Wildlife Tourism Australia 2018

Photo: Tasmanian Devil This week, October 28-31, Wildlife Tourism Australia holds its conference and Planeta.com will be up transforming this preview page into an exciting recap. We are also curating this Twitter moment. The conference – Wildlife tourism values and challenges: balancing the needs of wildlife, tourists, operators and residents – takes place in Tasmania. …

2018 Private Land Conservation Conference

Photo: Tatters, Mount Mee Australia’s 2018 Private Land Conservation Conference took place in Brisbane October 24-26. This year’s theme: Accelerating Connection. Hashtag: #PLC18 Taking place at QUT Gardens Point Campus, the event brings together participants from all corners of Australia to celebrate the importance of private land conservation. PLC18 comes alive with stories of landholders, …

Ecotourism NZ 2007

Conference Program Reflections on the the Ecotourism NZ 2007 Conference held in Greymouth, New Zealand August 1-3, 2007. The event was hosted by the Tai Poutini Polytechnic. Planeta.com’s Ron Mader was a keynote speaker. Ron: I would love to hear from people I met at the conference and from fans of tourism and ecotourism in New Zealand. …

Responsible Travel Week

RTWeek = Responsible Travel Week Join us! Responsible Travel Week #rtweek19 Responsible Travel Week #rtweek18 Responsible Travel Week #rtweek17 https://planeta.com/rtweek16 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 …

Tbilisi, Georgia Hosts European Ecotourism Conference #EuroEco18

Photo: Beniamin Netan The 5th European Ecotourism Conference wraps up in Tbilisi, Georgia. The event took place September 10-14, 2018 and we are adding links/recapping the event on this page.  Hashtag: #EuroEco18 The main objective of this conference is to provide a venue and meeting place for stakeholders – researchers, academicians, practitioners – to present their …

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 …

Photo Safari

Buzzwords Responsible Tourism Photography You don’t have responsible travel without responsible travel photography. Respect the privacy of others. If they don’t want their photo taken, respect their wishes. You might lose the candid shot, but if you ask beforehand, you will earn respect and might have a wonderful conversation. Photo safaris are fun, free, inclusive …

European Ecotourism

Poster: 2018 Conference 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 …

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 …