The Global Eco Conference, which will this year be built around the theme of ‘Essential Evolution’, attracts some 250 delegates from the Asia-Pacific region and Australia, bringing together operators, tourism commissions, protected area managers and other industry professionals.
Within the Cairns region there are close to 100 ECO certified operators – showcasing the region’s strong focus on delivering best practice visitor experiences that benefit the local community and the world class natural assets on which the industry depends.
According to Ecotourism Australia CEO Rod Hillman, delegates will be spoilt for choice when selecting pre-conference tours:
“Between the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics of Queensland, this region arguably contains the greatest concentration of high-quality ecotourism operators on the planet.”
The three-day event will be held from 2-4 December and has been strongly supported by the Queensland Government and Tourism and Events Queensland.
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