Wildlife Tourism

Buzzwords Wildlife Tourism = Observation and interaction with local animal and plant life in their natural habitats Elsewhere on the Web greengirlsinafrica.com wildlifetourism.org.au Headlines Dangers of ecotourism: Up close and infectious – Knowable Embedded Tweets Happy Valentine’s Day #HikerSafety Distance makes the heart grow fonder. pic.twitter.com/fejX2scwDx — American Hiking (@AmericanHiking) February 14, 2019 Contact GWP …

Responsible Travel Week

Poster RTWeek = Responsible Travel Week Join us! Responsible Travel Week #rtweek19 Responsible Travel Week 2018 Responsible Travel Week #rtweek17 Responsible Travel Week 2016 Responsible Travel Week 2010 Responsible Travel Week 2009 History Planeta.com’s first Responsible Travel Week took place in 2009 when the Belize ICRT Conference was postponed. 2009 Responsible Tourism Conference in Belize …

International Year of Ecotourism

Photo: Ron at the Summit The United Nations declared 2002 the “International Year of Ecotourism.” The declaration came as a result of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD)-related meeting of the Ad-Hoc (Inter-Agency) Working Group on Tourism, convened at Heredia, Costa Rica in 1999 in which the World Tourism Organization (WTO) and the …

Urban Ecotourism Declaration

Poster From the archives Participants in the first International Urban Ecotourism Conference (2004) respect Urban Ecotourism as an ongoing opportunity to conserve biological and social diversity, create new jobs and improve the quality of life. We issue the following declaration: Recognizing urban centers as cradles of civilization, socio-political progress, examples of co-existence between diverse cultures …

Asian Ecotourism Network

Elsewhere on the Web The Asian Ecotourism Network (AEN) – asianecotourism.org – provides hands-on connections and relevant opportunities for members working together at a regional scale providing more networking and business opportunities, significant information, educational materials and networking prospects to both small and large organizations within Asia. Key Links asianecotourism.org Facebook @AENecotourism 2019 Declaration of …

Ferias gastronómicas

Buzzwords Ferias gastronómicas = Gastronomic fairs Headlines Ferias gastronómicas en México: ¿a cuáles has ido? https://elcomercio.pe/gastronomia/ferias/ferias-gastronomicas-cuatro-opciones-disfrutar-familia-noticia-538412 https://www.feriasinfo.es/Ferias-gastronomicas-Y138-S1.html Planeta.com Tourism Definitions Culinary Tourism Cooking Classes Food, Health and Cultivating Communities Faces … and Places Responsible Travel Week

Museums

Photo: Queensland Museum If you want to understand what makes a place tick, visit a museum. We would like to take a deep dive into museum attractions and activities that orient visitors and engage locals. Comments and suggestions are welcome. Definitions A museum is a ‘permanent institution in the service of society and of its development, …

Travel Writing

Buzzwords Travel Writing = a genre of writing in which the author describes places they have visited and their experiences while traveling Headlines 10 Questions to Never Ask a Travel Writer Slideshare Tourism and-the-media 10-suggestions Planeta.com Travel Where is the conversation? Faces … and Places Media Outbounding

Civic Tourism

Book Cover From the archives An amalgamation of our favorite tourism trends is called civic tourism and puts cultural tourism, heritage tourism, ecotourism and geotourism into the pot and focuses on place. Civic tourism reframes the purpose of tourism from an end to a means. Says Dan Shilling, “Civic tourism is about appreciating tourism as …

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 …