When is bus service expected to resume in Oaxaca? = ¿Cuando reanude el servicio de autobuses en Oaxaca? #OaxacaNow (July 2016)

oaxaca bus Social protests continue in Oaxaca, Mexico. July is normally a festive month in the southern Mexican state, but with blockades and marches occurring the past two months, visitor cancellations have been on the increase. More disturbing is the news that the ADO Bus Terminal has been blockaded the past two weeks (late night …

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 …

Red Mexicana de Ecotourismo/Mexico Ecotourism Network: Mexico City Internet Workshop: March 7, 2000

Poster From the archives Red Mexicana de Ecotourismo/Mexico Ecotourism Network: Mexico City Internet Workshop: March 7, 2000 Announcement/Anuncio: On Tuesday, March 7, 2000, Planeta.com hosted an internet workshop/round-table discussion for ecotourism professionals working in Mexico. The workshop was led by Planeta.com webhost Ron Mader and will be presented in Spanish. These meetings are open to …