Category Archives: tourism

Questions for this year’s #StateOfVegas

//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js I covered the 2015 State of Las Vegas on my blog. It was a lot of fun to watch (and read the live tweets) and this year’s address should be a great way to catch up on what’s happening … Continue reading

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Locals and Visitors

Engaging travel: it’s all about connecting locals and visitors. //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

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Weaving the Web (Tejiendo el web): Luis Lazo Mendoza, Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca

Translating: Can tourism promotion be crowdsourced? My view: tourism promotion is catalyzed by the ever curious crowd. Marketing geniuses and tourism officials know something has changed. The source for our tips come from good friends AND passionate if not highly opinionated strangers, … Continue reading

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Vaquero: Check out the sculpture by Luis Jimenez in Las Vegas #urbanhikes

Want to get off the beaten path in Las Vegas? Curiously, my top recommendation is to go most visited place of all – the McCarran Airport. See if you can find the fiberglass Vaquero Statue by sculptor Luis Alfonso Jiménez, … Continue reading

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Viva Las Vegas

Happy birthday, me! Many, many thanks for the likes and shares and hearts and heartfelt messages.Thanks everyone for the good will.  I’m celebrating in Las Vegas all week long. I’ll be editing a collection of favorite pics and tweets on this … Continue reading

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2015 Responsible Tourism Day Hangout

Planeta.com is hosting an online hangout to celebrate Responsible Tourism Day. November 5 Responsible Tourism Day Hangout Starting Time: Thursday, November 5: 12pm Las Vegas, 2pm Minneapolis USA/San José Costa Rica, 3pm NYC/Quito, 8pm London, 9pm Kiruna, 10pm Cape Town Yes @Ruukel … Continue reading

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Get Outdoors Nevada

Kudos to the organizers of this weekend’s Get Outdoors Nevada celebration at Sunset Park in Las Vegas. So many good people, such a a fun, family-friendly event at a beautiful city park with great viewing of the incoming and outgoing … Continue reading

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Recapping Australia’s Wildlife Tourism 2015 Conference

Our upcoming hangout recaps the recent Wildlife Tourism Conference hosted by Wildlife Tourism Australia. Starting time: Tuesday, Oct 20: 930am Brisbane, 1030am Sydney and Monday, Oct 19: 430pm Las Vegas, 730pm NYC The conversation will be streamed live on YouTube … Continue reading

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Conservation Campus Proposal: Making the Most of the Social Web

For those familiar with my 20+ years of online tourism/conservation work, this is simply another step forward on the same path — getting other people together and checking on how they are using today’s technology as a means of getting … Continue reading

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Commemorating Indigenous Peoples Day

Why not celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day in lieu of Columbus Day? USA Today reports that more cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day.  The roots of rethinking the holiday go back several decades. Rethinking Columbus, the seminal educational report, was … Continue reading

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