When you choose a business with the “tick” you can expect:
- Professional customer service
- Accuracy in advertising
- Sound environmental practices
- An appropriately licencesd and qualified operator
- Adherence to a Code of Ethics
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Meet the standard
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:
Licences & Permits
Ensures the business has all the required licences and permits.
Business Operating Systems
Ensures business has detailed & proactive operating systems ie: maintenance, health and safety and cleaning schedules.
Economic Sustainability and Financial Systems
Ensures business complies with accounting standards Up-to-date record keeping and complies with consumer laws
Ensures the business has all required coverage inc. at least $10million in public liability insurance.
Human Resource Management
Ensure management complies with legislation relating to employing staff along with comprehensive ongoing training and skill development.
business must demonstrate a documented and practical commitment to sustainable environmental practices.
Business must have documented customer service procedures, booking and cancellation policies and customer feedback processes.
Business must demonstrate documentation and Implementation of risk management plans, as well as emergency and evacuation procedures.
Code of Practice
Business must sign industry code of ethics.
NSW Business Chamber
(02) 9458 7344
NT Tourism Top End
(08) 8980 6023
Queensland Tourism Industry Council
(07) 3238 1445
SA Tourism Industry Council
(08) 8110 0123
Tourism Council WA
(08) 9416 0700
Tourism Industry Council Tasmania
(03) 6231 2244
Victorian Tourism Industry Council
(03) 8662 5174
Australian Tourism Industry Council
Level 7 464 St Kilda Road, Melbourne VIC 3004
03 9978 6802