Indaba Travel Conference 2019

Hashtags Durban, South Africa hosts the 2019 Indaba Travel Conference. Hashtag: #indaba2019 The event runs through May 4 at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre. Key Links indaba-southafrica.co.za Facebook @travel_indaba Questions What are the hashtags used for this conference? Are any of the presentations and resources mentioned available online? Is there live and recorded …

Jane’s Walk 2019

Elsewhere on the Web Jane’s Walk – janeswalk.org – is an annual festival of free, citizen-led walking conversations inspired by Jane Jacobs. Walks take place in hundreds of cities around the world. Key Links janeswalk.org Cities Facebook Questions Are there videos or features from the walks? Are there recommended online resources, publications, and maps? Background …

Earth Day 2019

ePhoto: Jacob W. Frank/NPS, Bison Crossing the Road What are your plans for Earth Day? Earth Day (April 22) has proved extremely popular in the United States and around the world. And in 2019? Let us know your plans. Hashtag: #EarthDay Some history: Back in the early 1960s Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson introduced the idea …

Merrie Monarch Festival 2019

Happening Now Hilo, Hawai’i – The Merrie Monarch Festival is considered the largest and most prestigious hula event in the Hawaiian Islands. The objective of the Festival is the perpetuation, preservation, and promotion of the art of hula and the Hawaiian culture. This week-long cultural event is held each spring. Now in its 56th year, …

Investing in America: The Future of Work

Today in Las Vegas UNLV: Former Democratic U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and former Republican Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner are joining forces to elevate bipartisan policy solutions that can break through partisan gridlock, forge pathways to the middle class and help deliver a sustainable 21st Century workforce across the …

Easter 2019

Rolling coverage of Easter celebrations around the world in 2019 Embedded Tweets Hoy es la última función del ciclo #SemanaSanta en #CineMuseoIndígena. ¡Te esperamos a las 11 horas para seguir compartiendo el #PatrimonioCultural de los #PueblosIndígenas!Recuerda que la entrada y todas las actividades son gratuitas. pic.twitter.com/RPJxiLnCIP — Museo Indígena (@MiMuseoIndigena) April 20, 2019 A series …

World Heritage Day 2019

Logo 2019’s International Day for Monuments and Sites, aka World Heritage Day is April 18. This year’s global celebration hosted by ICOMOS spotlights the relevance of rural landscapes, the challenges that encompass their conservation, the benefits that these efforts provide, and how rural landscapes are intrinsically related with sustainable development. Hashtags: #worldheritageday, #IDMS2019, #RuralLandscapes Key …

Tianguis Turístico 2019

Buzzwords This week Acapulco, Mexico hosts its annual tourism trade show, the Tianguis Turístico April 7-10, 2019. Hashtags: #TianguisTurístico2019 and #TianguisTurístico Key Links tianguisturisticomexico.com Questions Are there live and recorded videos from Tianguis? Are presentations available for download? Are tourism press releases posted online? What is the status of ecotourism and Indigenous tourism in Mexico? …

Bird Songs and Planes: Today’s Periscope Soundscape

Photo: Name the flower Today’s soundscape: bird songs and planes recorded in the back yard as a live audio on Periscope / Twitter Thursday, April 4, 2019: Live audio test / soundscape / birdsongs and planes https://t.co/6LZRxtHZNz — Ron Mader (@ronmader) April 4, 2019 Greeting in English and Spanish and a bit of Ayöök, Chinanteco, …