Responsible Tourism Week (February 13-19) was bigger and
better than ever. Participants in this third year of week-long
unconferencing shared more news, presentations and asked more
questions than in years past.
"People finally started understanding the hashtag,"
said event organizer Ron Mader.
As we wrapped up 2012
Responsible Tourism Week, there was a request that we continue
the conversation with a new hashtag.
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 constitutes responsible
The objective of the hashtag #rtyear2012
is to document what corresponds to responsible travel. It is
not officially tied to any particular event or institution.
an eye on Storify!
Storify is a social web site that encourages curation.
In this case I've curated a Responsible
Tourism Year Storify. Suggestions are welcome.
Looking ahead the dates for 2013 Responsible Travel Week are February 11-17.