Peace

Peace = freedom from disturbance; quiet and tranquility. Translating: Every moment of the day provides an opportunity to create the conditions for peace. Afrikaans: Elke oomblik van die dag bied ‘n geleentheid om die voorwaardes vir vrede te skep. German: Jeder Moment des Tages bietet die Möglichkeit, die Bedingungen für Frieden zu schaffen. Spanish: Cada …

Curation

Buzzwords Ron Mader: I honestly don’t think there are many thing nerdier than explaining ‘curation’ and why it might be useful. That said, your suggestions are welcome as we improve this presentation of content curation creation. Essay Curating has been around for a long time as people have crafted scrapbooks, mix tapes and playlists. Librarians curate …

Crowdsourcing

Buzzwords Crowdsourcing = Content developed by a group of people or community Also see: crowdfunding This page examines how crowdsourcing works (or fails to work) in travel and tourism with focal points on museums, markets, parks and protected areas. This is an early draft and suggestions are welcome. Essay Ron Mader: Tourism promotion already is …

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. For the purposes of this site, a wiki is a particularly useful platform for collaboration. Wikis allow multiple editors with each step being logged. That said, many of our closest …

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 …

Tequio

Buzzwords Tequio = Collective Work Photos Embedded Tweets Bajo la coordinación del Secretario de Turismo @JuanCRiveraC nos unimos al #TequioporOaxaca. Vivamos nuestras fiestas de #Guelaguetza en una ciudad limpia. pic.twitter.com/YYhkqQKatn — SECTUR Oaxaca (@SECTUR_GobOax) July 14, 2018 Wikipedia: La palabra proviene del náhuatl, en el vocabulario en lengua castellana y mexicana de fray Alonso de …

#UsaTuVoz

Hashtags 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 …

Microphilanthropy

Buzzwords Microphilanthropy = Grassroots effort to engage locals and visitors by assisting projects with small donations of time and money. Philanthropic donations of time, money, property and work have the power to create mutually beneficial experiences for visitors and locals. The difference between microphilanthropy and philanthropy is that the first has meaningful grassroots connections. Donations …