Responsible Travel Week 2020

Poster Please message / tweet / speak with Planeta.com’s Ron Mader if you would like to actively participate in this global conversation. Volunteers requested for testing our video and audio chats. Invitation What do we love about travel? We invite friends to join our free, week-long conversation, Responsible Travel Week, February 10-16, 2020. 90% of …

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   About this week Responsible Travel Week amplifies down-to-earth applications of noble concepts including responsible travel with the inexpensive social web. What we love about travel are the people …

How to be a Responsible Traveler

Photo Global tourism has matured and offers options for travelers wishing their journeys to be as eco-friendly, people-friendly and place-friendly as possible. While there is no standard definition that used by locals and visitors alike, most travelers simply want to have a good trip that causes no harm and most locals want to please visitors who …

What is responsible travel?

Buzzwords While tourism 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 would embrace the values we wish developed, then we could make a huge leap forward. The trick lies in listening to locals and visitors to create the …

The Art of Being a Rural Tourism Guide = El Arte Ser Guia de Empresas de Turismo Rural

Photo: Steve Bridger, Oxkutzcab market mural From the archives: Marlene Ehrenberg’s essay The Art of Being a Rural Tourism Guide (El Arte Ser Guia de Empresas de Turismo Rural): Estamos conscientes que los viajes ilustran y nos causan una de las mayores alegrías que podamos tener en la vida. Los sueños se vuelven realidad, las …

Responsible Tourism Day 2019

WTMRT Poster The celebration of November’s Responsible Tourism Day kicks off with a week-long conversation of what constitutes responsible tourism. Hashtags: #WTMRT #ResponsibleTourismWeek Key Links WTMResponsibleTourism YouTube November 5 Responsible Tourism Fringe Networking 2019 Questions How is Responsible Tourism Week organized? What responsible travel events are planned? How can remote participants participate? What does ‘supported …

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 Tourism Day

Photo World Responsible Tourism Day is celebrated the last day of the World Travel Market in London. Key Links http://responsibletourism.wtm.com/en/about/world-responsible-tourism-day Questions to kick off discussion What is being celebrated on Responsible Tourism Day? – Responsible Tourism Awards Does Responsible Tourism Day have media partners? What are the accomplishments of the past year? What are the upcoming …

Responsible Travel Week 2019

Poster: #7MagicMountains Please speak with Planeta.com host Ron Mader if you would like to participate in this global conversation. Volunteers requested for testing our video chats, first privately and then publicly. Announcement 2019 was Planeta.com‘s 21st year of innovative, community-driven, online conferencing. We invited friends to join our free, week-long conversation, Responsible Travel Week, February …

May is Bike Month

Poster: #BikeMonth May is National Bike Month – bikeleague.org/bikemonth – in the USA, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated across the nation. Hashtag: #BikeMonth History 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. Translating: Yes …