TripTik

American Automobile Association (AAA) Key Links https://ttp.aaa.com/TripTik/# Twitter @aaa_travel @aaanews @AAA_NCNU Questions How do you create an edit a digital TripTiks? Are the TourBooks available as e-books? Wikipedia American_Automobile_Association Planeta.com American Automobile Association (AAA) USA Roadtrip: Las Vegas – Grand Marais

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 …

Passport

Buzzwords Passport = an official document issued by a government, certifying the holder’s identity and citizenship and entitling them to travel under its protection to and from foreign countries. Headlines The Passport Index: a beautiful guide to the passports of the world USA https://www.usps.com/international/passports.htm Elsewhere on the Web https://www.passportindex.org Wikipedia Passport_stamp Planeta.com Travel

Airports

Photo Airport = aerodrome with facilities for flights to take off and land. Twitter @AeropuertoUIO @flyLAXairport @LASairport @kenyaairports @iflymia @AICM_mx Wikipedia Airport Webcams http://airportwebcams.net Recommended Listening Iconic buildings: The TWA terminal at New York’s JFK airport Elsewhere on the Web Prepare for take-off – Colin Bisset https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-06/the-best-and-worst-airlines-and-airports-of-2018 Quotes Flughafen sind Un-Orte; ein Ort, den man …

National Travel and Tourism Week 2018

2018 marks the 35th anniversary of the 1983 congressional resolution that established the National Travel and Tourism Week and recognizes the accomplishments of the U.S. travel community over the course of the last several decades. Join us May 6-12 as we curate highlights from this year’s celebration. 2018 dates: May 6-12. NTTW 2018: How to Celebrate …

#BikeMonth

Poster: #BikeMonth May is National Bike Month – http://bikeleague.org/bikemonth – in the USA, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated in communities from coast to coast. Established in 1956, National Bike Month is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling — and encourage more folks to giving biking a try. Hashtag: #BikeMonth …

Responsible Travel Week

RTWeek = Responsible Travel Week Join us! Responsible Travel Week #rtweek19 Responsible Travel Week #rtweek18 Responsible Travel Week #rtweek17 https://planeta.com/rtweek16 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 …

Celebrating World Heritage Day

Photo: Venus Glyph April 18 is World Heritage Day, aka International Monuments and Sites Day, celebrating the work of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) — http://www.icomos.org. There are events around the world. Hashtags: #IDMS, #heritage4generations History On April 18, 1982 on the occasion of a symposium organized by ICOMOS in Tunisia, the holding …

Destination Wedding

Buzzwords Destination Wedding = Wedding planned in advance in a foreign country, where the couple, the wedding party and their guests stay for an extended period and where all activities related to that wedding take place. Planeta.com Travel

Museums

Photo: Ron Mader, Wetlands 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. Ready for a party? International Museum Day is celebrated around the world on May 18 …