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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01.2015

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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Marketing Responsible Travel in South Africa #MarketingSA

Today – Wednesday, May 15 – Planeta.com and This Tourism Week are teaming up to present practical social web tips to tourism pros in South Africa. The venue will be a conference on the South Coast hosted by Ugu South Cost Tourism. Martin Hatchuel of … 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

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Marketing Local: Social Web Tips for South Africa’s Tourism Pros

Wednesdays in April Details on Planeta.com, Planeta Wiki Marketing Local: Social Web Tips for South Africa’s Tourism Pros from ron mader  

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