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 …

Responsible Travel Week 2017 #rtweek17

Join us for Responsible Travel Week, February 13-19 and fall in love with responsible travel. 2017 is the ninth year for Responsible Travel Week and Planeta.com’s 18th year of innovative online conferencing. One of Planeta.com’s tentpole events, Responsible Travel Week manifests our commitment toward effective communication and collaboration. Registration is open. Participation is free and Pay …

What is responsible travel?

Registration is open for Responsible Travel Week! 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 …

A Short History of Responsible Travel Week

Responsible Travel Week is our annual online unconference focusing on responsible travel. We launched RT Week in 2009 when the Responsible Tourism Conference in Belize was postponed due to the outbreak of H1N1. Since then we’ve moved the dates of RT Week to coincide with Valentine’s Day, prompting the tagline ‘Fall in love with responsible travel.’ …

India Hosts Responsible Tourism Awards

Presentations of the inaugural India Responsible Tourism Awards (IRTA) were made at the India Responsible Tourism Summit in Delhi on January 19th. The Awards champion ethical travel across the country. The idea is to inspire and motivate the local fraternity and spread the good word. IRTA is a regional partner of the World Responsible Tourism Awards (WRTA) held at …

UNWTO Awards 2017

Photo: UNWTO Gala Annotated Press Release from UNWTO with questions  UNWTO Awards recognize the commitment of the tourism sector to sustainable approaches Guanajuato’s State Ministry of Tourism (Mexico), Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group (Belgium), Govardhan Ecovillage (India) and Dutch Travel Trade Association (Netherlands) were the winners of 13th Edition of the UNWTO Awards for Excellence and …

How to be a Responsible Traveler

Global tourism has matured and offers options for travelers wishing their journeys to be as eco-friendly, people-friendly and place-friendly as possible. While there is no standard definition that used by locals and visitors alike, most travelers simply want to have a good trip that causes no harm and most locals want to please visitors who are …