Eco-Travel Options Down Under
A few months ago PSFK wrote about whether ‘Eco-travel’ is possible; and now, a new eco-accreditation program set to launch in Australia is hoping to help answer the question. The Climate Action Australia Certification Program represents tourist agencies that reduce or eliminate their carbon footprint. Run by the government eco-tourism initiative Climate Action Australia, the site covers all forms of tourism activity, including: sights, tours, transport, restaurants, travel agencies, tourism commissions and industry bodies. With tourism declining alongside the economic downturn, the Australian government hopes CAACP will give agencies a competitive edge and attract eco-conscious travellers.