2019 Responsible Travel Week #rtweek19

Poster 2019 is  Planeta.com‘s 20th year of innovative, community-driven, online conferencing. We invite friends to join our week-long conversation, Responsible Travel Week, February 11-17. Events take place around with the world. Locally, there are cool meetups in Las Vegas, southern Nevada and other places to be announced. We encourage others to create and announce their …

Coffee Tourism

Photo: Ayuuk Cup Coffee Tourism = Embedded Tweets Wish we were there! Coffee tourism symposium in Uganda. Let us know if there recorded videos or presentations are online Brought to you by the Uganda Tourism Board, #CoffeeTourismUganda & the Uganda Coffee Development Authority— the first ever Coffee Tourism Symposium to be held on December 6, …

Agritourism

Buzzwords: Agritourism Agritourism = Agricultural Tourism According to the American Farm Bureau, agritourism is “an enterprise at a working farm, ranch or agriculture plant conducted for the enjoyment of visitors that generates income for the owner.” The people that choose to visit farms are often seeking “authentic” experiences. There are many types of agritourism. The …

Tourism Definitions

Artwork Truth is, we’ve been beleaguered by definitions of tourism long before Planeta.com launched in 1994. Spotlight https://planeta.com/agritourism Conscious Travel Exploring Ecotourism Culinary Tourism Ethnotourism Community Tourism Indigenous Tourism Irresponsible Tourism What is responsible travel? Smart Tourism Exploring Sustainable Tourism Essay New terms are springing up such as coffee tourism and smart tourism. there are …

Space Travel

Photo: NASA Astronaut Space Travel = travel through outer space Elsewhere on the Web Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo reaches space, bringing space tourism closer http://money.cnn.com/2018/01/04/technology/future/space-lookahead-2018 Watch Jeff Bezos’ space company Blue Origin launch its space tourism rocket Embedded Tweets Mannequin Skywalker is ready for his 2nd mission on board New Shepard. He’s a little sensitive about being …

Crafting Our Future

Photo: Ron Mader, Arial Playas’ Carved Salmon We ask whether it’s time to engage artesanos and fans alike via the social web. This topic is explored in depth in the Slideshare presentation Crafting Our Future (Fabricando Nuestro Futuro). Background Buying from locals assists local economic development. Shopping has great entertainment value and tourists love souvenirs, …

Local Travel

Local Travel = Travel within one’s own neighborhood or region; Travel with someone in their own neighborhood or region Also see: local, travel Travel and tourism impact local communities, sometimes been officially, sometimes in a negative fashion. The concept of local travel is interpreted differently by various age groups and nationalities so we need to …

Concepción y Perspectivas del Ecoturismo en México

From the archives. First published in 1998. Written by Arturo Carballo Sandoval RESUMEN El presente artículo analiza el evolución del Ecoturismo en Mexico. También ofrece información de las Areas Naturales Protegidas y su contribución para el futuro del ecoturismo. México cuenta con un amplia variedad de recursos naturales, ecológicos, históricos y culturales en toda la …