Monthly Archives: June 2012

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From Canada Day to Bastille Day and the Guelaguetza, we highlight events in July 2012. Throw in some green drinks and the 4th of July and we have a global party. Digital literacy and digital inclusion are the talking points … Continue reading

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How to prepare for Indigenous Peoples Week, August 6-12

For the 4th year in a row Planeta.com is hosting an event focusing on indigenous peoples and tourism around the world. We have partnered with friends and colleagues from the Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award to create the second … Continue reading

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Solar Celebration in Nevada

How to celebrate the Summer Solstice? In southern Nevada there was the first annual Solar Celebration in Henderson (just outside Las Vegas). It was a superb first-time event with great networking, exhibits and talks from local leaders. Kudos to the … Continue reading

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RTD6 and The Failure of Old School Events

@ronmaderRon do you have any comments on the issues? The presentations will all go on line. Live streaming not possible — Harold Goodwin (@goodwinhj) June 19, 2012 Let me say it: The 2012 Responsible Tourism in Destinations Conference, aka #RTD6 … Continue reading

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Rio Plus 20

This week in Brazil: the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, aka Rio+20 Questions To what degree is the event green? To the degree are travel and tourism discussed or manifested in the event? What are the linkages between Rio+20 and September’s World Conservation … Continue reading

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People and Parks: The Role of New Technologies

Recommended Reading! Far too often I scan the web and download reports about parks and tourism with the same old frustration that they are conceptual in nature and do not address contemporary issues. This report is different. It’s a concise … Continue reading

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No Animals Were Harmed During this Safari: World Environment Day in Oaxaca, Mexico #WED2012 #WEDChallenge

One more sleep and I’ll be Waking Up in the Green Economy. World Environment Day is tomorrow (June 5) and to celebrate in Oaxaca, we held our photo safari. This year’s attractions included trees sculpted in various animal forms, including the … Continue reading

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