Marcus Endicott 2007

Photo From the archives (2007): Conversation with Marcus Endicott Key Links Facebook Patreon @mendicot Marcus, what is your background in travel? I’ve traveled all my life. I was born in Australia of U.S. parents while my father was a Fulbright scholar. I spent all my teenage years living in Switzerland and traveling frequently. Then I …

Responsible Tourism in Cities 2011

Poster From the archives On May 5, 2011 the Responsible Tourism in Cities Conference took place in Durban, South Africa at the start of the Indaba tourism conference. The 2011 event was presented by The City of Cape Town in partnership with Cape Town Tourism and South African Tourism. Media partners included Planeta.com. Background About …

Media, Environment, and Tourism Conference Summary

Poster (Image from Mariano Mantel) Who took part? More than 160 people registered for the MET Conference which originally took place online in November 2001. Active participation was limited to media professionals (see the Directory of Participants) and we other stakeholders, including tourism leaders, environmentalists, and others, to listen as quiet observers. To gauge who …

Tourism Marketing Survey (2006)

Poster From the archives (2006): Planeta.com announces results from the 2006 Tourism Marketing Survey. Planeta.com invited tourism professionals to participate in a candid survey of tourism promotion around the world. Respondents have given government marketing campaigns around the world a low mark. Comments indicate that in country and outbound travel operators either do not know …

Conversation with Joe Cummings (2004)

Photo From the archives (2004) Born in New Orleans and raised in Texas, California, France, and Washington, DC, Joe Cummings – joecummings.com – has been writing about travel and culture for nearly two decades. Attracted to geographical extremes, his first in-depth journeys occurred in the river deltas and rainforests of Southeast Asia, where he worked …

Reimagining Mexico Ecotourism Conference (2000)

Poster From the archives (2000): In order to facilitate the networking of professionals working to improve ecotourism, Planeta.com hosted the Re-Imagining Ecotourism in the Americas Conference (2000-2001). The Reimagining Mexico Ecotourism Conference took place online the Internet from September 4-8, 2000. Con el fin de facilitar la creación de redes de profesionales que trabajan para …

We Suck at Collaboration

Verbs We Suck at Collaboration is an illustrated presentation – slideshare.net/planeta/wesuckatcollaboration – presented by Ron Mader at the Responsible Tourism Cities Conference in Durban, South Africa (May 2011). Videos Slideshare We Suck @ Collaboration from ron mader Planeta Responsible Travel in Cities #rtcities Ron Mader The Value of Collaboration Collaboration Links Engaging Events: Connecting the …

Participants of North American Ecotourism Conference (2000)

Poster From the archives In order to facilitate networking of professionals working to improve ecotourism in North America, Planeta.com hosted the Re-Imagining North America Ecotourism Conference which took place in May 2000. This was our first online event and brought together more than 130 participants, representing Canada, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico and …