Wildlife Tourism

Buzzwords Wildlife Tourism = Observation and interaction with local animal and plant life in their natural habitats Elsewhere on the Web greengirlsinafrica.com wildlifetourism.org.au Headlines Dangers of ecotourism: Up close and infectious – Knowable Embedded Tweets Happy Valentine’s Day #HikerSafety Distance makes the heart grow fonder. pic.twitter.com/fejX2scwDx — American Hiking (@AmericanHiking) February 14, 2019 Contact GWP …

Overtourism

Buzzwords Overtourism = Essay Having seen the overcrowding in person at Zion National Park over the past decade, I wonder if we are satisfied with the communication about park visitation as visitors. Do we know beforehand that we are contributing to a human traffic jam? What are strategies for visitors to avoid overcrowded places? Living …

Nevada Tourism

Photo: Heritage Museum Links and resources to tourism in Nevada: Tourism Portals Nevada – @NevadaPR travel-deals Facebook Flickr periscope.tv/TravelNevada @NVTourismDir Pony Express ponyexpressnevada.com Grants https://travelnevada.com/press/press-releases/147 The Nevada Commission on Tourism on Wednesday approved $301,575 in grants to promote tourism: https://t.co/x1nrF1DzxG#NVTourism — NV Tourism Industry (@NVTourism) December 12, 2019 More Links nvculture.org tourism-means-more Facebook Flickr @NVTourism …

Oaxaca Tourism

Photo: Tule Tree Presenting Planeta.com’s guide to travel and tourism in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico Key Links sectur.oaxaca.gob.mx Prensa Boletines Facebook YouTube @SECTUR_GobOax municipiodeoaxaca.gob.mx @TurismoOaxaca_ Questions Are press conference statements and documents available online? Are press conferences available as videos? Facebook Mercados de Oaxaca La Cosecha Embedded Tweets ¡#BuenasNoches! Los invitamos a permanecer en …

Australia Tourism

Photo: Uluru Key links and resources to travel and tourism in Australia Key Links Tourism Australia Tourism and Transport Forum 2019-2020 Campaign Australia woos Brexit-weary British tourists with sun, surf, cute critters and Kylie Minogu Kylie Minogue tries to lure Brexit-weary Britons in new Tourism Australia ad ‘Matesong’ Recommended Listening Regional Australia reaps rewards of …

Engaging Tourism Trade Shows

Poster Tourism trade show = an exhibition at which businesses in the tourism sector promote their products and services Can tourism trade shows be more engaging? Specifically, can do they be more successful with locals and remote participants? It’s far too easy to have a tourism trade show in which the locals are the luxury …

Reconciliation Tourism

Buzzwords Reconciliation Tourism = a way for non-Indigenous Australians to hear about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander experiences and learn from their cultures. Headlines How Indigenous tourism can help bring about reconciliation in Australia Research Reconciliation Tourism: Tourism Healing Divided Societies Recommended Listening MyfWarhurst (starting at 1:20:00) Embedded Tweets Kudos @MyfWarhurst @RadioNational for thoughtful Uluru …

Tourism Definitions

Artwork The following is our take on defining the terms and establishing alternatives to a one-size-fits-all ontology. Spotlight Agritourism Community Tourism Conscious Travel Culinary Tourism Cultural Tourism Exploring Ecotourism Ethnotourism Geotourism Indigenous Tourism Irresponsible Tourism Last Chance Tourism What is responsible travel? Rural Tourism Smart Tourism Sustainable Tourism Essay New terms are springing up such …

How to save tourism from itself

Quotable New video from Doug Lansky about the pitfalls of unbalanced tourism: How to save tourism from itself. The talk was recorded at a TEDx event in Stockholm, Sweden. “Tourism is travel without a purpose.” Time stamps 05:24 Unbalanced tourism 11:00 Hunting and gathering has evolved to dining and shopping 14:00 Flygskam 17:30 Why not …