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Locals and Visitors

Engaging travel: it’s all about connecting locals and visitors. //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js Advertisements

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September 27 is World Tourism Day #wtd2015

The United Nations created World Tourism Day (September 27) in 1979 to increase awareness of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic values. World Tourism Day is hosted by the UNWTO . Planeta.com has celebrated World … Continue reading

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May 4 Hangout: Responsible Travel Previews and Reviews

May 4 Hangout, 830am Las Vegas

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May 1 Hangout: Responsible Local Travel in the USA

In the past 20 years Planeta.com has focused on ecotourism and responsible travel around the world, perhaps not so much directly in the USA as I would like. One of the main audiences is based in the USA and interested … Continue reading

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#RTWeek15 Recap: A Work in Progress

Creating, facilitating and hosting a tentpole event such as Responsible Travel Week is the kind of early-year online workout I need. It’s asking myself the nerdy technical questions: Can I embed a video or photo? Can I make a playlist? … Continue reading

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Working on Empathy #rtweek15

Responsible Travel Week Day #5. Today’s challenge: Be empathetic. Empathy is intuitive, but is also something you can work on, intellectually. – Tim Minchin, Life Lessons Topical Discussion: Volunteering and Voluntolding In many ways, it’s much easier to be attentive, creative, … Continue reading

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Global Summit on #CityTourism

Apologies for the short notice, but tomorrow (Wedneday, December 10) the UNWTO hosts the #CityTourism Summit and will stream the event live from Barcelona, Spain. Anyone interested in transcribing highlights? If so, please help edit this Google Doc Key Links http://destination.unwto.org/event/3rd-global-summit-city-tourismContinue reading

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