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 …

Mexico Tourism

Photo: Taxco Updating our snapshot of travel and tourism in Mexico. Essay The role of travel and tourism needs to be re-evaluated – what works for locals and visitors and what does not. It cannot just be an issue of ‘bums on seats’ but rather the engagement of the cultural and social lives of those …

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 Gastrodiplomacy Geotourism Indigenous Tourism Irresponsible Tourism Last Chance Tourism What is responsible travel? Rural Tourism Smart Tourism Sustainable Tourism Essay New terms are springing up …

Coffee Tourism

Photo: Oaxaca Finca Hamburgo Coffee Tourism = Questions What are examples of successful coffee tourism? Do local coffee growers/producers use the social web to show the process of making coffee? Embedded Tweets Wish we were there! Coffee tourism symposium in Uganda. Let us know if there recorded videos or presentations are online Brought to you …

Astrotourism

Buzzwords Astrotourism = Astronomical tourism There are plenty of star parties, festivals, telescope tours and more at International Dark Sky Places. Some say the best part of parks can only be experienced after sunset. Look up and there’s a galaxy to behold. Headlines Your Next Trip? It’s Written in the Stars – NYTimes astrotourism-stars-sightseeing-telescopes-where-to-go https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/comment/astrotourism-new-sustainable-travel-trend/ …

Australia Tourism

Photo: Uluru Key links and resources to travel and tourism in Australia Key Links Tourism Australia Tourism and Transport Forum 2020 Bushfire recovery package to tackle Australian tourism’s ‘biggest challenge in living memory’ 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 …

Indigenous Tourism

Poster Indigenous Tourism = Questions What resources are available to traditional and Indigenous peoples keen on offering travel and tourism services? How can visitors determine the degree the traditional or Indigenous people design and benefit from tourism? Facebook Indigenous Tourism Embedded Tweets TIME Unlimited Tours is one of the most iconic tourism businesses in New …

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 …