Coffee Tourism

Photo: Oaxaca Finca Hamburgo Coffee Tourism = Questions What are examples of successful coffee tourism? Do local coffee growers/producers use the social web to show the process of making coffee? 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 …

Local Travel

Buzzwords Questions How do you define local travel? What would locals like visitors to know? Essay Everywhere is local somewhere. Imagine how travel could be interpreted if we valued not only the experience of the visitor but the local as well. We talk about travelling like a local instead of thinking of how we could …

Diné = Navajo

Photo: Navajo Weaving, Luchia’s Restaurant Planeta.com guide to Diné (Navajo) culture, language and travel tips for visitors. The Navajo Nation extends across Arizona, New Mexico and Utah, covering more than 27,000 square miles (70,000 square km). Vocabulary Nahasdzáán Planeta.com Diné (Navajo) Links #NavajoCodeTalkersDay Navajo Treaty (Naaltsoos Sání) Navajo Times Indigenous 2019 – International Year of Indigenous …

Community Tourism

Buzzwords Community Tourism =  travel to communities (often rural, and economically marginalized) in which locals sell food, accommodation, guided visits, and folk art Questions Semantics – what is the difference between community tourism and community-based tourism? Any recommended reports, publications, photos with a Creative Commons license permitting republication and translation? Questions for Community Tourism Services …

Community Tourism Links

Buzzwords Community Tourism = travel to communities (often rural, and economically marginalized) in which locals sell food, accommodation, guided visits, and folk art Questions Semantics – what is the difference between community tourism and community-based tourism? Any recommended reports, publications, photos with a Creative Commons license permitting republication and translation? Questions for Community Tourism Services …

Airports

Photo: Las Vegas Mural Airport = aerodrome with facilities for flights to take off and land Features Las Vegas Airports Mexico City Airport(s) Twitter @AeropuertoUIO @flyLAXairport @LASairport @kenyaairports @iflymia @AICM_mx Recommended Listening Iconic buildings: The TWA terminal at New York’s JFK airport Elsewhere on the Web Prepare for take-off – Colin Bisset Quotes Flughafen sind …

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 …

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

Poster 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, the reminders of a place where …