2019 Responsible Travel Week #rtweek19

Poster: #7MagicMountains 23 days until we begin! Please speak with Planeta.com host Ron Mader if you would like to partner, co-host and participate in this global conversation. Suggestions and sharing are most welcome as we co-create a celebration of responsible, conscious, eco, Indigenous, local, natural, urban, rural, culinary … travel. Volunteers requested for testing our …

Schedule: Responsible Travel Week #rtweek19

Schedule Welcome to Responsible Travel Week 2019, February 11-17. The schedule will be updated before and during the week. We encourage participants to create your own events, meetups,  and workshops locally. Announce these online and we will update this page. Background Planeta.com invites readers and friends to our annual Responsible Travel Week, February 11-17. 2019 …

Living Green Super Recycling Day

Photo Saturday, January 26 join us as we support 8 News NOW‘s Living Green Super Recycling Day 8am-2pm. Think of this as an annual pop-up, an amazing, environment-friendly, drive-through, community meetup. Accepted for free recycling is anything that takes batteries or that can be plugged in.  Kudos to the organizers for making happen year after …

Wild USA 2019 Shutdown

Buzzwords Curating the stories documenting the impact on US national parks during the 2019 Trump Shutdown. Headlines National parks cautiously brace for long weekend amid shutdown Joshua Tree National Park’s Signature Trees Are Among Shutdown Victims – NYT https://www.politico.com/states/florida/story/2019/01/14/shutdown-chokes-nonprofit-support-for-parks-and-wildlife-refuges-790067 https://www.denverpost.com/2019/01/14/rocky-mountain-national-park-shutdown-services https://www.texasmonthly.com/travel/texas-parks-historic-sites-government-shutdown/amp/ https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2019/1/14/18182650/government-shutdown-columbia-sportswear-rei-patagonia-north-face https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/nation/2019/01/11/travesty-this-nation-people-are-destroying-joshua-trees-joshua-tree-national-park https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/424070-national-parks-taking-unprecedented-move-to-support-park-operations National parks are getting trashed amid the government shutdown – Vox …

2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages

Photo: Tienda Ayuuk, Clay Rabbits Mark your calendar. 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages (Año Internacional de las Lenguas Indígenas). Hashtags: #iyil2019, #2019iyil Planeta.com will be updating relevant features that showcase successful language conservation campaigns including Dizhsa Nabani,  #UsaTuVoz , Kumoontun, and Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori. Suggestions are welcome …

State of the State: Nevada 2019

Hashtags Tonight Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak gives his inaugural State of the State of Nevada address in Carson City from the Assembly Chambers of the Nevada Legislature. The speech lays out priorities for the upcoming year and Sisolak’s four-year term. Hashtag: #StateofNevada Key Links gov.nv.gov Governor Sisolak Inaugural Address (as prepared for delivery) Livestreaming The …

Topics: Responsible Travel Week #rtweek19

Topics Welcome to Responsible Travel Week 2019, February 11-17. This page will be updated before and during the week. Background Planeta.com invites readers and friends to our annual Responsible Travel Week, February 11-17. 2019 is the 11th year for Responsible Travel Week (RTWeek) and Planeta.com‘s 20th year of innovative, community-driven, online conferencing. Participation is free …

1519 – 2019

Poster In 2019 Planeta.com spotlights the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. We will follow the timeline of the expedition led by Hernán Cortés. Updates to include links to headlines and features, videos and presentations and virtual tours of the places visited during 1519. A special shoutout to Colibri winner Marlene …

Tourism Portals

Poster In 2019 we are relaunching our global guide to tourism portals around the world. We ask how well institutions respond/interact/engage with locals and visitors on social web channels, including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. We would love to see more current information on government portals about local culture – including food, sport and markets, as …