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 …

May is Bike Month

Poster: #BikeMonth May is National Bike Month – bikeleague.org/bikemonth – in the USA, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated across the nation. Hashtag: #BikeMonth History Established in 1956, National Bike Month is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling — and encourage more folks to giving biking a try. Translating: Yes …

World Heritage Day

Poster: Monte Albán, Oaxaca, México April 18 is World Heritage Day, aka International Monuments and Sites Day, celebrating the work of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) — icomos.org. There are events around the world. Hashtags: #worldheritageday, #IDMS 2019 World Heritage Day 2019 History On April 18, 1982 on the occasion of a …

Responsible Travel Week

Poster Planeta.com’s annual event, Responsible Travel Week manifests our commitment toward effective communication and collaboration. Join us! 2020 dates: February 10-16. Responsible Travel Week 2019 Responsible Travel Week 2018 Responsible Travel Week #rtweek17 Responsible Travel Week 2016 Responsible Travel Week 2012 Responsible Travel Week 2010 Responsible Travel Week 2009 History Planeta.com’s first Responsible Travel Week …

What is responsible travel?

Buzzwords While marketing campaigns have long touted ‘destinations’ — travelers are simply entering a place that is someone else’s home. If those working in the tourist trade embrace the values we wish developed, then we can make a huge leap forward. The trick lies in listening to locals and visitors to create the opportunities that …

Responsible Travel Week 2010

Poster From the archives Planeta.com hosted an online discussion the week of May 17-21 focusing on responsible tourism around the world. “We continued a conversation started last year across the social web, including Facebook, Flickr, Slideshare, Twitter and YouTube,” said Ron Mader, founder of Planeta.com and creative catalyst for Responsible Tourism Week. Mader said that …

Drawing a new map of the world

Poster During Responsible Travel Week (February 11-17) Join us as we draw a new map of the world, highlighting examples of responsible travel, ecotourism and the local travel movement in action! We are seeking specific examples: Biodiversity Indigenous Tourism Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities Mountains Markets Parks Water Planeta.com Geography Planeta.com Site Map Responsible Travel …

Platinum Rule

Buzzwords Platinum Rule: Do unto others as they would like to have you do unto them. How do we champion conscious travel, responsible travel, ecotourism? How do we encourage collaboration in maturing social movements? Perhaps one way to start is by following the Platinum Rule: Do unto others as they would like to have you …

Bikes

Photo: Ron Mader, DTLV Bikes In the big picture, biking and cycling are the unsung twin powerhouses of responsible, sustainable, eco and fair and conscious travel. What are the good cycling experiences? How are locals benefiting from bike tours? What events are worth attending or paying attention? Translating: Bicycle Spanish: Bicicleta Elsewhere on the Web …

Responsible Tourism Day

Photo In 2018 World Responsible Tourism Day is November 7. We are recapping examples from responsible travel week held earlier this year and previewing Responsible Travel Week 2019 and hanging out with friends in London and across the globe via twitter and video conversations. Questions to kick off discussion What is being celebrated on Responsible Tourism Day? – Responsible Tourism Awards …