Collaboration in New Zealand Travel and Tourism

New Zealand has some of the best livestreaming video in the world, including NetHui and RoyalCam. We are updating our NZ-focused resources and suggestions are welcome. One of collaborative editing available is a Google Doc: Collaboration in New Zealand Travel and Tourism — https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YiYNLbBqoMksx3aftECKi4rMdupAmMFe8QL3TaS9lNA/edit — that anyone can edit. Focus on this for a moment — how …

What’s a wiki?

Poster The term ‘wiki‘ is derived from a Polynesian word meaning ‘quick.’ This is an apt descriptor since changes can be made immediately by editors. These examples lead to our very own wiki, which will come to an end on Wikispaces in July 2018. For the purposes of this site, a wiki is a particularly …

#UsaTuVoz

Oaxaca, Mexico – Here is a must-follow, must-amplify, feel-good hashtag for anyone keen on Indigenous culture, language and multigenerational knowledge sharing. Presenting #UsaTuVoz (Use Your Voice) promoted by Voces del Valle (@VocesValle) which encourages Indigenous language use on social networks. The hashtag was launched to curate the tweets of Oaxacan high school students who committed …

Attention

Poster: What is the value of attention? Attention = Focusing consciousness and taking notice Anyone can pay attention for an instant. But what does it take to pay attention over time? When institutional memory is lacking or we find ourselves fidgeting, it’s hard to practice anything resembling conscious living, let alone travel. Conscious travel requires …

Markets

Photo: Channon Market Markets are as old as the crossroads. They are a mashup of conversations and commerce embedded in the 360 degree, face-to-face exchange. The best markets are a combination of tasting rooms and empathy museums. The best markets are the epitome of responsible travel — good places to live and good places to …

New Games

Board Games Pandemic YouTube Video description of how to play Pandemic. 0:00 Intro 0:22 Overview 0:53 Setup 3:16 Actions 5:57 After you have completed your actions. 7:00 Epidemic cards 8:00 Outbreaks 8:28 How to win 8:35 Ways you can lose 8:55 Cards that can help you win 9:16 Conclusion

UNESCO

Photo: Ron Mader, Oaxaca Unesco The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. The purpose of UNESCO is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through education, science, and culture in order to further universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and …

Engagement

Graphic: Ron Mader, Levels of Engagement Engagement = Meaningful interaction One of the greatest challenges for those working in conservation and tourism, economic development and job creation is that of engagement – how to communicate, interact and listen to locals and how to avoid fatigue over the rough patches. Avoiding engagement fatigue is critical if …