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Improving our communication about parks and tourism

For the past few years I have the director of communications for the IUCN WCPA Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group (TAPAS). It’s election time and my quandary is how to engage TAPAS members (and voters before August 30). A … Continue reading

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#PlanetaTalks Hangout: 2016 Preview

Join us Monday, February 22 for a #PlanetaTalks Hangout. We preview upcoming travel and conservation events and talk up the conscious, eco, responsible and fun tourism connections in 2016. Guests: Glenn Jampol, tk Starting Time: 830am Las Vegas, 1030am San … Continue reading

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October 29: Four Keys to Enhancing Protected Area Manager Performance

This Week’s Hangout/Webinar: Oct 29 Four Keys to Enhancing Protected Area Manager Performance Planeta Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/parks http://planeta.wikispaces.com/tapas

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Koedoe Hangout

Hangout with us on October 22 as we discuss the publication of the new Koedoe issue on Tourism and Protected Areas. The conversation takes place on Google+. Some background: Tourism and visitation is a dominant commercial use of protected areas, … Continue reading

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Parks Inspiring Solutions Hangout (June 2014)

Tourism in parks and protected areas can be a boon to local conservation efforts or it can afflict biodiversity conservation and environmental management. Many travelers find meaningful encounters with nature in protected areas, but these wilderness fans are often at … Continue reading

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July 17 Inaugural Google+ Hangout: Travel in Parks and Protected Areas

On Wednesday, June 17 join us for a lively, unscripted conversation about travel in parks and protected areas around the world. Join the hangout on Google+. Starting time 9am CDT We’ll preview the 2014 World Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia and ask: what can we expect from this … Continue reading

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Parks and Tourism Webinar 2012

We had so much fun last year, we’re doing it again! Our Parks and Tourism Webinar takes place online in August and September. Objective: Developing digital literacy and information sharing among managers, consultants and providers of tourism services in parks and protected areas. … Continue reading

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