Conscious Travel

Photo: Ron Mader, Labyrinth Conscious Travel = Being mindful of the impact and opportunities within travel as hosts and visitors and taking action to advance the best possible outcomes for all Conscious travel and tourism are terms favored by Planeta.com. Simply put, it is traveling with one’s conscience and connecting with others in a particular …

Responsible Travel Week #rtweek18

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 …

Platinum Rule

Graphic: Ron Mader, Platinum Rule 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 …

Topics: Responsible Travel Week #rtweek18

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 – …

What we’d love participants to do during Responsible Travel Week

Poster All travel and tourism can be more conscious and responsible. Let’s figure out what to do now. Responsible Travel Week, February 12-18, is conducted online and around the globe. Hashtag: #rtweek18 What we mostly desire is engagement – your questions, your contributions, your news of upcoming events, publications and meetups. Schedule your own event or stage a …

Responsible Travel Week

RTWeek = Responsible Travel Week Responsible Travel Week is happening now! Responsible Travel Week #rtweek18 History Planeta.com’s first Responsible Travel Week took place in 2009. One of Planeta.com’s tentpole events, the annual Responsible Travel Week manifests our commitment toward effective communication and collaboration. We welcome financial donors, including individuals and institutions willing to invest in …

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 …

European Ecotourism Conferences

We will be updating the presentation made at the first European Ecotourism Conference and offering free, public, live video workshops before, during and after the conference. Key Links: http://eecoc.karabuk.edu.tr/en Hashtag: #EuroEco17 Facebook: European Ecotourism Conference Wiki: http://planeta.wikispaces.com/europeanecotourism Workshops Planeta.com host Ron Mader will offer free online video workshops via Periscope and FacebookLive.   Questions To the organizers and …

Wildlife Tourism

Buzzwords Wildlife Tourism = Observation and interaction with local animal and plant life in their natural habitats. Elsewhere on the Web Responsible wildlife volunteering Home Embedded Tweets Contact GWP for a webex link. pic.twitter.com/p9azTHZ4cg — Louise Twining-Ward (@louisetw) October 20, 2017 Planeta.com Wildlife Wildlife Tourism Australia Conversations The tour operator’s dilemma: Keeping the customer happy …

Airbnb

Airbnb Key Links http://www.airbnb.com twitter: @airbnb Embedded Tweets 2.7M guests from Airbnb decided that countries in Africa, El Salvador, and Haiti were beautiful enough to visit. When we embrace the world, we see its beauty. — Brian Chesky (@bchesky) January 12, 2018 Wiki AirBNB Planeta.com What is the Social Web?