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Professional Standards

ACCREDITATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

Peak Potential Adventures is proud to have received accreditations and memberships from the following associations and organisations.

We are dedicated and passionate about maintaining a high standard of professionalism across all segments of our business. High professional standards not only provide a safer operational environment but also ensures a much higher quality of service and adventure experience.

Accreditations

Peak Potential Adventures is Ecotourism Australian Certified and displays the ecotourism logoEcotourism Australia Certified Business

Ecotourism Australia was formed in 1991 as the Ecotourism Association of the Indo Pacific Region. The organisation was renamed the Ecotourism Association of Australia in 1992 and the world’s first National Ecotourism Accreditation Program (NEAP) was launched in 1996. In 2002, the International Year of Ecotourism, the organisation was renamed Ecotourism Australia Limited (EA).

EA was established to promote ecotourism throughout Australia and its immediate region by creating partnerships, developing and encouraging quality ecotourism experiences and providing the industry with a clear voice. The organisation’s main product development tools were the creation of certification programs that defined ecotourism and the delivery of the Annual Ecotourism Australia Conference (later renamed the Global Eco Conference).

The ECO Certification program certifies tourism products (tours, accommodations, attractions) with a primary focus on nature. It assures travellers that certified products are backed by a strong, well managed commitment to sustainable practices and provides high quality nature-based tourism experiences. The ECO Certification Program is a world first and it has been developed to address the need to identify genuine nature and ecotourism operators.

For further information regarding Ecotourism Australia and their quality ecotourism accredited program, please visit their website at: www.ecotourism.org.au

Peak Potential Adventures Ecotourism Australia link

Quality Tourism Accredited Business

Leading Australian tourism operators display the accreditation tick. They’ve met specific criteria ensuring they are committed to exceeding your expectations with great customer service and the highest standards of business practice.

The Quality Tourism Framework is a national business development program recognising businesses that share a vision of quality service and excellence.

The Quality Tourism Framework is a vital industry asset designed to continually improve standards, market quality product and enhance the reputation of tourism destinations. The framework represents over 6000 tourism businesses from across Australia.

Meeting the standards – The Australian Tourism Accreditation Program (ATAP) certifies tourism businesses that meet specific quality assurance criteria ensuring they are committed to exceeding consumer expectations with great customer service and the highest standards of business practice. All ATAP accredited businesses undertake regular onsite audits to ensure compliance. To be ATAP accredited businesses must complete the following:

When you choose a business with the “tick” you can expect:

  • Quality
  • Reliability
  • Professional customer service
  • Accuracy in advertising
  • Sound environmental practices
  • An appropriately licencesd and qualified operator
  • Adherence to a Code of Ethics

For further information regarding the Australian Tourism Industry Council (ITIC) and their quality assured business accreditation program, please visit their website at: www.qualitytourismaustralia.com

Registration No: atapnsw 0716 0033

Accredited Licensed Operator  

The Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service commenced operations in 1971 with the vision of protecting, presenting and managing in concert with the community, Tasmania’s unique and outstanding reserve system for all people, for all time.

The Service is the managing authority of Tasmania’s world-renowned reserve system and seeks to conserve the State’s natural and cultural heritage while providing for sustainable use and economic opportunities for the Tasmanian community. The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) operates as a unit within the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment.

Vision – To protect, present and manage in concert with the community, Tasmania’s unique and outstanding reserve system for all people, for all time.

Mission – To create and maintain a representative and world-renowned reserve system. To conserve the State’s natural and cultural heritage while providing for sustainable use and economic opportunities for the Tasmanian community.

For further information regarding the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service, please visit their website at: www.parks.tas.gov.au

Peak Potential Adventures holds the following current licences: Standard Bushwalking and Overland Track.

Memberships

Australian Veteran Owned Business  

The Australian Veteran Owned Business: conceptualised, founded, and operated by veterans, for veterans.

Upon returning to Australia after his third rotation to Afghanistan, the Founder and CEO of the Australian Veteran Owned Business, Mitchell, embarked on a path that so many veterans had done so before him and he started his own business. He began searching for professional associations to align his business with. What he soon realised was that, despite spending over a decade in service of Australia and its people, there were none that existed which specifically recognised his military service and brought together business owners who share the same privileged background.

The Australian Veteran Owned Business was established as a third party certifier in order to fill this gap. Third party certification is a process whereby an independent assessment declares that specified requirements pertaining to a product, person, process or management system have been met. In Australia, there are third party certifications for a wide range of products and services, but so far, nothing has existed which recognises veteran owned and operated businesses – until now.

If you are a current or former Australian Defence Force member who owns a business and you are looking for an exclusive representation, then the Australian Veteran Owned Business is your answer. Don’t let you service go unrecognised in the business world – get in contact with us today to discuss the amazing opportunities that our membership program can deliver!

For further information regarding The Australian Veteran Owned Business Association, please visit their website at: www.avob.org.au