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 …

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 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 Elsewhere on the Web nvinoticias.com/turismo Headlines Can tourism boost …

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 More Links nvculture.org tourism-means-more Facebook Flickr @NVTourism #nvtourism governorssummit.org Questions Are there live and recorded videos from Nevada tourism conferences and workshops? Are Nevada tourism data and statistics publicly accessible online? What …

World Tourism Day

Poster The United Nations created World Tourism Day (September 27) in 1979 to increase awareness of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic values. World Tourism Day is hosted by the UNWTO. Planeta.com has celebrated World Tourism Day for more than 20 years! We applaud the work of friends in the …

Responsible Travel and Ecotourism in Mexico

Photo: Grutas de Cacahuamilpa Mexico boasts a well-established system of ground, air, and sea-based transportation, allowing easy access to and within country. Of note is the world-famous cuisine noted for its diversity and sophisticated flavors. Like potato dishes in Peru, Mexico’s corn dishes number in the thousands. Slow food (and slow agriculture … Mexico was the first country to domesticate …