People choose sustainability!
For several years EarthCheck research has pointed to the appetite visitors have for choosing sustainable experiences. This year, actions speak louder than words, with 60 EarthCheck members recognised as the best. Congratulations to all our members featured in the Readers’ Choice Awards by Conde Nast Traveller. Now in its 35th year, their awards continue to […]
EarthCheck helps measure the sustainable impact of the new Visit Sunshine Coast solar-powered tv campaign
Visit Sunshine Coast (VSC) partnered with creative agency BCM Group, Reforest and EarthCheck to launch the world’s first solar-powered ad – aptly called Sunshine Moments – filmed using sunshine from the Sunshine Coast. BCM Group and director Josh Zaini relied on solar power to film the ad in locations across the Sunshine Coast, with a […]
EarthCheck certifies award winning attraction
For over 20 years, EarthCheck has been benchmarking and certifying major attractions around the world. From Queensland’s Skyrail flying above World Heritage rainforests, the Green Grotto Caves in Jamaica and the Aquaventure water park at Atlantis Sanya through to the theme parks of Experiencias Xcaret. They are united by a shared vision to be sustainable and responsible tourism […]
EarthCheck Design certification debuts in the Philippines with Banyan Tree Group’s Luxury Residences in Manila Bay
EarthCheck’s internationally acclaimed and Architizer award-winning design certification will debut in the Philippines with Banyan Tree Group’s Banyan Tree Residences Manila Bay, slated to open in the third quarter of 2025. The Philippines’ growing reputation as an investment and business hub has been a significant draw for the Singapore-based hospitality group, which plans to develop further projects in the […]
Micro-credentials in Sustainability
EarthCheck has come on board as the exclusive sustainability partner of Typsy, one of the world’s leading online training providers, to develop and deliver micro-credential courses on sustainability and responsible business practices. The first courses are currently being filmed in Brisbane and are due for release in September 2022. The courses have been designed with the […]
Palaszczuk Government backs eco-certified tourism destinations
The Queensland Government is investing $1 million to further enhance the State’s great lifestyle and position Queensland as a leader in sustainable tourism by supporting our tourism destinations to gain globally recognised certification. Tourism Minister Stirling Hinchliffe said the Eco-certified Tourism Destination Program will provide grants to councils and regional and local tourism organisations to […]
Sandals Leads The Way In Environmental Sustainability
Source: St Lucia Times Sandals Regency La Toc Golf Resort and Spa continues to lead the way in environmental sustainability, having achieved yet another year of Master Certification from EarthCheck. EarthCheck is recognised as the foremost scientific benchmarking, certification and advisory group for travel and tourism worldwide. Since 1987 it has assisted businesses, communities and governments […]
EarthCheck members dominate T+T World’s Best Awards
Congratulations to our partners on being recognised in the top 25 best hotel brands in the world, according to readers’ votes in the 2022 World’s Best Awards survey. One&Only (2) The Langham Hotels & Resorts (7) The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) (8) Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts (11) Capella Hotels & Resorts (17) The […]
Tourism and Events Queensland goes gold with EarthCheck
Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) has been recognised for its commitment to sustainability with EarthCheck Gold Certification.
EarthCheck invited to contribute to the Ocean Panel
The High Level Panel for Sustainable Ocean Economy (Ocean Panel) has commissioned the largest body of knowledge dedicated to understanding how to shift coastal and marine tourism to a more sustainable, regenerative and resilient model.
Control Union signs worldwide partnership with EarthCheck
Control Union can now offer EarthCheck certification services to businesses and destinations in over 70 countries.
Brisbane developer gains international recognition
Eco-friendly project in Albany Creek recognised by the world’s largest architecture awards program.