Ecotourism Australia (EA) is the peak industry
body for ecotourism operators in Australia. EA is responsible for
the development and administration of the Eco Certification Program,
which serves as the official "tick of approval" for certified
nature and ecotourism operators.
One of Ecotourism Australia’s most important
roles is developing and managing the Eco Certification program,
providing a benchmark for sustainable tourism operators throughout
Australia (a program which is being adapted by many countries world
Amok is playing a critical role in developing an online version
of the Eco Certification process.
This involves taking a 117 page questionnaire,
and converting it into a database driven website which allows users
to complete their application across multiple sessions, and automatically
calculates their current status.
Through an intensive consultation and technical
design process, Amok Creative developed a detailed technical plan
for the online certification system, complete with screen designs,
data flow maps, production schedule and budget.
As a contractor for creative design agency Amok
Creative, I designed the user interface for Ecotourism Australia's
Eco Certification online application screens, based on the visual
look of the Ecotourism
Amok is currently working with EA to finalise
funding to implement the plan they have developed.