Responsible Tourism

TFE Members offer: Win a free holiday at Tara Blue Mountains Resort

And so this is Christmas … and to celebrate the end of a hard working year for most of us, we’ve convinced the owner of the gorgeous Tara Blue Mountains Resort at Oberon, just over the Blue Mountains, to offer a fabulous two night stay for up to five people.

Hotels start to take sustainability seriously

Some of the biggest operators in the hotel sector are getting serious about sustainability, not only because it can save serious money, but because it’s proving a magnet for green-minded guests.

A green and happy holiday? You can have it all

When you’re on holiday, relaxing on a beach or soaking up a vibrant city’s culture, the last thing you want to think about is your responsibility to the planet.

Blue Mountains launches low carbon tourism program

There’s a strong future for eco-tourism in NSW’s Blue Mountains, following the launch of a CRC for Low Carbon Living-funded program designed to promote businesses that reduce their carbon footprints.

Crown Resorts sustainability efforts deliver the goods

International tourism operator Crown Resorts has put a strong focus on sustainability at its major Melbourne and Perth sites, achieving major reductions in carbon emissions, increased energy efficiency, reduced water…

Learning the spirit of the land

Randy Yibarbuk is a designated future elder of his clan in the Yolgnu nation in west Arnhem Land.

Special Report: How hotels are going green

More travellers, particularly corporate travel groups, are looking for sustainability credentials when they book a place to stay. This, along with reducing high running costs, is driving an increasing number…

Langkawi eco paradise at The Frangipani

In tropical Langkawi, an island hideaway in the Andaman Sea off the North West Malaysian peninsular, a locally owned hotel is setting the benchmark for environmental practises in the region.