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RTD6 and The Failure of Old School Events

@ronmaderRon do you have any comments on the issues? The presentations will all go on line. Live streaming not possible — Harold Goodwin (@goodwinhj) June 19, 2012 Let me say it: The 2012 Responsible Tourism in Destinations Conference, aka #RTD6 … Continue reading

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Rio Plus 20

This week in Brazil: the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, aka Rio+20 Questions To what degree is the event green? To the degree are travel and tourism discussed or manifested in the event? What are the linkages between Rio+20 and September’s World Conservation … Continue reading

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06.2012

From World Environment Day to Matariki, here’s our calendar for June 2012 with links to Father’s Day and the Solstice. Free calendar features a clay mermaid made by friends in Oaxaca. June 5 World Environment Day. Tip: Check out World Environment Day on Flickr … Continue reading

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Engaging New Zealand and South Africa: #TRENZ2012 vs #Indaba2012

Tourism trade conferences this month include Trenz (May 7-10 in New Zealand) and Indaba (May 12-15 in South Africa). Its that time of the year again! #Indaba2012 — SouthAfrican Tourism (@GoToSouthAfrica) May 3, 2012 If you’re heading to #TRENZ2012 don’t forget to follow us for the … Continue reading

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I Know Where I’m Going

Livestreaming conference today and tomorrow uncovers the stories from World Heritage Sites … literally and with remote access! November 23-24 Edinburgh, Scotland, I Know where I’m Going Hashtag: #ikwig Video: http://www.mediascot.org/beyongolia At a time of economic crisis and environmental threat, countries everywhere … Continue reading

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Inspiring Change Gathering in Cape Town

Cape Town again inspires this year as host of the Inspiring Change Gathering which explores creative ways to take on climate change. With COP17/CMP7 hosted in Durban in just a few weeks, these critical issues are in the spotlight around the globe. Kudos to … Continue reading

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What is your dream come true for World Travel Market?

A couple of days ago Catherine Mack posed a great question on Twitter: What is your dream come true for #WTM2012? Those in the know know that #wtm stands for World Travel Market, a ginormous annual travel trade event in London. … Continue reading

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Beyond Clicktivism: 24 Hours of Reality

Kudos to @algore and friends hosting an innovative 24-hour livestreaming videofest from around the world. Live streaming – like free wi-fi – is a must at events. Those not in the room would like to be able to see or … Continue reading

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streaming has become a torrent

Live streaming = Transferring data such that it can be processed as a steady and continuous stream (Future Tense) Live streaming – like free wi-fi – is a must at tourism and conservation events. You could say it’s becoming a … Continue reading

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South Africa Road Trip

High expectations for the trip to South Africa were exceeded on the ground. I don’t say this lightly: the trip set a new benchmark for interaction. I loved the way the Indaba Conference started off with a groundbreaking Responsible Tourism … Continue reading

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