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September 27 is World Tourism Day #wtd2015

The United Nations created World Tourism Day (September 27) in 1979 to increase awareness of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic values. World Tourism Day is hosted by the UNWTO . Planeta.com has celebrated World … Continue reading

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Our calendar for September 2015 features a photo of environmental education from Mount Rainer National Park. September is mes de la patria in Mexico, biodiversity month in Australia and tourism month in South Africa. Mark your calendar! September 8 is International Literacy … Continue reading

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Ecuador Month 2015

April 2015 is Ecuador Month on Planeta.com (Poster) We love Ecuador! Each day in April we are going to spotlight a place in Ecuador. Suggestions are welcome as we compile a list of online sites where with our favorite Ecuador … Continue reading

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Do you love Quito, too? = ¿Quieres Quito También?

Feliz cumpleaños. Happy Birthday, Quito! One of my favorite cities in the world, Quito, Ecuador is celebrating the anniversary of its founding today. My first visit coincided with this holiday, so it has special significance. To enjoy the satisfaction and … Continue reading

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What are your plans for World Tourism Day (Friday, September 27)?

UNWTO hosts World Tourism Day on September 27. What are your plans? Comments welcome below and in our Flickr discussion. Breaking: Official host of the 2014 WTD celebration: México. 2013’s World Tourism Day is held under the theme “Tourism and Water – Protecting Our Common … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Flickrverse

Nevermind the doomsday news .. and I’m not talking about the Maya in which I case I’d say ‘nevermind the doomsday news’ but that’s another story. There’s a good chance that Flickr will survive and thrive in 2013. If you have been away, … Continue reading

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Oaxaca Fertíl is a new independent organization creating awareness for the flora and fauna in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. Through hands on tree pruning workshops, art shows, public conferences and slow walks, Oaxaca Fertíl aims to enlighten locals and visitors and mainstream biodiversity. … Continue reading

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