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 2020 is Planeta.com‘s 21st year of innovative, community-driven, online conferencing. We invite friends to join our free, week-long conversation, Responsible Travel Week, February …

Colibri Ecotourism Award

Poster As part of the global celebration of World Environment Day, Planeta.com presented the Colibri Ecotourism Award from 2000-2010. ‘Colibri’ means ‘hummingbird’ in Spanish. Winners include Steve Bridger, Gerhard Buttner, Hector Ceballos-Lascurain,Jorge Chàvez de la Peña, Fernando Garcia Aguinaco, Verena Gerber, Marlene Ehrenberg, Juan Carlos Ibarra, Pedro Martinez, Jennifer Morfín, Allan Rhodes, Antonio Suárez and Francisco …

Source: Planeta.com

Screenshot Friends and fans, a special request. Please check to see if Google News picks up Planeta.com features. Following are today’s results including the latest nerdy news from Flickr, this week’s World Travel Market, Responsible Tourism Day, Vegas Monorail, the Living Planet Report, and Monday’s Live Living Language Hangout, but first, a couple of questions: …

Media Partner

Buzzwords For those who would like to work with Planeta.com as a formal media partner … Thanks to your campaign, event or other project, we expect to improve our own understanding and coverage of both topics and regional guides. We are able to help promote the event directly and with suggestions and feedback that encourage …

Open Journalism

Buzzwords Open journalism is a reworking of ‘citizen journalism‘ and we are taking this notion as a cornerstone idea for how to engage with Planeta readers. Planta.com seeks reader (aka the audience) feedback and our best features are invariably the result of collaboration. Are there ways to step up these efforts? If open journalism is to …

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 …

Tips for Authors and Publishers

Planeta.com strives to be friendly to readers, authors and publishers. The following tips will help creators and purveyors of dead tree heritage media. SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES Please note that we are putting into practice a number of sustainable practices and this includes not receiving any unsolicited materials in print or online. Requests Print Materials – please …

Responsible Travel Week 2017

2017’s Responsible Travel Week was the ninth year celebrating responsible travel and Planeta.com’s 18th year of innovative online conferencing. One of Planeta.com’s tentpole events, the week manifests our commitment toward effective communication and collaboration. Participation is free and Pay What You Want (PWYW). Responsible travel is not an ethical dilemma of whether to have fun or …

Praise

Planeta has received numerous kudos and awards. WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ECOCLUB – Significantly advanced the cause of ecotourism Outside – Virtual vanguard GORP – Ron Mader has a vision of smaller, environmentally friendly, genuinely engaging programs that directly benefit local communities. Call it ecotourism. GORP calls it a lot more fun and interesting. TOTEM …

Re-build, Re-design, Re-imagine

Poster Our apologies.  Our site crashed on September 20, 2016, and we are working on the fix right now! That said, it’s not such a bad thing to have to re-design the home page and some of the features. Suggestions are most welcome. What would be most useful to you? Help us re-build Planeta.com by re-imagining …