Category Archives: 2012

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 12,000 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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2012 Buzzwords

As 2012 comes to a close, what were some of your favorite words and buzzwords? Here’s my collection of favorite, as always subject to revision and updates with your comments! One of the objectives for this collection is to find … Continue reading

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Just another #Maya Monday

On this final Maya Monday before the 21st, a few questions: Are locals – and particularly Maya – satisfied with tourism development and promotion? Did we hear much from Maya-owned tourism services via the social web? Did Mexico reach its … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Flickrverse

Nevermind the doomsday news .. and I’m not talking about the Maya in which I case I’d say ‘nevermind the doomsday news’ but that’s another story. There’s a good chance that Flickr will survive and thrive in 2013. If you have been away, … Continue reading

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Nevada’s Governor’s Conference on Tourism Opens Today #NVGovCon

December 4, Sparks, Nevada – Nevada’s Governor’s Conference on Tourism begins today in lovely Sparks. The event is being communicated via Facebook and through the Twitter hashtag #NVGovCon Friends we follow on Twitter include Nevada Magazine Travel Nevada Nevada Tourism PR Questions for conference participants: … Continue reading

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12.2012

Happy December! Winter in the north, Summer in the south and a solstice on December 21 that according to Maya concludes Baktún 13 and a new Long Count begins. Other big events include Christmas and the celebration of Radish Night (Noche de … Continue reading

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OaxacaFertil

Oaxaca Fertíl is a new independent organization creating awareness for the flora and fauna in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. Through hands on tree pruning workshops, art shows, public conferences and slow walks, Oaxaca Fertíl aims to enlighten locals and visitors and mainstream biodiversity. … Continue reading

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Indigenous Oaxaca Top 10 Travel Experiences

One of the thoughts I’ve had this year in tandem all of the talk of responsible travel, local travel and indigenous travel is how to make it specific to places. In Oaxaca City, for example, every day could be ‘indigenous … Continue reading

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Oaxaca Hosts National Indigenous Ecotourism Gathering in Mexico

Oaxaca de Juarez, Mexico – The Alameda Park hosts a 3-day national gathering focusing on Mexico’s indigenous ecotourism: More info ecoturismoindigena.com.mx – @ecoturismoCDI – Facebook.com

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November 7 is Responsible Tourism Day

November 7 is Responsible Tourism Day. Get involved! Let us know what you’re doing … or what questions you have about responsible travel. Bonus points if you can share with us … how would you translate ‘Responsible Tourism Day’ in … Continue reading

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