Oktoberfest in Las Vegas

The City of Las Vegas and the German-American Social Club of Nevada present their 9th Annual Oktoberfest at the Historic Fifth Street School Saturday, October 7, 3-9pm.The outdoor event on Centennial Plaza is free and open to the public. The all-ages celebration features authentic German food. Beer and wine for sale to those 21+ with …

US-Mexico Border Art

Photo @jrart creates massive portrait installation at US-Mexico border. More about the artist https://twitter.com/jrart http://www.jr-art.net Twitter Moment Artist creates massive portrait installation at US-Mexico border Google Maps Headlines https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/07/arts/design/jr-artist-mexico-border-wall.html Planeta.com Mexico-USA Borderlands Art México USA

Crawick Multiverse

Photo: Ronan Cantwell, Multiverse Scotland – Crawick Multiverse is a spectacular example of contemporary land art in Dumfries & Galloway. What used to be a former open cast coal mine has been transformed into an enjoyable outdoor space. Privately funded by the Duke of Buccleuch and designed by globally-renowned landscape artist Charles Jencks, Crawick Multiverse is a …

Indigenous Peoples Week 2017

Poster: #ipw7 Planeta.com’s seventh annual celebration of social web storytelling about Indigenous peoples and tourism around the world — Indigenous Peoples Week took place August 7-13. 2017, the seventh year for Indigenous Peoples Week and Planeta.com’s 17th year of innovative online conferencing. Hashtag: #ipw7 Participation is free. Donations are welcome. The week focuses attention on August …

Land Art

Land art = a genre of sculpture that involves moving earth to create a large-scale immersive experience for viewers. Embedded Tweets Reading the Sandia report on structures designed to make future humans avoid nuclear waste sites & realizing that every single example, if built, would be a place my friends and I would go out …

41st Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee #41whc

Photo: Bartłomiej Banaszak, Narodowy Instytut Dziedzictwa, State of Conservation July 2-12, 2017 Kraków, Poland hosted the 41st Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee. The event is notable for its adoption of new world heritage sites as well as the potential for delisting sites that are not fulfilling their commitments. Planeta.com curated the highlights, headlines and a …

2017 International Museum Day

Photo: Clark County Museum May 18 is International Museum Day, an annual celebration coordinated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM). Hashtags: #IMD2017 and #InternationalMuseumDay Please tag, tweet and follow your favorite museums to celebrate. Participation in International Museum Day is growing among museums all over the world. In 2016, more than 35,000 museums participated in the event in some …

Government

Photo: Kent Kanouse Planeta.com is developing recommendations for local, regional and national government websites to showcase travel and tourism. Inspire us! Questions How well do governments encourage story sharing among locals and visitors? By any name, how well do government websites talk up conscious travel? ecotourism Indigenous tourism? responsible travel? How well do government websites …