Tag Archives: foursquare

How powerful is the influence of peer review travel sites?

‘How powerful is the influence of peer review travel sites?’ is the question for this week’s online hangout hosted on Google+ and livestreamed via YouTube. As a traveler, are you influenced by your friends’ comments, likes and shares? Do you … Continue reading

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Marketing Local: Geolocation and Social Web Tips #MarketingSA

Here’s the latest Marketing Local hangout with @thistourismweek, @localtravels, @alastairmck and yours truly @ronmader Buzzwords: Alebrije – Archive – Beta – Check In – Claim Your Place – Customize – Flow – Foursquare – Game – Gameification – Geocaching – Geography – Geolocation – Geotag – Google Earth – Google Maps – GPS – Idle Time – Ingress – Livestreaming – Local – Location – Maps – … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, events, local, tourism, Videos, Web 2.0 in Action | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

OaxacaFertil

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

Posted in 2012, biodiversity, collaboration, education, events, fun, innovation, inspire, slow, tourism, trees | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How do we celebrate responsible travel?

10 days until Responsible Tourism Week begins and there’s a surge of views on the Planeta Wiki which bodes well for an engaging discussion. What’s a surge? How about 5,000 views for the wiki page in January? This is Year … Continue reading

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Geolocation, Geolocation, Geolocation

Geolocation = Technological process of determining the real geographical location of an Internet user Grab your smart phone. Travel (and travel writing) will never be the same.

Posted in 2011, tourism, Web 2.0 in Action | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Green Drinks @ Oaxaca

Green Drinks in Oaxaca If you have a smartphone, bring it! We’re learning how to use Gowalla and Foursquare planeta.wikispaces.com/gowalla planeta.wikispaces.com/foursquare Now if we can make this a regular event! Cheers

Posted in 2011, Announcements, food, fun, mexico, Web 2.0 in Action | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment