Tag Archives: tourism

Good enough? Improving coverage of indigenous tourism #ipw4

We are off to a swell start for Indigenous Peoples Week. I judge the success of an event by two factors: how surprised I am by what others share and how pleased I am by making contact with old friends. … Continue reading

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Bolivia’s Hotspot: Conversation with Alex Villca Limaco

Great to talk with Alex Villca Limaco today about biodiversity conservation, indigenous tourism and clothing tips for visitors to Bolivia. Alex and I first met via the Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award in 2009-2010 and we met up again at 2012’s COP11 in … Continue reading

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Happy World Wildlife Day

Monday, March 3 is World Wildlife Day which celebrates and raises awareness of the world’s wild fauna and flora. Hashtag: #WorldWildlifeDay World Wildlife Day marks the anniversary of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) which was signed on March 3, 1973. We’ll conduct two … Continue reading

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Responsible Travel Week 2014: Friday

Responsible Travel Week Day #5. Today’s challenge: Be empathetic. While it makes sense to talk about what we love in travel and tourism, maybe our focus ought to be on empathy. What is empathy? I love this definition from Roman Krznaric’s Empathy Library: … Continue reading

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Responsible Travel Week 2014: Thursday

Responsible Travel Week Day #4. Today’s challenge:Be curious. Curiosity is the desire to learn about anything. It’s giving free range to inquisitiveness. I find it curious that many colleagues in tourism are frankly not that curious. Officials and tour providers alike … Continue reading

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Responsible Travel Week Questions and Answers

2014 Responsible Travel Week, February 10-16, allows us to reflect on some of the reasons we believe in online conferences and promote hybrid events that connect gatherings in the natural world and online. Hashtag: #rtweek14 What is Responsible Travel? Responsible travel is treating … Continue reading

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This Week’s Australia Travel Hangout

Explore Australia’s Wildlife, Biodiversity and Parks in this online hangout, Monday, Jan 27 4pm PST in Las Vegas and Tuesday Jan 28 11am AEST in Sydney and 10am Brisbane. This is our first conversation in 2014 with friends in Australia about … Continue reading

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