Indaba 2011

Photo Videos Doung Jahangeer, artist and architect and founder of Dala (www.dala.org.za), hosted delegates of the Responsible Tourism in Cities conference, Fri 6 May 2011, on his The City Walk, in Durban. The focus: the spaces inbetween, spaces of amnesia, marketplaces and order in perceived chaos. 2011 Durban City Walk Planeta.com Durban, South Africa South …

Responsible Tourism in Cities 2011

Poster On May 5, 2011 the Responsible Tourism in Cities Conference took place in Durban, South Africa at the start of the Indaba tourism conference. The event was presented by The City of Cape Town in partnership with Cape Town Tourism and South African Tourism. Media partners included Planeta.com. Key Linksyoutube.com/respCPT Welcome BackgroundAbout 100 delegates …

Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award

Photo: Sarah Henderson, Portland The Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award was a collaborative effort betweenPlaneta.com and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity/UNEP (CBD) The award is aimed at private tourism services, owned and operated by Indigenous and local communities embodying traditional lifestyles, and its main objectives are to motivate candidates to improve …

2010 Innovation Award Winner Ron Mader

Image: 2010 Winner Badge From the archives Planeta.com’s Ron Mader has been selected as the 2010 Innovation Award Winner and will receive the award at the closing reception of the ESTC 2010 Conference in Portland, Oregon. Said TIES’ Director of Communication Ayako Ezaki, “All of us on TIES team have been very impressed with your …

Workshop: Indigenous Biodiversity and Tourism on the Social Web (2010)

Poster InstructorRon Mader We created this resource page to include worksheets and exercises for the participants of the 2010 Biodiversity Workshop: New Information and Web-based Technologies. Happy #ThrowbackThursday Our workshop was taught in English with a smattering of Ayuuk, Maori, Sami, Zapotec, Swedish and Spanish. Bonus points for anyone who can say Eyjafjallajökull (Aye – …

Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award 2010

Poster Ron’s blogDay One: Indigenous Peoples Week 2016Global Workshop for Indigenous and Local Communities: Biodiversity, Tourism and the Social WebConversation with Willie GordonStatus Report (and Questions) about Indigenous and Aboriginal TourismIndigenous Peoples Week 2012 Elsewhere on the WebNews from New Zealand http://tinyurl.com/successwaateaAudio http://ipad.io/NPRBlogged http://tripwow.tripadvisor.com/tripwow/ta-009f-0328-c672 ITBW Playlist Media Release 2010 is the International Year of Biodiversity. …

Eyjafjallajökull

Photo: NASA, Ash plume from Eyjafjallajokull Volcano, Iceland May 8, 2010 Eyjafjallajökull Question: What part of Eyjafjallajökull don’t you understand? Featured video – Eyjafjallajökull “island mountain glacier” Eyjafjallajökull pronounced Aye – ya – fyah – dla – jow – kudl Videos Wikipedia Eyjafjallajokull Planeta.com Iceland Iceland Links Europe Links Volcanoes

After Wilma

Photo: Steve Bridger, After Wilma One of our favorite groups on Flickr is After Wilma — flickr.com/groups/afterwilma — created by Colibri Winner Steve Bridger to show recovery efforts after Hurricane Wilma (2005). Key Linksflickr.com/groups/afterwilmaDiscussBlogging a Crisis From the Flickr about page:Photos of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean (Riviera Maya) after Hurricane Wilma struck on 21 …

2009 Responsible Tourism Conference in Belize

Poster From the archives The third International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations took place in Belmopan, Belize October 19-23, 2009. 2019 Essay 10th Anniversary of the Responsible Tourism Conference in Belize Questions What are the relevant web links? Does anyone have memories or impressions of the conference? Who are the active players in responsible …

Oaxaca Markets: Pochote Arquitos (2003-2009)

Photo Oaxaca City, Oaxaca – Pochote Market began in November 2003 at the Pochote Cultural Center with the support of Oaxacan artist Francisco Toledo. The market moved several times in 2004 and returned to the Pochote in the fall. DichosCada dia quiero hacer las cosas mejor.Con calma nos amanece.No por mucho madrugar, amanece más temprano.Nos …