Responsible Travel Week 2012

Poster From the archives Responsible Travel Week 2012 Surprises and Highlights in 2012 Photo safaris in South Africa and Mexico Live meet-up and livestreaming video from London, England Coverage from This Tourism Week Focus on slow travel from WHL Translation of text into Indonesian, Spanish, Swedish, German, and Estonian Posters were made by participants!! Photo …

Responsible Travel Week 2016

Poster From the archives 2016 Responsible Travel Week took place Feb 8-14, 2016. We suggested that participants budget at least one hour/day for participation. Responsible Travel Week is a live demonstration of social web as an easy and inexpensive means of documenting the challenges and successes of developing responsible tourism. Consider this an unconference. There …

Responsible Travel Week 2009

Photo We don’t have anything planned, so nothing can go wrong. – Spike Milligan Planeta.com thanks participants for joining the May 18-22, 2009 online conference focusing on responsible tourism around the world. “Since the Responsible Tourism Conference in Belize has been postponed until later this year, we are choosing to conduct some discussion online across …

Responsible Travel Week 2010

Poster From the archives Planeta.com hosted an online discussion the week of May 17-21 focusing on responsible tourism around the world. “We continued a conversation started last year across the social web, including Facebook, Flickr, Slideshare, Twitter and YouTube,” said Ron Mader, founder of Planeta.com and creative catalyst for Responsible Tourism Week. Mader said that …

Ashcloud

Volcanic Ash Advisory from London From the archives, the 2010 eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano. Signage We’re sorry. Due to volcanic ash, all flights cancelled. Recommended Listening Under the Volcano – As Europe copes with the plumes of ash and smoke emanating from Iceland, the focus has been on stranded air travellers and the difficulties …

Stones in the Road

Good news! Today’s travelers are increasingly seeking ways of visiting places and people in a manner that supports choosing responsible travel and ecotourism. That said, visitors rarely self-define themselves as ‘I am an ecotourist. Where should I go?’ Neither do they proclaim ‘I want to support sustainable tourism. What are my options?’ or ‘Where I …

Reisepavillon

Logo From the 2010 archives Reisepavillon created a face to face platform (1991-2010) that brought together tourism businesses and nature conservationists, the interests of holiday regions and the wishes of their guests. And thus sets the standard for the business sector. When applied to tourism, sustainable practices take account of the ecological and the economic …

Morph 2008

Poster In 2008 Blackbox  rewrote its manifesto via the Morph exhibt — http://morph1.blogspot.com. The idea came about as a way to expand the collaborative creation of objects with Oaxaca City’s creative community. The focal point of the exhibit is Oaxaca City’s famous Central de Abastos. Blackbox founder Gustavo Fricke says that the Central is a microcosm …

Communication Notebook

Photo If you want to change the way people think, you can educate them, brainwash them, bribe them, drug them. Or you can teach them a few carefully chosen new words with the power to change the way you see the world (or as the Germans would say, these words might warp your Weltanschauung). – …