Why become sustainable?
Many travellers now expect and preference sustainable travel options. By making positive change, you will gain a competitive advantage and benefit from increased bookings, reduced operating costs and increased customer satisfaction.
The Northern Territory is a compelling destination for authentic sustainable travel.
NT tourism is a positive driver for sustainable development and the conservation of our natural and cultural landscape and heritage.
Accreditations and certifications
Measure and manage
It is important to set up and maintain effective governance and management practices in your business, including your environmental, socio-economic and cultural impacts.
Community and culture
Promote your actions
It is important to clearly and accurately communicate your sustainability actions and information to assure travellers of your credentials and commitments.
Tanja Lagoon Camp
Tanja Lagoon Camp
Create your own sustainability strategy
Use our template to help you identify and manage your targets, actions and outcomes, in line with your wider business strategy.
Your sustainable travel toolkit
Save your own toolkit with all the information, tips and tools to become a sustainable travel provider.
Responsible tourism is any form of tourism that can be consumed in a more responsible way. It minimises negative social, economic and environmental impacts, generates greater economic benefits for local people and enhances the well-being of host communities.
The United Nations World Tourism Organisation defines ecotourism as: all nature-based forms of tourism in which the main motivation of the tourists is the observation and appreciation of nature as well as the traditional cultures prevailing in natural areas.
Regenerative tourism goes beyond sustainable tourism and is based on adding a positive impact to the local community and environment.