Responsible travel in parks and protected areas

Poster Tourism in parks and protected areas can be a boon to local conservation efforts or it can afflict biodiversity conservation and environmental management. How can visitation be developed and maintained in a responsible manner? We would like suggestions across the spectrum from park managers to locals to visitors. What are your recommendations? This document …

What is responsible travel?

Buzzwords Responsible travel = Essay While tourism 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 would embrace the values we wish developed, then we could make a huge leap forward. The way to achieving responsible travel lies in …

The Art of Being a Rural Tourism Guide = El Arte Ser Guia de Empresas de Turismo Rural

Photo: Steve Bridger, Oxkutzcab market mural From the archives: Marlene Ehrenberg’s essay The Art of Being a Rural Tourism Guide (El Arte Ser Guia de Empresas de Turismo Rural): Estamos conscientes que los viajes ilustran y nos causan una de las mayores alegrías que podamos tener en la vida. Los sueños se vuelven realidad, las …

Responsible Tourism Day 2019

WTMRT Poster The celebration of November’s Responsible Tourism Day kicks off with a week-long conversation of what constitutes responsible tourism. Hashtags: #WTMRT #ResponsibleTourismWeek Key Links WTMResponsibleTourism YouTube November 5 Responsible Tourism Fringe Networking 2019 Questions How is Responsible Tourism Week organized? What responsible travel events are planned? How can remote participants participate? What does ‘supported …

10th Anniversary of the Responsible Tourism Conference in Belize

Poster Some background. The third International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations took place in Belmopan, Belize October 19-23, 2009. In October 2019 Planeta.com revisits the event by checking in with organizers and participants. Questions Who are the active players in responsible travel in Belize today? What are the relevant web links? Does anyone have …

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 …

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 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 Week Responsible Travel Week

Responsible Travel Week 2018

Photo: #7MagicMountains All travel and tourism can be more beneficial to locals and visitors. Let’s figure out what to do. Planeta.com invites readers and friends to our annual Responsible Travel Week, February 12-18. We hope you can fall in love (again!) with responsible travel. 2018 is the tenth year for Responsible Travel Week and Planeta.com‘s 19th year …

Topics: Responsible Travel Week 2018

Rooster Trending Topics Topics for discussion are submitted by participants. This page will serve as an index and will be updated before and during the week. Global Topics Indigenous Languages Olympics Open Access Parks and Protected Areas Photography Water Wildlife Tourism Regional Topics England – #MakeTheLane Mexico 2018 – National Elections / Olympics Anniversary – …