Tag Archives: social media

Marketing Local: Social Web Tips for South Africa’s Tourism Pros

Wednesdays in April Details on Planeta.com, Planeta Wiki Marketing Local: Social Web Tips for South Africa’s Tourism Pros from ron mader  

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People and Parks: The Role of New Technologies

Recommended Reading! Far too often I scan the web and download reports about parks and tourism with the same old frustration that they are conceptual in nature and do not address contemporary issues. This report is different. It’s a concise … Continue reading

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Nevada Magazine: Keeping Traditions Alive

I’d like to give kudos to a fine local magazine in the United States that is making the transition from old school publishing by embracing social media and keeping traditions alive. Have a look at Nevada Magazine. First and foremost, I … Continue reading

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Earth Day in Oaxaca: Gameification On

If this works, it will be so much fun! The idea is this: I have asked friends who sell fresh veggies, tamales, tejate, vanilla, weavings, ceramics, chocolate at the Pochimilco Market to make a sign or a poster with an … Continue reading

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Conversation with Willie Gordon

Following up to the post Tourism and Indigenous Australia and the Delicious Cape York Stack, I just had a skype conversation with Willie Gordon of Guurrbi Tours in Queensland, Australia. We talked about last week’s Queensland election and the complaints … Continue reading

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Responsible Tourism Week: Day #1

Responsible Tourism Week has begun! Many thanks to the early adopters, friends in Cape Town, South Africa who organized a Pecha Kucha today as well friends in Mossel Bay who announced a local photo safari on Saturday. We also received … Continue reading

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