Sustainable Tourism: Global Challenges and Discovering Russia

Poster The 2nd International Conference “Sustainable Tourism: Global Challenges and Discovering Russia” will take place at the Rosa Khutor mountain resort on October 16-19, 2019. The first conference, held in the fall of 2018, sparked a great deal of interest and drew the attention of the professional community worldwide, including managers of special protected natural …

Rugby World Cup 2019

Japan hosts the 2019 Rugby World Cup September 20 – November 2. The final will take place in Yokohama. Hashtag: #RWC2019 Key Links rugbyworldcup.com qualifying news news Headlines Stadium Guide – Guardian Rugby World Cup: Streaming ‘lag’ means action will appear first on conventional channels – Stuff (New Zealand) Greens labelled ‘wowsers’ after opposing venues …

Japan Links

Japan flag Links related to Japan presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20191006-what-japan-can-teach-us-about-cleanliness Tourists In Kyoto Are Making Geisha’s Lives Difficult Carefully, Japan Reconsiders the Trash Can Tourists Are Causing Headaches In Japan Japan is struggling to deal with the foreign tourism boom Overseas Visitors to Japan in 2018 Top 31 Million https://www.cbsnews.com/live/video/20181115032536-bilingual-10-year-old-takuto-kawakani-is-now-a-tour-guide-at-korakuen-garden-in-japan http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-42191096 http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/latenightlive/japanese-election/9062630 …

Nepal Links

Nepal Flag Links related to Nepal presented in somewhat random fashion: News kathmandupost.com next-chapter @kathmandupost Elsewhere on the Web Current time in Kathmandu Twitter @KingGyawali @socialtours Embedded Tweets Vehicle-free Thamel gives much-needed respite to tourists & locals–businessmen & residents-alike#KathmanduPosthttps://t.co/r9fQm9Gaka — The Kathmandu Post (@kathmandupost) October 26, 2017 Cattle There are thousands of stray cows in …

Azerbaijan Links

Azerbaijan flag Links related to Azerbaijan presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @Anar_Karim Headlines Azerbaijan to develop ecotourism in national parks – azernews.az Ministry of Ecology: Azerbaijan’s ecotourism concept to be ready in 2 months Khinalug (Xınalıq) Khinalug Elsewhere on the Web https://www.azernews.az BBC Country Profile Photos Wikipedia Azerbaijan Planeta.com Azerbaijan Baku, Azerbaijan Asia Recapping …

Japan

Photo: Matthias Ripp, Kyoto Japan consists of four major islands, surrounded by more than 4,000 smaller islands. The country is located in the Pacific Ocean and nearby neighbors include China, North Korea, South Korea, Russia, and Taiwan. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Japan? = 地元の人々は日本を知るために何を訪問者のようになるだろうか?(Jimoto no hitobito wa Nihon o shiru …

Sapporo, Japan

Photo: Luca Sartoni Sapporo, capital of Japan’s mountainous island of Hokkaido, is famous for its beer, skiing, and annual Sapporo Snow Festival featuring enormous ice sculptures. The 2020 Sapporo Snow Festival begins January 30 and ends on February 11. Elsewhere on the Web city.sapporo.jp sapporo.travel Unesco Creative City Photos Google Maps Wikipedia Sapporo Sapporo Dome …

New Dehli

Photo: Daniel Mennerich, India Gate New Delhi is an urban district of Delhi which serves as the capital of India and seat of all three branches of the Government of India. UNWTO: Delhi, the capital of India and one of the oldest cities of the world, is unlike any other city on the planet. It’s …

Northern Sustainable Development Forum 2019

Poster Yakutsk, Russia – The Northern Sustainable Development Forum takes place September 24-28, 2019. Hashtag: (?). Key Links https://www.facebook.com/nsdf.ru https://www.northernforum.org/en/news/533-northern-sustainable-development-forum https://www.ltandc.org/event/northern-sustainable-development-forum-ecotourism-and-protected-area-roundtable-yakutsk-siberia/ https://www.ltandc.org/event/northern-forum-conference-in-yakutzk/?instance_id=199 Questions What hashtags are relevant to the event? Will the forum have live and recorded video? Are any presentations or referenced publications / resources online? How can remote participants pay attention to the …

Kathmandu

Photo: Scilla Kim, Boudhanath Kathmandu (1,300 meters or 4,265 feet) is the capital and the largest city of Nepal. The city is located in Kathmandu Valley. The original inhabitants of Kathmandu are called Newars, who speak a language called Nepal Bhasa. Nepali is the most widely spoken language. News https://kathmandupost.com https://kathmandupost.com/editorial/2019/07/17/the-kathmandu-post-s-next-chapter @kathmandupost Elsewhere on the …