What are your plans for Earth Day?

Poster: Roofdog Earth Day (April 22) has proved extremely popular in the United States and around the world. And in 2018? Let us know your plans. Hashtag: #EarthDay Some history: Back in the early 1960s Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson introduced the idea of ‘Earth Day’ to then President John F Kennedy and has officially celebrated since 1972. Earth Day …

New Zealand’s National Digital Forum #NDFNZ 2018

Poster Wellington, New Zealand – The National Digital Forum – http://www.ndf.org.nz – hosts its annual conference November 19-21, 2018. The forum is a network working together to enhance digital interaction with culture and heritage. In addition to the conference, arranges local events, and supports professional development opportunities. To get a sense of the event, please …

European Ecotourism

European ecotourism – we have a lot of questions. During the 2002 Ecotourism Summit several European leaders were hopeful that ecotourism could be protective of rural wilderness and respect urban nature. This Planeta.com guide is a work-in-progress, particularly as we prepare for the next European Ecotourism Summit. Key Links: Facebook: European Ecotourism Conference Workshops Planeta.com host …

Responsible Travel Week #rtweek18

Photo: #7MagicMountains All travel and tourism can be more beneficial to locals and visitors. Let’s figure out what to do. Planeta.com invites readers and friends to our annual Responsible Travel Week, February 12-18. We hope you can fall in love (again!) with responsible travel. 2018 is the tenth year for Responsible Travel Week and Planeta.com‘s 19th year …

Remote Participant

Buzzwords Remote participants are people interested in an event but who cannot participate face-to-face. Remote participation can take the form of viewing or interacting with livestreaming video or audio. There can be questions solicited with a particular hashtag that conference attendees pay attention. It’s easier than ever to invite those not in the room in …

Making the most of an unconference

Photo: Open Space Technology in Estonia Unconference = A facilitated, participant-driven event centered on a specific topic. This can be conducted face-to-face, online or better yet, both! An unconference engages participants without a formal agenda. Instead an unconference encourages attendees to organize their own agenda and action plans. We use the unconference approach for Planeta.com’s …

Guelaguetza

Poster: Guelaguetza 2018 Guelaguetza is one of the world’s most important festivals and takes place every year in Oaxaca, Mexico. The 2018 likely dates are July 23 and 30. Introducing the Guelaguetza Some of the most colorful celebrations in the Americas take place in the southeastern corner of Mexico. Since 1932 the city of Oaxaca …

Responsible Travel Week

RTWeek = Responsible Travel Week Responsible Travel Week is happening now! Responsible Travel Week #rtweek18 History Planeta.com’s first Responsible Travel Week took place in 2009. One of Planeta.com’s tentpole events, the annual Responsible Travel Week manifests our commitment toward effective communication and collaboration. We welcome financial donors, including individuals and institutions willing to invest in …

Vegas Events

Las Vegas is one of the world’s leading hosts of meetings, trade shows, conferences and other events. Conventions The city is the number one convention destination in the USA. Key Links Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Conventions Convention and Visitors Authority T-Mobile Arena http://www.t-mobilearena.com/events Embedded Tweets #IMEX17 #VegasStrong – thank you for attending our show …