The Value of Collaboration

Photo: Postcards from Oaxaca Collaboration = the action of working with someone to produce or create something EssayLack of collaboration is a proverbial stone in the road for those developing ‘sustainable’ tourism. Many tourism players are aware that improving collaboration is a worthy objective, yet they feel stymied by how to put practice into action. We …

Impact of COVID19 on Tourism

Photo: Ferguson’s, Downtown Las Vegas Spotlight on the impact of COVID19 on travel and tourism with a spotlight on upcoming events and webinars: HeadlinesA Proclamation on Advancing the Safe Resumption of Global Travel During the COVID-⁠19 Pandemic – White HouseTougher Hawaii travel restrictions possible as COVID-19 surge continues – Star Advertiser‘No one comes here any more’: …

New York City Parks

Photo: Brian Godfrey, High Line Meadow HeadlinesAn Interview With New York Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver, FAICP Key Linksnycgovparks.org – @NYCParksFlickr Central Park Fort Washington Governors Islandgovisland.comGovernors Island Is Now Open 365 Days A Year, As It Should Be Perlham [email protected] UnisphereWikipedia Highlightshttp://elgl.org/2016/05/06/podcast-parks-and-planning-with-nyc-commissioner-mitchell-silver/https://twitter.com/mitchell_silverhttps://twitter.com/elgl50 Highlinehttp://www.thehighline.org – @highlinenycwww.famtripper.com/reviews/high-line-park-new-york-city-travel-reviewhttp://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-10-31/the-high-line2c-new-york-city/5060912http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/07/arts/design/fall-arts-preview-unruly-final-section-of-high-line-to-open.htmlhttp://www.thenatureofcities.com/2016/07/18/the-high-line-foreseen-unforeseen Lowlinehttp://thelowline.orghttp://boingboing.net/2016/10/07/lowline.html Queens Botanical Gardenqueensbotanical.org – @queensbotanicl Birding Brooklyn Bird Club: …

Auckland (Tāmaki Makaurau) Climate Festival

Poster Auckland/Tāmaki Makaurau – For the rest of October we spotlight the work of the Auckland Climate Festival — acf21.co.nz — an open platform created to celebrate and accelerate climate action. Hashtag: #ACF21 The inaugural festival kicked off October 12 with a free and public launch online coinciding with the Harbour Bridge being lit up …

Socialising Tourism

Book Cover Socialising Tourism = A reorientation of travel and tourism based on the rights and interests of local communities and local peoples Also see:Social License Key Linkstaylorfrancis.comroutledge.comIntroduction (PDF) November WebinarDetails to come Amazon.comAs an Amazon Associate, Planeta.com earns a commission from qualifying purchases: Elsewhere on the WebWhy we need to think about “socialising tourism” …

Minneapolis-St Paul Links

Flags: Minneapolis and St. Paul What would locals like others know about Minneapolis–Saint Paul? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Parksminneapolisparks.org – parks and lakes – @mplsparkboardstpaul.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation/parks – @cityofsaintpaullovemplsparks.org – @LoveMplsParks Father Hennepin Bluffs Park HeadlinesMinneapolis’ newest park is like a front porch on the Mississippi RiverAt Minneapolis museum, a tiny doll provokes …

Scotland’s UNESCO National Trail

Screenshot Scotland – New in 2021, Scotland’s UNESCO Trail – visitscotland.com/unesco-trail – links the country’s UNESCO sites, connecting natural and cultural heritage. Key Linksvisitscotland.com/unesco-trailToolkit Places The Galloway & Southern Ayrshire Unesco biosphere @ScotBiosphere Wester Ross Unesco biosphere Dundee Unesco City of Design @DesignDundee Edinburgh Unesco City of Literature Glasgow Unesco City of Music Shetland Unesco …