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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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Questions for the Congress of the World Heritage Cities Organization

November 19-22 the city of Oaxaca de Juárez hosts the Congress of the World Heritage Cities Organization. We’d like to focus attention under the umbrella of ‘Responsible Travel‘ asking the following questions: What do we – as locals and visitors … Continue reading

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How well do cities use the social web?

Cities need the human voice to articulate stories about sustainable practices and responsible travel. At its best, these are face-to-face encounters which are often supplemented by the social web. We’re able to meetup if we have contact via our smartphones and digital devices. … Continue reading

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What does responsible travel look like?

What does responsible travel look like? I guess we could say the same for ecotourism or local travel or conscious tourism: what does it look like? The following posters were made for this year’s Responsible Tourism Week and can be … Continue reading

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