Highlights from Responsible Tourism Week: Hyperlocal

Day #4 of Responsible Tourism Week! The momentum is picking up with a number of new participants using the #rtweek2011 hashtag and posting on Facebook and adding pictures to Flickr. Thank you, all!

Request – Now is the time to announce any future meet-ups, conferences, trade shows and local events that feature responsible tourism.

Invitation – If you have not done so already, you are cordially invited to fill out the Responsible Tourism Survey

For updates keep track on the Planeta Wiki and Ron’s Blog
http://planeta.wikispaces.com/rtweek2011

Financial contributions are welcome via ChipIn
http://planeta.chipin.com/responsible-tourism-week

Today’s word of the day: Hyperlocal = Using Web 2.0  to focus on a small area

Highlights

Sharing Home Brew
Streetsmart
Fluker Posts
Volunteering: Easily Made Mistakes (and how to avoid repeating them)
Responsible tourism must be the foundation of tourism development
Semana Mundial del Turismo Responsable – Destacados del Martes
20 grünen Hauptwegen
Push to open (Alberta, Canada)
Safari: Are too many tourists killing Africa’s wildlife?

How to participate: Be Engaged

We recommend printing and sharing the poster
Free Poster! 2011 Responsible Tourism Week

Watch, comment, favorite the Intro to RT Week Video

We also recommend viewing the plethora of posts on Twitter:
Visible Tweets

Regular tweets

How to participate: Be Creative

Add your own photos to Flickr — http://www.flickr.com
Introduce yourself on our Facebook Event — http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=127396940658420&ref=mf
Tweet with the hashtag #rtweek2011 — http://twitter.com

How to participate: Be Generous
Add a comment or a thumbs up to our YouTube playlist — http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=E704D43495A0300F
Have a heart and favorite the Slideshow presentation — http://www.slideshare.net/planeta/rtweek2011

Add a star to Flickr photos — http://www.flickr.com/photos/planeta/sets/72157625516720528

Extra Credit

Add photos of world parks to our Flickr Group
http://www.flickr.com/groups/worldparks

Kind regards, Ron Mader

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