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The Who, What, When, Where and Why for YB

Who? Yelverton Brook Eco Spa Retreat & Conservation Sanctuary is a family owned business & dedicated to promoting responsible tourism, supporting sustainable development, and helping travelers and travel providers protect the environment and cultures they visit.

What? By offering travelers and travel providers with the information and tools they need to reduce their footprint, negative impacts and enhance their positive impacts, YB is taking a careful approach to addressing local sustainable development within the travel and tourism industry.

When? YB has been operating since purchasing the raw 100acs in 1988. Feedback from interested parties is always welcomed. To help ensure the best possible process for continually evolving concepts and realistic application, please email us your feedback .

Where? YB eco-certification program showcases true ecotourism at it's best. YB is looking at carbon offsets infomation through their website, educational training, nocturnal walks will offer further education of Australian wildlife. All set in the famous Margaret River wine region of Western Australia.

Why? Tourism is arguably the world's largest industry. It generates about 10% of total world GDP and employs over 10% of the global workforce, and it's on the verge of tremendous growth. In 2003, there were 694 million international tourism arrivals, a figure that the World Tourism Organization expects to reach one billion by 2010.

Story Tips and Ideas

Landcare & Tourism Working Together
Sponsering Community Based Fauna Carers Award
Green Class now Available - New Carbon Offset Program
Eco Tourism Certification and Eco-labels
Tips for Conscientious Consumers and Responsible Travelers
Top Romantic Retreat by readers choice award 2005 & 2006
Top Certified Eco-Lodge
Traveling Responsibly - How to Leave the World a Better Place

Contact Information

Media Information:  Email YB   for updates, explore our Web site or call 720-273-2975 for additional story tips and ideas.

Media Contact: Joy Ensor , Public Relations Specialist, 618 97557579.

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