Podcast: EP 18 – Gavin Oliver of EcoZip
By June Ramli
Edited by Fazleena Aziz
A Whole New World
Kia Ora! Welcome to another episode of 30 minutes with DailyStraits.com. Our guest today is Gavin Oliver (pictured above), one of the co-founders of EcoZip.
Established in 2012, EcoZip is an adventure and eco-tourism company designed to ‘get visitors out of tour buses and into the bush’.
The company was built on the concept of commercial conservation, or the belief that profit doesn’t necessarily need to be the sole reason to be in business.
So, today we are going to speak to Gavin, one of the originators of the business, to find out why he decided to be a part of the venture and how tourism businesses such as his can make a buck.
Without further ado, let us listen to the interview here: