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Calling for responsible travel in 2012 #rtyear2012

As we wrapped up Responsible Tourism Week, there was a request that we continue the conversation going. After some back and forth tweets, we agreed to use #rtyear2012 as a communal hashtag to ask questions, post news and generally discuss all that … Continue reading

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Responsible Tourism Week: Day #6

We’re winding down Responsible Tourism Week with a photo safari in Mossel Bay, South Africa and a mezcal tasting in Oaxaca, Mexico. For those not in Oaxaca, I can honestly say that I wish you were here! This is a … Continue reading

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Responsible Tourism Week: Day #5

Day #5 of Responsible Tourism Week is here. Have a look or a listen to the tweets. I spent most of the day in rural Oaxaca with Fundación En Via on their microfinance tour. My high expectations were exceded. The … Continue reading

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Responsible Tourism Week: Day #4

Day #4 of Responsible Tourism Week and today’s focal point are the parks and protected areas around the world. Have a look or a listen to the tweets. Yesterday we focused on collaboration and wikis. This brought out the best … Continue reading

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Responsible Tourism Week: Day #3

Day #3 of Responsible Tourism Week. Have a look or a listen to the tweets. Yesterday we asked how to encourage and evaluate local input in tourism. There was an engaging Q&A on Facebook courtesy of Fundación en Via and … Continue reading

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Responsible Tourism Week: Day #2

Day #2 of Responsible Tourism Week. Happy Valentine’s Day! Have a look or a listen to the tweets. Today’s social media challenge expands on yesterday’s checklist: Be generous and write a testimonial for someone. Talk up someone else’s business. Add … Continue reading

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Responsible Tourism Week: Day #1

Responsible Tourism Week has begun! Many thanks to the early adopters, friends in Cape Town, South Africa who organized a Pecha Kucha today as well friends in Mossel Bay who announced a local photo safari on Saturday. We also received … Continue reading

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Responsible Tourism Week: Video Introductions Please

Responsible Tourism Week (February 13-19) is a free unconference exploring down-to-earth applications of noble concepts including responsible tourism, conscious travel, the local travel movement and ecotourism with effective and inexpensive social media and local events in Oaxaca, Mexico, London, England and Cape Town, South Africa. Video introductions are welcome!

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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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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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