Visitor Information

Poster Information, please! Well-managed visitor information centers are helpful to locals and visitors. It also helps for visitors to know where to look! Good practice example courtesy of SECTUR Oaxaca. If brick-and-mortar centers are not accessible or have outdated info or charge too much to let tourism services post brochures, then they do everyone a …

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 2020

Poster: Kingman Wash Please speak with Planeta.com host Ron Mader if you would like to actively 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 …

Roadtrip

Photo: Kingman Wash Roadtrip = Journey made by motorized or non-motorized vehicle Road Trips 2019 Roadtrip Mexico 2019 Summer Roadtrip USA 2018 Roadtrip: Austin – Las Vegas 2018 Roadtrip: Las Vegas – Grand Marais How frequently are we driven to take a roadtrip. For those lucky to be in the drivers’ seat, experience transforms from …

Why travel?

Roofdog Translating: Why travel? German: Warum reisen? Hawaiian: No ke aha e hele ai? Spanish: ¿Por qué viajar? Swedish: Varför resa? Planeta.com Travel Travel Links Roofdog Responsible Travel Week

Responsible Travel Week

Poster Planeta.com’s annual, tentpole event, Responsible Travel Week manifests our commitment toward effective communication and collaboration. Join us! 2020 dates: February 10-16. Responsible Travel Week 2020 Responsible Travel Week 2019 Responsible Travel Week 2018 Responsible Travel Week 2017 Responsible Travel Week 2016 Responsible Travel Week 2012 Responsible Travel Week 2010 Responsible Travel Week 2009 History …

Nevada Tourism

Photo: Heritage Museum Links and resources to tourism in Nevada: Tourism Portals Nevada – @NevadaPR http://travelnevada.com/travel-deals https://www.facebook.com/travelnevada http://www.ponyexpressnevada.com https://www.periscope.tv/TravelNevada @NVTourismDir Flickr More Links nvculture.org tourism-means-more Facebook Flickr @NVTourism #nvtourism governorssummit.org Questions Are there live and recorded videos from Nevada tourism conferences and workshops? Are Nevada tourism data and statistics publicly accessible online? What would locals …

Colibri Ecotourism Award

Poster As part of the global celebration of World Environment Day, Planeta.com presented the Colibri Ecotourism Award from 2000-2010 to leaders of the eco travel movement in Mexico. ‘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 …

World Tourism Day

Poster The United Nations created World Tourism Day (September 27) in 1979 to increase awareness of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic values. World Tourism Day is hosted by the UNWTO. Planeta.com has celebrated World Tourism Day for more than 20 years! We applaud the work of friends in the …

Destination 2030

Report cover New publication (August 2019) from the WTTC: wttc.org/publications/2019/destination-2030 Introduction Travel & Tourism is one of the world’s largest economic sectors, creating jobs, driving exports, and generating prosperity across the world. The sector comprises a wide range of industries, from hospitality and transport to visitor attractions, and it incorporates visitors travelling for business and …