Mexico’s Invisible 2016 Tourism Trade Show

Tianguis Turístico is underway in Guadalajara, Mexico but the trade show’s online presence is sorely lacking. Recommendation: participants find a way of benevolently hacking the event. Live video is a must. Remote participants need access to presentations and press conferences. Any tourism event worth its salt this year haslivestreaming video starting with the exhibitors — …

Preview: 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity

The Conference of the Parties is the governing body of the Convention, and advances implementation of the Convention through the decisions it takes at its periodic meetings. To date the Conference of the Parties has held 12 ordinary meetings, and one extraordinary meeting (the latter, to adopt the Biosafety Protocol, was held in two parts). …

Escalera Nautica

From the archives ESCALERA NAUTICA With 210 million dollars in public funds and a projected 1.7 billion dollars in private investment, Fonatur launched a project called the Escalera Nautica which would include the construction of 10 new marinas, dozens of hotels and more than 30 golf courses along the coastlines of the four states bordering …

2007 Rural Tourism Fair

Photo: Rogelio Ballesteros Castro, Feria de Turismo Rural About 200 people attended the world’s largest small event, the 2007 Rural Tourism Fair which took place Saturday, January 27, 2007. About the fair A small festival among friends, the 2007 Rural Tourism Fair was the seventh annual tourism fair created by Planeta.com and friends in Oaxaca …

Hector Ceballos-Lascurain

Photo Hector Ceballos-Lascurain is a Mexican architect, environmentalist and international ecotourism consultant. Hector has performed research and provided consultations in more than 70 countries worldwide on all aspects of ecotourism planning and development, including the architectural design and construction of ecolodges and other environmentally friendly facilities. He has co-authored more than 130 books, reports and …

San Luis Potosí y el Ecoturismo: Estrategia de Desarrollo Sostenible (1999)

por Ricardo del Blanco Después de entender las fuerzas y el mercado del ecoturismo a nivel nacional como internacional quiero introducirme a un ejemplo regional. Analizaremos como el ecoturismo puede ayudar a al estado de San Luis Potosí a llegar a un desarrollo integral. Este desarrollo se dará en comunidades que tengan el potencial necesario …

Mexican Meanderings Newsletter

#50 November-December 1999 Hasta Luego, Amigos Favorite Places #49 September-October 1999 Sombrerete, a Hill and a Town Chalchihuites #48 July-August 1999 Copala, Butter, Banana Creme Pie A Bus Adventure #47 May-June 1999 Santo Domingo church (Oax) Security in Mexico #46 March-April 1999 Izamal (Yuc) By Train Merida (Yuc), 2nd Look #45 January-February 1999 Tepic & …