World Tourism Day

Poster The United Nations created World Tourism Day (September 27) in 1979 to increase awareness of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic values. World Tourism Day is hosted by the UNWTO. Planeta.com has celebrated World Tourism Day for more than 20 years! We applaud the work of friends in the …

How is your conference green?

Roofdog All events can be more eco, more effective, more inclusive, and more fun. The most compelling events offer engaged networking and opportunities to be inspired and to be inspiring to others. We advocate events that are more interactive and engaging than a series of monologues in which the audience is seated in rows. Evolving …

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 …

Greening Events, Trade Shows, Festivals, and Fairs

Photo: Henderson, Nevada As the garden grows so does the gardener. – Garden Notebook Events offer opportunities to make new friends and acquaintances, tackle serious topics and walk the talk. Here are our guidelines in creating effective, green events. The following recommendations have been collected from good practices around the globe: Community Relations How well locals …

Heritage Week in Ireland

Logo Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week the last week of August. Hashtag: #HeritageWeek 2019 We’re at @14HenriettaSt for the launch of #NationalHeritageWeek. Taking place from 17th to 25th of August, it will showcase the joy, diversity and accessibility that can be found within #Ireland’s rich #heritage, and this year’s theme is Pastimes | Past Times. …

Guelaguetza

Poster Guelaguetza is one of the world’s most important festivals and takes place every year in Oaxaca, Mexico. 2019 dates are July 22 and 29. Guelaguetza 2019 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 de Juárez …

Planet, People, Peace #P3CostaRica

The Planet, People, Peace (Planeta, Personas, Paz) tourism conference takes place in San José, Costa Rica. Planet, People, Peace or P3 (works in English and Spanish) is Costa Rica’s premiere event on ecotourism and sustainable tourism. Its name represents the focus of reconfirming our commitment to redirect the essence of its People back to the Planet, sharing Costa Rica’s experience as …

Responsible Travel Week 2019

Poster: #7MagicMountains Please speak with Planeta.com host Ron Mader if you would like to participate in this global conversation. Volunteers requested for testing our video chats, first privately and then publicly. Announcement 2019 was Planeta.com‘s 21st year of innovative, community-driven, online conferencing. We invited friends to join our free, week-long conversation, Responsible Travel Week, February …

World Environment Day

Poster June 5 is World Environment Day. June 5 is World Environment Day. Planeta.com celebrates by revisiting the winners of the Colibri Ecotourism Award and by hosting conversations on the social web that bring attention to environmental concerns. 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages so we would like assistance translating ‘World Environment Day’ …

May 22 is Biodiversity Day

Photo: Ron Mader, Oaxaca Tree Planting May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity (Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica) hosted by the Convention on Biological Diversity. Hashtags: #IDB2019, #BioDiversityDay Facebook: UNBiodiversity 2019 In 2019 Planeta.com celebrates Diversity Days and seeks to explore the connections between the social and natural worlds. We are adding …