Preview: Responsible Travel Week #rtweek18

Poster 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 …

Bikes

Photo: Ron Mader, DTLV Bikes In the big picture, biking and cycling are the unsung twin powerhouses of responsible, sustainable, eco and fair and conscious travel. In 2017 we celebrate the Sustainable Tourism for Development universe by asking readers, what are the good cycling experiences? How are locals benefiting from bike tours? What events are …

Responsible Tourism Day

World Responsible Tourism Day is November 8, 2017. We are recapping examples from responsible travel week held earlier this year and previewing Responsible Travel Week 2018 and hanging out with friends in London and across the globe via twitter and video conversations. Questions to kick off discussion What are the best hashtags for this year’s Responsible Tourism Day? – #ResponsibleTourismDay What …

Responsible Tourism Day 2017

Photo This week our attention turns to London, host city of World Responsible Tourism Day which takes place Wednesday, November 8. What’s new? November 7 – Responsible Tourism Fringe Networking https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/responsible-tourism-fringe-networking-tickets-39052985531 We are delighted to be hosting this year’s Responsible Tourism Networking Fringe event at the Good Hotel. First, because the hotel is an inspiring …

#rtcities

#rtcities = Responsible Travel in Cities Embedded Tweets Next Monday and Tuesday: Nevada Bicycle and Pedestrian Summit https://t.co/9ispa4IV4Z #nvbikeped #rtcities#simasbicicletas @nevadadot pic.twitter.com/kG4X4gPar0 — planetanews (@planetanews) November 7, 2017 For friends in #MexicoCity – April 29 is the National Day of Botanical Gardens https://t.co/10iaCLCstc #rtcities #wildmexico #iy2017 @JBUNAM pic.twitter.com/Ow74O2GFO1 — Ron Mader (@ronmader) April 28, 2017 …

What is responsible travel?

While marketing campaigns have long touted ‘destinations’ — travelers are simply entering a place that is someone else’s home. If those working in the tourist trade embrace the values we wish developed, then we can make a huge leap forward. The trick lies in listening to locals and visitors to create the opportunites that connect …

#BikeMonth

Poster: #BikeMonth May is National Bike Month in the USA, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated in communities from coast to coast. Established in 1956, National Bike Month is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling — and encourage more folks to giving biking a try. Hashtag: #BikeMonth Translating: Yes …

Celebrating World Heritage Day

April 18 is World Heritage Day, aka International Monuments and Sites Day, celebrating the work of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) —http://www.icomos.org. There are events around the world and we are paying special attention to this week’s conference in Mexico City. Hashtag: #IDMS History On April 18, 1982 on the occasion of a symposium …

Choose to #ExploreResponsibly

Hashtag watch:#ExploreResponsibly! Kudos to Joshua Tree National Park (@JoshuaTreeNPS) for its campaign to #ExploreResponsibly –  the perfect hashtag for Earth Day month and to connect with responsible travel and the International Year of Sustainable Tourism. More info from Joshua Tree  online the National Park Service website. Embedded Tweets Join us in making the choice to #ExploreResponsibly!https://t.co/tVjOBSMlSe pic.twitter.com/X4xwPvNnNf — …