February 21 is International Mother Language Day

Poster: Ron Mader, International Mother Language Day = Dia Internacional de la Lengua Materna February 21 is International Mother Language Day declared by UNESCO in 1999 to celebrated linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. Events, workshops and even tweets on this date promote awareness. Hashtags: #imld17, #dilm17, #LenguaMaterna UNESCO: “Languages are the most powerful instruments …

What happened in Sweden last night?

Photo: Saamiblog, Sørsame med reinsdyr og slede. Southern Sami with reindeer and sledge Translating: What happened in Sweden last night? Afrikaans: Wat gebeur in Swede gisteraand? Chinese: 昨晚在瑞典发生了什么? Estonian: Mis juhtus Rootsis eile õhtul? French: Que s’est-il passé en Suède hier soir? German: Was geschah in der letzten Nacht in Schweden? Hawaiian: Ka mea hiki …

#TurismoPropone

Sunday, February 19 Ecuador holds its general election. In advance of the public vote, Ecuadoran tourism pros held their own twitterchat (tuitazzo) with proposals for advancing tourism. Hashtag: #turismopropone Highlights: Medición del turismo en tiempo real con herramientas tecnológicas y no después de 3 años (measurement of tourism in real time with technological tools and not …

Share the love during responsible travel week

#please #share #love A few dozen participants from around the world are sharing their love of responsible travel in an ongoing online conversation this week (February 13-19). 2017 is the ninth year for Responsible Travel Week and Planeta.com‘s 18th year of innovative conferencing. Participation is free and Pay What You Want (PWYW). Registration for Responsible Travel …

Mexico City Hosts World Bike Forum

Mexico City hosts the sixth World Bike Forum, April 19-23. Hashtag: #fmb6; Twitter: @WorldBikeForum; Website: fmb6.net The World Bike Forum is designed, organized and produced – unique and collectively – by allied citizens involved in sustainable mobility in each host city. The WBF gathers the work made by individuals, collectives, NGOs, academia, media, enterprises and governmental entities …

Te Matatini 2017

Photo: Te Matatini Society Incorporated, Poster Held every two years Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival celebrates the cultural dance of the Māori people of New Zealand. Over four days audiences experience the best kapa haka in the world, taste Māori food (kai) and local delicacies and shop for Māori arts and crafts. More than 40 teams are …

Responsible Travel Week Begins #rtweek17

Photo: Neerav Bhatt, Surry hills sydney streetart by mulgatheartist Responsible Travel Week begins. Welcome back for our annual rolling conversation. Registration is open throughout the conference – http://rtweek17.eventbrite.com. Hashtag: #rtweek17 Why have a Responsible Travel Week? Because most people who crave responsible travel, practice responsible travel, benefit from responsible travel — never use the words ‘responsible …

Travel

Travel is more than getting from Point A to B. The act of moving connects us to places and people in ways unimagined by those standing still. Moving beyond the horizon, we need to be open to new experiences and language. Travel Buzzword Bingo is a collection of colorful slang and new words chosen to …

Las Vegas Hosts #RoutesAmericas

Twitter Moment⚡️ “#Routesamericas” #Routesamericas   Key Links Hashtag: #RoutesAmericas http://www.routesonline.com/events/183/routes-americas-2017 http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/271395/live-blog-routes-americas-2017 https://www.youtube.com/user/routesonline1 https://www.facebook.com/RoutesonlineUBM https://twitter.com/routesonline Live blog – Routes Americas 2017 Viva Las Vegas – Routes Americas lands in Las Vegas Vantage’s Jeremy Pennington outlines trends, growth and regulation for Americas PRESS RELEASE: Las Vegas seeks new flights with Routes Americas   Routes Americas 2017 – the …