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. …

A Short History of Responsible Travel Week

Photo: Xochimilco Responsible Travel Week is our annual online unconference focusing on responsible travel. We launched RT Week in 2009 when the Responsible Tourism Conference in Belize was postponed due to the outbreak of H1N1. Since then we’ve moved the dates of RT Week to coincide with Valentine’s Day, prompting the tagline ‘Fall in love with …

Earth Day 2020

Photo: Seven Magic Mountains What are your plans for Earth Day? Hashtag: #EarthDay Earth Day (April 22) has proved extremely popular in the United States and around the world. Now that we are shut-ins or staying six feet (two meters) apart, #EarthDay #EarthDay2020 is more digital and global than ever. Planeta is updating our suggested …

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 GamesLearn how …

Photo Safari

Buzzwords Responsible TravelYou don’t have responsible travel without responsible travel photography. Respect the privacy of others. If they don’t want their photo taken, respect their wishes. You might lose the candid shot, but if you ask beforehand, you will earn respect and might have a wonderful conversation. Photo safaris are fun, free, inclusive events connecting …

Greening Events, Trade Shows, Conferences, Festivals, and Fairs

Photo: Bark in the Park, 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. Questions What will green events look like in 2021? Here are our guidelines in creating effective, green events. The following recommendations have been …

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 since 1995, a little late to the party but earlier than others. We …