August 19 is World Photography Day

Photo: NASA Goddard, Earth August 19 is World Photography Day, a day to pay homage to the history of photography, celebrate the present and leave a positive trail for the future. World Photography Day originates from the invention of the daguerreotype, a photographic processes developed by Louis Daguerre. On January 9, 1839 The French Academy of Sciences announced the …

2018 Recycling in Las Vegas

Poster February 3 8 News NOW Living Green Super Recycling Day, Thomas and Mack Center Parking Lot, 7:30am-230pm The seventh annual event is held at the Thomas and Mack Parking lot off Swenson and Tropicana Avenue. 8 News Now: “Don’t know what to do with your old electronics like TVs or computers? Do you have car or vehicle …

How to be a Responsible Traveler

Global tourism has matured and offers options for travelers wishing their journeys to be as eco-friendly, people-friendly and place-friendly as possible. While there is no standard definition that used by locals and visitors alike, most travelers simply want to have a good trip that causes no harm and most locals want to please visitors who are …

Americans at the National Museum of the American Indian #NDNsEverywhere

Poster Washington, DC – A new exhibit opens Thursday, January 18: Americans at the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution. Hashtag: #NDNsEverywhere The exhibit prompts a national and global conversation. What are the relationships with the Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities? How have they changed over time? How does the world see Native Americans? …

2018 #StateOfVegas

Hashtags Among the things that Las Vegas does right is the annual of State of the City presentation made by Mayor Carolyn Goodman. Tonight, thanks to livestreaming video, anyone around the world can access the mayorial assessment of the preceding year in one of the world’s most storied cities. Hashtag: #StateofVegas. This is Goodman’s seventh State of …

Evaluating the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development #iy2017

Poster The United Nations General Assembly approved the adoption of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The resolution recognizes “the importance of international tourism, and particularly of the designation of an international year of sustainable tourism for development, in fostering better understanding among peoples everywhere, in leading to a greater awareness …

Planeta.com’s Spotlight Award

2017 was the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development and the #YearOfOpen, celebrating open access and open education. Planeta.com opens a public solicitation for nominees showing good practice in tourism and open access. Our #IY2017 Spotlight Award will be awarded to public (government) agencies, institutions and others leading the way. We are seeking examples …