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Las Vegas State of the City Address #lvsoc15

Las Vegas priorities in 2015: Major league sports, medical tourism and creating new reasons to head downtown January 8, 5pm Pacific Las Vegas State of the City Address @CityOfLasVegas @mayoroflasvegas Hashtag: #lvsoc15 http://kclv.tv/live https://storify.com/ronmader/lvsoc15 Advertisements

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Flashback: Guadalajara Workshop (2006)

My last trip to Guadalajara, Mexico was in 2006 when I led a short course on how to make the most of the social web for the managers of Bosque La Primavera, a ginormous park outside the city. Attending were … 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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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 in Durban? #Indaba2013

This week Durban, South Africa hosts the annual Indaba Tourism Conference, hashtag #indaba2013 on Twitter and Google+. I haven’t attended for two years, but I am fascinated by this city. Have you seen Doung’s Durban City Walk? On Monday I’ll … Continue reading

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Responsible Travel Week Day 5: Be Curious #rtweek2013

Responsible Travel Week, Day #5: Friday, February 15 2013 is the fifth year for Responsible Travel Week (February 11-17) and Planeta.com’s 13th year of innovative conferencing. We expect our global conversation to take a great leap forward thanks to inspired participation. All this week we’ve … Continue reading

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Build a Greener Block

Brilliant idea! I have just made my pledge. I would love to see photos and videos of this in action. It ticks all the right boxes for me as a way of creating an innovative and engaging community-building event. Talk … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Announcements, cities, collaboration, conservation, crafts, events, fun, green, innovation, inspire, local, markets, usa, Web 2.0 in Action | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments