Share the love during responsible travel week

#please #share #love A few dozen participants from around the world are sharing their love of responsible travel in an ongoing online conversation. 2017 is the ninth year for Responsible Travel Week and Planeta.com‘s 18th year of innovative conferencing. Participation is free and Pay What You Want (PWYW). Registration for Responsible Travel Week is open. …

Las Vegas Strong #VegasStrong

Poster Las Vegas – October 1, 2017 marked the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. Other outlets have more details of the attack, and we are keeping an eye on developments and the responses to this tragedy. The toll from the attack: 58 people killed, 527 people injured. Las Vegas is a city built on …

Sharing Cultures on the Social Web (2017)

Photo: Mantis, Downtown Las Vegas Planeta.com’s director Ron Mader presented four workshop sessions under the rubric of Sharing Cultures on the Social Web, introducing examples from around the world of cultural conservation using the social web at the Native Innovation Educational Technology Conference (June 2017). What does the title allude? Sharing in terms of generosity …

Source

Photo: Tatters, Purling Brook Falls Source = a place, person, or thing from which something comes or can be obtained Examples Google News – Planeta.com Planeta.com Open Educational Resources Source: Planeta.com (2018) Sustainable Sources

Hurricane Maria 2017

Photo: NASA Marshall, Maria Intensifies Wikipedia: Hurricane Maria is regarded as being the worst natural disaster on record to affect Dominica and Puerto Rico and the deadliest Atlantic hurricane since Hurricane Jeanne in 2004. The tenth-most intense Atlantic hurricane on record and the most intense tropical cyclone worldwide of 2017, Maria was the thirteenth named …

Guidelines for tourism partnerships and concessions for protected areas (2017)

Cover Recommended Reading: Guidelines for tourism partnerships and concessions for protected areas: Generating sustainable revenues for conservation and development. Report to the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity and IUCN, 2017. Authors: Anna Spenceley, Sue Snyman, Paul Eagles Launch of a new TAPAS Group publication at the UNWTO General Assembly Thursday, September 14, 5pm in …

US/ICOMOS 2017 Annual Report

Just in time for World Heritage Day, US ICOMOS has released its annual report of accomplishments in 2017. Key Links http://www.usicomos.org http://www.usicomos.org/see-what-we-accomplished-together-in-2017/ http://www.usicomos.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/USICOMOS_2017AnnualReport_Web.pdf https://twitter.com/usicomos Tweets by usicomos Excerpt: Advocacy Because of the wide range of challenges and disruptions taking place to effective heritage conservation in the US in 2017, US/ICOMOS has found it necessary to …

Milkshake Duck

Buzzwords Milkshake Duck = A person who is initially viewed positively by the media but is then discovered to have something questionable about them Macquarie Dictionary As fans of Word of the Year declarations, we are indebted to the Macquarie Dictionary not only for summing up 2017 but setting in motion a critical awareness for the …