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100 years on, Old Pelion Hut retains its charm

19/09/2017

One of Tasmania's favourite historic mountain huts, Old Pelion Hut in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, is celebrating its centenary this year.More

Future-proofing our tourism icons

18/09/2017

Environment and Parks Minister Matthew Groom has announced that $8 million will be allocated to upgrade vital infrastructure in our parks and reserves over the next two years.More

Tenders advertised for Freycinet Master Plan

28/08/2017

Freycinet is one of the absolute jewels in Tasmania's crown, with locals and visitors flocking to the area in droves to experience one of the world's most stunning areas.
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Business Partnerships

PWS Accredited Partnerships

PWS "Accredited Licensed Operator" Partnership

The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) is improving its links with the tourism industry while actively encouraging sustainable use and economic opportunities within Tasmanian's parks and reserves.

Partnerships with the Tourism Industry Council Tasmania is encouraging new business and innovative ideas for Tasmanian parks and reserves.

The PWS recognises and values the role of commercial operators in promoting and encouraging visitors to enjoy and appreciate Tasmania's parks and reserves.  We are committed to working co-operativley with the TICT to provide quality visitor experiences that reflect positively on Tasmania's tourism industry while also conserving the values that attract people to the experience in the first place.

PWS Tourism Services staff are now working closely with the TICT's Australian Tourism Accreditation Program which is designed to raise professionalism of the industry through implementation of business management practices and standards.

As part of the partnership, businesses accredited with the TICT will be able to use a new logo which incorporates the PWS logo with the tag line "PWS Accredited licensed operator" in marketing collateral and website promotion.