Colibri Ecotourism Award

Poster As part of the global celebration of World Environment Day, Planeta.com presented the Colibri Ecotourism Award from 2000-2010 to leaders of the eco travel movement in Mexico. ‘Colibri’ means ‘hummingbird’ in Spanish. Winners include Steve Bridger, Gerhard Buttner, Hector Ceballos-Lascurain,Jorge Chàvez de la Peña, Fernando Garcia Aguinaco, Verena Gerber, Marlene Ehrenberg, Juan Carlos Ibarra, Pedro …

Bicycle Friendly 2018

The League of American Bicyclists welcomed 65 new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Communities, bringing the number of communities to 430. Here is the ​List of Fall 2017 awardees and All BFC Awards through Fall 2017 Hashtag: #BicycleFriendly Key Links http://bikeleague.org http://bikeleague.org/content/over-400-bicycle-friendly-communities-all-50-states Questions In a few words, what is #BicycleFriendly? Is there public information online that provides a deep dive into …

World Tourism Awards 2017

The World Tourism Award, celebrating its 20th anniversary, was inaugurated in 1997 to “Recognize individuals, companies, organizations, destinations and attractions for outstanding initiatives related to the travel and tourism industry, and in fostering sustainable tourism and developing programs that give back to local communities.” It is presented by co-sponsors Corinthia Hotels, New York Times, United …

Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award

Photo: Sarah Henderson, Portland The Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award was a collaborative effort between Planeta.com and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity/UNEP (CBD) The award is aimed at private tourism services, owned and operated by Indigenous and local communities embodying traditional lifestyles, and its main objectives are to motivate candidates to …

Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award 2010

Poster Ron’s blog Day One: Indigenous Peoples Week 2016 Global Workshop for Indigenous and Local Communities: Biodiversity, Tourism and the Social Web Conversation with Willie Gordon Status Report (and Questions) about Indigenous and Aboriginal Tourism Indigenous Peoples Week 2012 Elsewhere on the Web News from New Zealand http://tinyurl.com/successwaatea Audio http://ipad.io/NPR Blogged yes Brambuk National Park …