Ecoclub is an ecotourism portal and professional network established in 1999. Details and Testimonials.
Ecoclub Professional Membership is an information, networking & mutual aid package for everyone who has a professional interest in ecotourism, including ecotourism professionals, practitioners, academics and students
1. As an Ecoclub Member, you pledge that you agree with our Philosophy as stated at https://ecoclub.com/about/philosophy
2. Membership is conferred to you strictly as an Individual and it is not transferable. You must state your own, full name and surname in the registration form as we are a network of professionals, practitioners and academics, not of impersonal corporations. Displayed names in our Member Directory may be edited to conform to this rule. You are welcome to add any organisational affiliation in brackets after your name if you wish, for example, Jane Austen (Mansfield Park Lodge).
3. Our current business hours are 07:00 - 15:00 UTC, Monday to Friday.
4. Please do not share your username & password. Use is being monitored automatically and offenders will be permanently banned without refund. We keep Membership rates deliberately low so as to allow all current and aspiring ecotourism professionals to join.
"I am an admirer of the important work that you have been doing with Ecoclub. You are providing a great service to ecotourists and ecolodge fans, and thus also contributing to sustainable development and the conservation of the world's natural and cultural heritage. My sincere congratulations!!"
Héctor Ceballos-Lascurain, Architect & Tourism Consultant, credited as the first to coin the term and definition of 'Ecotourism', Director General, PICE, September 2006
"You run a very good website. It is unique in the information you share especially the job and project postings. I often refer students and job hunters to your website because there is no one who does what you do."
Carol Patterson, Tourism Consultant, Author of "The Business of Ecotourism"
"No doubt the publicity we received through Ecoclub (for the ESTC 2008 conference) was an important factor in making it such a well-attended event. Thank you very much for your generous support"
Ayako Ezaki, Now Director of TrainingAid, then Director of Communications, The International Ecotourism Society (TIES), November 2008
"SLEF was founded in 1998 and those days Ecoclub was the only source we got information on ecotourism that helped a lot to develop our organization. I really appreciate the great contribution made by Ecoclub in supporting ecotourism fraternity in the world. Your able guidance and dedication mattered the most in bringing the Ecoclub what we see today."
Palitha Gurusinghe, Founder & President, Sri Lanka Ecotourism Foundation (December 2017)
"We continue to be inspired by those that straddle the academic/practitioner divide, for example, Antonis Petropoulos (Ecoclub) and Ron Mader (Planeta), making sure that the message gets 'out there'."
Carl Cater, Brian Garrod and Tiffany Low eds, Encyclopaedia of Sustainable Tourism (CABI, September 2015).
"Ecoclub, based in Greece, links to the Web sites of eco-lodges, hotels and resorts in more than 80 countries. It also offers useful eco-travel news and advice."
Washington Post, "How to Find a Hotel That's Truly Fit for The Eco-Friendly", 8 June 2007
"The partnership with Ecoclub has significantly enhanced the Adventures in Travel Expo particularly from a visitor-attraction perspective, contributing at an international level by its recognition as a leader in the movement for better tourism and for environmental, social and economic justice. ecoclub involvement has allowed the Expo to reach a greater global audience..."
Adventures in Travel Expo - Sydney, 13 September 2006
"I became a member of Ecoclub when I was a student focusing on the topic of ecotourism. I found this platform very useful for my studies and research to gain further information and useful insights. My current job I also got thanks to Ecoclub, since I saw the job advertisement in their database. So, basically, ECOCLUB brought me where I am now.”
Veronika Mikos, Project Coordinator
"...the leading provider of ecotourism job postings..."
Laura Ell, Ecotourism Consultant
"I've found two of my favorite employers through Ecoclub. I don't know how else I would have tapped into job opportunities in this niche industry in a specific city. Ecoclub jobs listing has really delivered."
Cynthia Ord, Freelance Consultant
"I found my current role through Ecoclub and many of my colleagues swear by it so I know it is a great place to find the right people"
Kathleen Edie, Development Coordinator
"I work for one of the best responsible travel companies in the world, if not the best, I might be biased, for seeing a real interest in sustainability and responsible tourism around me everyday, for seeing how we actually make a positive impact on the communities we visit. I've been a member for one year now and would like to still be a member with access to all resources, this space is an inspiration from many points of view."
Andreea Preluca, Travel Executive, Intrepid (November 2018)