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European Ecotourism

Poster: 2018 Conference

European ecotourism – we have a lot of questions.

During the 2002 Ecotourism Summit several European leaders were hopeful that ecotourism could be protective of rural wilderness and respect urban nature.

This Planeta.com guide is a work-in-progress, particularly as we prepare for the next European Ecotourism Summit.

Key Links
Facebook: European Ecotourism Conference


Planeta.com host Ron Mader will offer online video workshops via Periscope and FacebookLive.

Ron Mader: I think from the Western hemisphere we tend to focus on the cities and built environments in Europe. The natural worlds – from city parks and botanical gardens to national parks and protected areas – are rarely part of the travelogues. That said, it’s important to stress to European advocates of conscious, responsible, nature-based travel that it is critical that you explain the basics.


  • To the organizers and participants – Will the conference have live and recorded video?
  • Is there a directory of participants? Bonus points for a directory with bios and social web links
  • How can remote participants and superfans of European Ecotourism amplify and interact with local advocates?
  • Can Planeta.com assist as a media-partner of your events?
  • To the public – What would locals like visitors to know about their corner of Europe? Paint a picture of the kind of tourism you’d like to see.
  • Are any of the related publications and online resources focusing on European Ecotourism open access? Bonus points for OER.

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