Bikes

Photo: Ron Mader, DTLV Bikes In the big picture, biking and cycling are the unsung twin powerhouses of responsible, sustainable, eco and fair and conscious travel. What are the good cycling experiences? How are locals benefiting from bike tours? What events are worth attending or paying attention? Translating: Bicycle Spanish: Bicicleta Elsewhere on the Web …

How to be a Responsible Traveler

Photo: Ron and Zoe Travel around the globe continues to mature and offer options for travelers wishing their journeys to be as eco-friendly, people-friendly, and place-friendly as possible. While there are few standard definitions used by locals and visitors alike, most travelers simply want to have a good trip that causes no harm and most locals …

Responsible Travel Week 2020

Poster sponsible Travel Week 2020 is over, and we are processing your helpful feedback. What have we learned about online conferencing? Online education? This process continues (2021 dates: February 8-14), so if you would like to contribute, please message / tweet / speak with Planeta.com’s Ron Mader. Volunteers requested for testing our video and audio …

Responsible Travel Week

Poster Planeta.com’s annual, tentpole event, Responsible Travel Week manifests our commitment toward effective communication and collaboration. Join us! 2021 dates: February 8-14. Objectives 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 and it’s a pleasure to extend our …

Schedule: Responsible Travel Week 2020

Schedule Welcome to our recap of Responsible Travel Week 2020, February 10-16. Hashtag: #rtweek20. This page spotlights agenda / schedule. Background Planeta.com invited readers and friends to our annual Responsible Travel Week. 2020 was the 12th year for Responsible Travel Week (RTWeek) and the beginning of Planeta.com‘s 21st year of innovative, community-driven, listener-supported, online conferencing. …

Topics: Responsible Travel Week 2020

Topics Welcome to our recap of Responsible Travel Week 2020, February 10-16. Hashtag: #rtweek20. This page spotlights topics addressed. Background Planeta.com invited readers and friends to our annual Responsible Travel Week. 2020 was the 12th year for Responsible Travel Week (RTWeek) and the beginning of Planeta.com‘s 21st year of innovative, community-driven, listener-supported, online conferencing. Deep …

Responsible Tourism Day

Photo World Responsible Tourism Day is celebrated the last day of the World Travel Market in London. Key Links responsibletourism.wtm.com Questions to kick off discussion What is the date of the next Responsible Tourism Day? What is being celebrated on Responsible Tourism Day? – Responsible Tourism Awards Does Responsible Tourism Day have media partners? What are …

Responsible travel in parks and protected areas

Poster Tourism in parks and protected areas can be a boon to local conservation efforts or it can afflict biodiversity conservation and environmental management. How can visitation be developed and maintained in a responsible manner? We would like suggestions across the spectrum from park managers to locals to visitors. What are your recommendations? This document …

What is responsible travel?

Buzzwords Responsible travel = Essay 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 way to achieving responsible travel lies in …

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 …