Upsell

Verbs Upsell = Sales technique where a seller invites the customer to purchase more expensive items, upgrades, or other add-ons to generate more revenue. While it usually involves marketing more profitable services or products, it can be simply exposing the customer to other options that were perhaps not considered. Wikipedia Planeta

Gallup = Naʼnízhoozhí

Photo: Ernest John Mural (Some rights reserved) Gallup (Naʼnízhoozhí) was founded in 1881 as a railhead for the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad, and named after David Gallup, a paymaster for the railroad. This WeekCreated in 1921, the Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial – gallupintertribalceremonial.com – is the longest-running, Native American Art Show in the country. The …

Land Art

Photo: CSP67, Jetty (Some rights reserved) Land art = a genre of sculpture that involves moving earth to create a large-scale immersive experience for viewers. HeadlinesSean J Patrick Carney on Land art and American entropy Embedded Tweets WikipediaLand art Places Planeta.com

Vegas Eastside

Photo: Sam Boyd Stadium (Some rights reserved) UNLV: The Eastside is the area of the valley from east of Las Vegas Boulevard to the neighborhoods that run parallel to Bonanza, right up to where the city kisses Sunrise Mountain. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/KHn9jJdk6ov9quMQ9 Our Future East Las Vegaslasvegasnevada.govktnv.com Elsewheretrulia.comnextdoor.com WikipediaWhitney, Nevada Planeta

August 1 is Marine Protected Areas Day in South Africa

Photo: Flow Communications, Kynsna (Some rights reserved) August 1 is Marine Protected Areas Day – marineprotectedareas.org.za/mpa-day – in South Africa. Hashtag: #MPADay Key Linksmarineprotectedareas.org.zaexplore Backgroundmarineprotectedareas.org.za: A Marine Protected Area (MPA) is an area of coastline or ocean that is specially protected for the benefit of people and nature. MPAs help manage part of the marine …

International Decade of Ecosystem Restoration

Logo The United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030) challenges everyone to massively scale up restoration efforts that breathe new life into our degraded ecosystems. Also see: Ecosystem restoration Key Linksonebigrobot.com/IUCNdecadeonrestoration.orgiucn.org – international decades Questions What are the relevant hashtags? What are the connections among the Decade on Ecosystem Restoration and the Decade of Indigenous …

Defending the Tourists

Photo: Julian, Laredo Sign (Some rights reserved) From the archives, early 00s All too often, travelers are taken for granted. Tourist or traveler — does it matter which term is used? My current favorite term is the neutral ‘visitor.’ Chances are that during any trip, the visitor (by any name) has an opportunity to play …

Guelaguetza 2022

Posters = Carteles (Some rights reserved) Guelaguetza is one of the world’s most vibrant festivals and takes place every year in Oaxaca, Mexico. The past two years have been virtual due to COVID19. 2022 becomes an in-person and hybrid event again. Dates: July 25 and August 1. = La Guelaguetza es una de las fiestas …