Monthly Archives: July 2014

Parks Inspiring Solutions Hangout (July 2014)

Tourism in parks and protected areas can be a boon to local conservation efforts or it can afflict biodiversity conservation and environmental management. Many travelers find meaningful encounters with nature in protected areas, but these wilderness fans are often at … Continue reading

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Guelaguetza 2014

Oaxaca, Mexico – The Guelaguetza is one of Mexico’s most important festivals. Ask locals what ‘Guelaguetza’ means to them and there are a variety of answers. That should be expected. In Oaxaca everything has more than one name and anything that has … Continue reading

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Learn a Māori Word this Week #tekupu

2014 Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week) is July 21-27. This year’s theme is ‘Te Kupu o te Wiki’, or ‘The Word of the Week.’ ’Te Kupu o te Wiki’ will help New Zealanders to build their Māori vocabulary. … Continue reading

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Capturing the Uncapturable: Favorite Tweets from #NetHui

NetHui , New Zealand’s awesome Web conference, took place July 9-11 in Auckland. Next event: November 14-15 NetHui South in Christchurch. Details: http://2014-south.nethui.org.nz As a remote participant, I loved the fact that I could watch the plenary and breakout sessions. I’ve used NetHui … Continue reading

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Shaping Our Future for a New Generation: #NetHui

NetHui , New Zealand’s awesome Web conference, takes place July 9-11 in Auckland. Our view: NetHui sets the benchmark for engaging, inclusive, livestreaming events, particularly amenable to remote participants. NetHui brings together a variety of players – aka stakeholders – working at the forefront … Continue reading

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Today’s Virtual Tour of Quito, Ecuador

Today we held a Quito Travel Hangout with Enrique Cabanilla @ecabanilla and Patricio Gaybor @pgaybor. The highlight was a virtual tour of Quito’s official city tourism portal, http://www.quito.com.ec I’ve long found this particular website to be at the vanguard of showcasing practical and timely travel info. That … Continue reading

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