Responsible Travel Week 2014

Poster Recapping Responsible Travel Week 2014 Slideshare Responsible Travel Week 2014 (February 10-16) #rtweek14 from ron mader Planeta.com Responsible Travel Week Engagement Engaging Events: Connecting the Virtual and Natural Worlds What is responsible travel? 02 • February • Februar

Responsible Travel Week 2015

Poster Recapping Responsible Travel Week 2015 Slideshare Responsible Travel Week: Feb 9-15, 2015 #rtweek15 from ron mader Planeta.com Responsible Travel Week Engagement Engaging Events: Connecting the Virtual and Natural Worlds What is responsible travel? 02 • February • Februar

Environmentally Sensitive Hotels (1997)

Photo: Hotel Xixim From the archives (1997) by Kimberly Moffitt and David Engeldrum As the new millennium fast approaches, a shift in consumer attitudes is forcing the hotel industry to re-evaluate the way it affects the environment. Recent studies indicate that more and more travelers are demanding that businesses practice environmental responsibility. In fact, the …

Sustainable Development of Ecotourism Web Conference Report (2002)

Photo: Ron at the Summit From the archives: 2002’s Sustainable Development of Ecotourism Web Conference Report Also available in Spanish and French Introduction Over the past two decades ecotourism activities have expanded rapidly and further growth is expected in the future. Recognizing its global importance, the United Nations designated the year 2002 as the International …

Evaluating the Impact of the International Year of Ecotourism: Anniversary Report (2007)

Logos In May 2007 Planeta.com conducted a survey to evaluate the development of ecotourism in the five years since the 2002 International Year of Ecotourism. Three dozen respondents have responded. The following are the results and key comments. BackgroundThe United Nations declared 2002 the “International Year of Ecotourism.” The declaration came as a result of …

Music for the Earth: Improving the Dialogue

Photo: Airport From the archives: Part of the Musica por la Tierra concert, the Encuentro Internacional por la Naturaleza took place May 18-26, 2006 in Huatulco, Mexico. Participants prepared a declaration about how responsible tourism can contribute to the protection of natural areas. Some of the most important and genuinely sustainable projects are extensive conversations …

Communication and Sustainable Tourism (2006)

Report Cover Excerpt: The need for governments to create and maintain websites with regularly updated information was stressed, as was the notion that websites should not serve just for tourism promotion purposes, but also to disseminate information on tourism policies and plans. There could be an award for National Tourism Boards websites that illustrate a …

Internet Travel Planner (2000)

Book cover From the archives (and this week’s used book sale at Henderson Public Libraries): Internet Travel Planner (2000), Globe Pequot Press. Twenty years later, what does it say about the way internet travel has matured? This is like finding a vintage Sear’s Catalog of what was available online in the late 90s / early …