Tag Archives: social web

Ireland on the Web

Brand new Ireland on the Web Ireland on the Web from ron mader More Ireland on the Wiki

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January 2015! This month’s calendar features Zion National Park. Go wild! We’re celebrating parks and protected areas in 2015 with the creation of a calendar archived on Flickr. We’re remixing photos from the parks’ official Flickr accounts and using only … Continue reading

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Professional Journey

Kudos to LinkedIn for making it easier than ever to recycle info as Slideshare eye candy! Professional Journey – Ron Mader from ron mader

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Responsible Travel Week 2014: Wednesday

Responsible Travel Week Day #3. Today’s challenge: Be attentive. Attention is focusing consciousness and taking notice. Let’s face it. There’s plenty of greenwash and misdirection in the world. We bemoan low attention spans and think there’s not much we can do about it. If responsible … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Woes

Long story short, a colleague asked if we could write each other’s articles on Wikipedia. I refused and called the practice unethical. Here’s the reply: I have never been accused before of being “unethical”, so this coming from a person … Continue reading

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How well do cities use the social web?

Cities need the human voice to articulate stories about sustainable practices and responsible travel. At its best, these are face-to-face encounters which are often supplemented by the social web. We’re able to meetup if we have contact via our smartphones and digital devices. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Hangout: Travel Labels and Certification

Here’s my view – some certification programs are helpful, but others are being outclassed by the social web. Far too much effort has gone into creating programs for certification instead of sustainable practices themselves. Most tourism certification efforts are far from … Continue reading

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