Monthly Archives: October 2011

We Need Cape Town

Brand new! Here is today’s conversation with Cape Town Tourism CEO Mariëtte Du Toit-Helmbold who always inspires. I had the privilege of meeting Mariëtte earlier this year at the Responsible Tourism in Cities Workshop. What I love dearly is how … Continue reading

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Revealing Cape Town in Real-Time

A big Cape Town reveal live from South Africa! October 17 – Live webcast and launch of Cape Town marketing campaign  @CapeTownTourism #cttagm2011 Video Highlights Chairman’s Report by Ian Bartes, Chairman of the Cape Town Tourism Board An overview of the … Continue reading

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The Future

Earlier this year I gave a presentation in South Africa that turned out be surprisingly popular, We Suck @ Collaboration (23,000 views and counting on Slideshare!). The title was given to me by Kurt Ackermann and I loved the high … Continue reading

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alligators

It is hard to remember that your original intention was to drain the swamp when you’re up to your ass in alligators.

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Status Report and Heaps of Questions about Indigenous and Aboriginal Tourism

For the past few years I’ve had the pleasure of conducting/hosting/motivating the Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award  and what strikes me is how different indigenous tourism experiences are around the globe. There are intimate group tours and large-scale shows. … Continue reading

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Muertos

On November 1 and 2 the spirits of the Dead return to Oaxaca. Details

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October 16 is World Food Day

Knowing the story of the food on your plate adds to the pleasure of eating and connects you to the world which reminds me … World Food Day is Sunday, October 16. Here are some ideas of how to get … Continue reading

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