Monthly Archives: February 2014

CV

Really, you want my CV? Here’s my Curriculum Vitae Ron Mader's Curriculum Vitae from ron mader More on the wiki

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How do you translate ‘tweet in your mother language’?

Language, like food, is an excellent entry into another culture. For those seeking rewarding experiences while traveling, paying attention to the local lingo is rewarding. Prepare ahead of time by listening to regional podcasts and internet radio, reading local blogs and … Continue reading

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World Parks: Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Reminder: If you visit a national park or recreation area, snap a few photos and share them in our World Parks Group on Flickr. Presenting the Lake Mead National Recreation Area outside of Las Vegas. Spring Flowers at Lake Mead, … Continue reading

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Responsible Travel Week 2014: Friday

Responsible Travel Week Day #5. Today’s challenge: Be empathetic. While it makes sense to talk about what we love in travel and tourism, maybe our focus ought to be on empathy. What is empathy? I love this definition from Roman Krznaric’s Empathy Library: … Continue reading

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Responsible Travel Week 2014: Thursday

Responsible Travel Week Day #4. Today’s challenge:Be curious. Curiosity is the desire to learn about anything. It’s giving free range to inquisitiveness. I find it curious that many colleagues in tourism are frankly not that curious. Officials and tour providers alike … Continue reading

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Responsible Travel Week 2014: Wednesday

Responsible Travel Week Day #3. Today’s challenge: Be attentive. Attention is focusing consciousness and taking notice. Let’s face it. There’s plenty of greenwash and misdirection in the world. We bemoan low attention spans and think there’s not much we can do about it. If responsible … Continue reading

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Responsible Travel Week 2014: Tuesday

Day #2. Today’s challenge: Be generous. Generosity is the freedom from meanness or smallness of mind or character. During last month’s Storytelling on the Social Web Hangout, Ethan Gelber made the case that we should hear more about other people than one’s own … Continue reading

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Responsible Travel Week 2014: Monday

Responsible Travel Week Day #1. Today’s challenge: Be creative. Creativity is the ability to transcend tradition and to create meaningful new works. Chances are good there are examples of innovative tourism options – museums, markets, parks— where you live. Please show us stokes your … Continue reading

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Recommending Responsible Travel Week

After such a stimulating dialogue about what constitutes Influence on the Social Web, I am overwhelmed by the kindness and respect shown by colleagues. Many thanks to friends for their recommendations of Responsible Travel Week. What a wonderful way to … Continue reading

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Responsible Travel Week Questions and Answers

2014 Responsible Travel Week, February 10-16, allows us to reflect on some of the reasons we believe in online conferences and promote hybrid events that connect gatherings in the natural world and online. Hashtag: #rtweek14 What is Responsible Travel? Responsible travel is treating … Continue reading

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