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Combining her passion for travel, the natural environment and 30 years’ experience in the tourism and hospitality industry, Juanita heads up the Tourism Sustainability & Program Design department for Tourism Noosa. She inspires tourism operators to become more environmentally conscious while reducing costs on their business’s bottom line, while helping Noosa become the most sustainable tourism destination in Australia.
In her role leading the sustainability, membership and visitor services team, Juanita also works closely with Noosa Council and key stakeholders including the Kabi Kabi Peoples Aboriginal Corporation and environmental community groups. She also develops and manages projects such as the Welcome to Noosa and Noosa Eco Check training programs, indigenous tourism, Noosa Country Drive, Noosa Trail Masterplan, Plastic Free Noosa, Trees for Tourism and Tourism Noosa’s Sustainable Events program.