Responsible Travel Week 2010

Poster From the archives Planeta.com hosted an online discussion the week of May 17-21 focusing on responsible tourism around the world. “We continued a conversation started last year across the social web, including Facebook, Flickr, Slideshare, Twitter and YouTube,” said Ron Mader, founder of Planeta.com and creative catalyst for Responsible Tourism Week. Mader said that …

Workshop: Indigenous Biodiversity and Tourism on the Social Web

Poster Instructor Ron Mader We created this resource page to include worksheets and exercises for the participants of the 2010 Biodiversity Workshop: New Information and Web-based Technologies. Happy #ThrowbackThursday Our workshop was taught in English with a smattering of Ayuuk, Maori, Sami, Zapotec, Swedish and Spanish. Bonus points for anyone who can say Eyjafjallajökull (Aye …

2010 Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference

Word Cloud From the archives About the event Organized by The International Ecotourism Society (TIES) and hosted by Travel Portland and Travel Oregon, the Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference (ESTC) (September 8-11) brought together more than 500 business leaders, tourism professionals and community stakeholders in North America. The CBD Secretariat has partnered with TIES to …

World Cup 2010

From the archives Kudos to all our friends in South Africa. From a comfortable distance, we loved the siren song of the vuvuzela and its unmistakable sound of the World Cup. There were many online guides to the 2010 World Cup, but few that highlighted the nerdier aspects of Web 2.0 integration, the local travel …