Conference on Sustainable Tourism in Small Island Developing States

Poster: Conference In the framework of the 2017 UN International Year for Sustainable Tourism for Development the Conference on Sustainable Tourism in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) wishes to provide a platform for tourism professionals, academics and practitioners from other SIDS and the region to discuss an integrated practical approach to sustainable tourism. For this event, the …

Las Vegas’ Pinball Museum

Talk a stroll along the nostalgia curve. Among our favorite places to visit in Las Vegas is the Pinball Museum, 1610 East Tropicana, a 10,000-square warehouse with rows and rows of playable pinball machines. It’s an amazing hands-on museum and one more reason to visit Trop. Just put your quarters into the machines you want …

Museums

Photo: Ron Mader, Wetlands If you want to understand what makes a place tick, visit a museum. We would like to take a deep dive into museum attractions and activities that orient visitors and engage locals. Comments and suggestions are welcome. Ready for a party? International Museum Day is celebrated around the world on May 18 …

Pahrump Social Powwow 2017

Pahrump, Nevada – The Pahrump Social Powwow is an opportunity for Native Americans and non-natives alike to celebrate Indigenous culture. Pahrump is home to the Western Shoshone and Paiute tribes and the Powwow is held each year the weekend before Thanksgiving. The powwow starts Friday, November 17 at noon and runs through Sunday, November 19, 6pm. The event is …

Preview: Responsible Travel Week #rtweek18

Join us for Responsible Travel Week, February 12-18 and fall in love with responsible travel. 2018 is the tenth year for Responsible Travel Week and Planeta.com‘s 19th year of innovative conferencing. Since 2000 we have hosted dialogues about ecotourism, sustainable tourism, conscious travel. One of Planeta.com’s tentpole events, Responsible Travel Week manifests our commitment toward effective communication and collaboration. Participation is …

La Lengua Sin Frontera (Language Without Borders): Three Indigenous Poets

Recommended Listening La Lengua Sin Frontera (Language Without Borders): Three Indigenous Poets recorded November 9 in Los Angeles. Join us for an evening celebrating Indigenous poetry from the United States and Mexico with three major poets—Natalie Diaz (member of the Mojave and Pima Indian tribes, winner of the Nimrod/Hardman Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry, language …

Ghost Bike

Ghost Bike = Bicycle roadside memorial, placed where a cyclist has been killed or severely injured, usually by a motor vehicle. Las Vegas https://www.ghostbikeslasvegas.com https://www.facebook.com/ghostbikeslv https://twitter.com/ghostbikeslv Henderson ‘ghost bike’ ride, ceremony honor fallen bicyclist ‘Ghost bike’ placed in Summerlin to memorialize fallen cyclist Elsewhere on the Web http://ghostbikes.org Planeta.com Death and Dying Bikes

NAIDOC Week 2018

  The NAIDOC Committee have announced the theme for #NAIDOC2018: ‘Because of her, we can!’ NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 2018 dates: July 8-15. Hashtag: #NAIDOC2018 Details: http://www.indigenous.gov.au/news-and-media/announcements/naidoc-2018-because-her-we-can http://www.naidoc.org.au Facebook   Statement by National NAIDOC Co-Chairs Dr Anne Martin & Mr Ben Mitchell …

Seychelles

Photo: UNEP Seychelles is an archipelago and country in the Indian Ocean. The 115-island country, whose capital is Victoria, lies 1,500 km (932 miles) east of mainland East Africa. With a population of roughly 92,000, it has the smallest population of any sovereign African country. Wiki Seychelles Planeta.com Conference on Sustainable Tourism in Small Island Developing States