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Encounter Maria Island

20/10/2017

Encounter Maria Island's new ferry Osprey V, that will allow even more visitors to enjoy one of the State's best tourism attractions, was launched today.More

Progress on Cradle Mountain Master Plan

19/10/2017

An important milestone in the Cradle Mountain Master Plan project has been reached following a competitive tender process, with Cumulus Studio chosen to design the Cradle Mountain gateway precinct and the Dove Lake viewing shelter.More

Exciting new proposal for Tasmania's South East Cape

16/10/2017

Award-winning local tourism operator Ian Johnstone can now progress a new project to lease and licence negotiations under the Tourism Opportunities in Tasmania's National Parks, Reserves and Crown Land process.More

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.