Monthly Archives: September 2011

Take a walk in the park for World Tourism Day 2011

On September 27 – World Tourism Day – Planeta.com and Becari Spanish Language School host a free, public, multilingual photo safari and slow adventure in Llano Park. The city safari is great way to link cultures and everyone’s invited! There … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading/Listening: BBC Science Review

To learn about science reporting in England, let’s transit to Australia! Recommended reading and listening: BBC Trust Review of impartiality and accuracy of the BBC’s coverage of science. I found this report via a link on the ABC Science Show. Good thing … Continue reading

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Beyond Clicktivism: 24 Hours of Reality

Kudos to @algore and friends hosting an innovative 24-hour livestreaming videofest from around the world. Live streaming – like free wi-fi – is a must at events. Those not in the room would like to be able to see or … Continue reading

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Keeping the Planet Fresh: Common Ground Podcast for September 13

Brand New! We’re keeping the planet fresh with a podcast. The advantage audio has over video is that the pictures are so much better! That said, check out our travel and tourism podcast titled ‘Common Ground‘ which looks at happenings … Continue reading

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South African Standard for Responsible Tourism

Today (September 12) is the official launch of the South African National Minimum Standard for Responsible Tourism at the Featherbed Nature Reserve in Knysna, South Africa. Some history: The National Department of Tourism developed a standard for responsible tourism which … Continue reading

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New Zealand 2011: Rugby, Travel, Food, Apps and Wikis

Food, language, sports … all great introductions to another culture. This week the 2011 Rugby World Cup begins in New Zealand. Good thing we have the app! New Zealand is also known as Aotearoa, its Maori name meaning “the country … Continue reading

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Announcement: Parks Web 2.0 Workshop

Here is the announcement of the next Web 2.0 workshop that links parks and tourism. The webinar begins next Monday: With the goal of developing web literacy and information sharing among managers and providers of tourism services in parks and … Continue reading

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