Responsible Travel Week 2021

Poster Good news! Responsible Travel Week 2021 will take place February 8-14, so if you would like to contribute, please message / tweet / speak with Planeta.com’s Ron Mader. Volunteers requested for testing our video and audio chats. InvitationPlaneta.com invites friends to join our free, week-long conversation, Responsible Travel Week, February 8-14, 2021. Hashtag: #rtweek21. …

First Friday, Las Vegas

Logo Las Vegas hosts First Friday … the first Friday every month. Hashtag: #FirstFridayLV History: The event debuted in October 2002 and has more than its fair share of ups and downs. Sometimes a gathering is large and rambunctious. Sometimes it’s just a quiet night where people are unsure of where the party is. There are more food …

World Tourism Day

Poster The United Nations created World Tourism Day (September 27) in 1979 to increase awareness of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic values. World Tourism Day is hosted by the UNWTO. Planeta.com has celebrated World Tourism Day for nearly 30 years! We applaud the work of friends in the hospitality …

How is your conference green?

Roofdog All events can be more eco, more effective, more inclusive, and more fun. The most compelling events offer engaged networking and opportunities to be inspired and to be inspiring to others. We advocate events that are more interactive and engaging than a series of monologues in which the audience is seated in rows. Evolving …

Heritage Week in Ireland

Logo Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week the last week of August. 2020 dates: August 15-23. Hashtag: #HeritageWeek About the eventNational and local community organizations participate by organizing events throughout the country. Many of the events that take place during the week are free highlight the abundance of great work that is carried out in …

May 22 is Biodiversity Day

Photo: Ron Mader, Oaxaca Tree Planting May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity (Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica) hosted by the Convention on Biological Diversity. Hashtags: #IDB2020, #BioDiversityDay Facebook: UNBiodiversity 2020 Planeta.com celebrates Diversity Days and seeks to explore the connections between the social and natural worlds. We are adding to our …

World Environment Day

Poster June 5 is World Environment Day. Planeta.com celebrates by hosting conversations on the social web that bring attention to environmental concerns and by revisiting the winners of the Colibri Ecotourism Award. Key Links worldenvironmentday.global Facebook @UNEnvironment Questions = Preguntas What is the theme of 2021’s World Environment Day? Hashtags? How do we improve understanding …

What are your plans for Earth Day?

Poster: Roofdog Earth Day (April 22) has proved extremely popular in the United States and around the world. Let us know your plans. Hashtag: #EarthDay Some history: Back in the early 1960s Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson introduced the idea of ‘Earth Day’ to then President John F Kennedy and has officially celebrated since 1972. 2020 Earth Day 2020 Earth …

Greening Events, Trade Shows, Festivals, and Fairs

Photo: Henderson, Nevada As the garden grows so does the gardener. – Garden Notebook Events offer opportunities to make new friends and acquaintances, tackle serious topics and walk the talk. Here are our guidelines in creating effective, green events. The following recommendations have been collected from good practices around the globe: Community Relations How well locals …