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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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