Monthly Archives: February 2012

Calling for responsible travel in 2012 #rtyear2012

As we wrapped up Responsible Tourism Week, there was a request that we continue the conversation going. After some back and forth tweets, we agreed to use #rtyear2012 as a communal hashtag to ask questions, post news and generally discuss all that … Continue reading

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Responsible Tourism Week: Day #7

Day #7 brings Responsible Tourism Week to a close. Have a look or a listen to the tweets. This is the final day of Responsible Tourism Week. In Oaxaca we are holding a photo safari at the UNESCO World Heritage … Continue reading

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Responsible Tourism Week: Day #6

We’re winding down Responsible Tourism Week with a photo safari in Mossel Bay, South Africa and a mezcal tasting in Oaxaca, Mexico. For those not in Oaxaca, I can honestly say that I wish you were here! This is a … Continue reading

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Responsible Tourism Week: Day #5

Day #5 of Responsible Tourism Week is here. Have a look or a listen to the tweets. I spent most of the day in rural Oaxaca with Fundación En Via on their microfinance tour. My high expectations were exceded. The … Continue reading

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Shorty Awards

With Responsible Tourism Week in full swing, I am pleasantly surprised and chuffed to see my work on Twitter has received a nomination for the Shorty Award. If my work resonates with you and you’d like to be supportive, you … Continue reading

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Responsible Tourism Week: Day #4

Day #4 of Responsible Tourism Week and today’s focal point are the parks and protected areas around the world. Have a look or a listen to the tweets. Yesterday we focused on collaboration and wikis. This brought out the best … Continue reading

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Responsible Tourism Week: Day #3

Day #3 of Responsible Tourism Week. Have a look or a listen to the tweets. Yesterday we asked how to encourage and evaluate local input in tourism. There was an engaging Q&A on Facebook courtesy of Fundación en Via and … Continue reading

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