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 …

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 …

Te Matatini

Buzzwords Held every two years Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival celebrates the cultural dance of the Māori people of New Zealand. Over four days audiences experience the best kapa haka in the world, taste Māori food (kai) and local delicacies and shop for Māori arts and crafts. Eden Park hosts the event in 2021. The …

Climate Heritage Network Launch

Poster The Climate Heritage Network Global Launch was a two-day program (October 24-25) devoted to urgently mobilizing the cultural heritage sector for climate action across the globe. The program served as a key catalyst for accelerating the ambition of culture and heritage actors to help the communities they work in to deliver on ambitions of …

10th Anniversary of the Responsible Tourism Conference in Belize

Poster Some background. The third International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations took place in Belmopan, Belize October 19-23, 2009. In October 2019 Planeta.com revisits the event by checking in with organizers and participants. Questions Who are the active players in responsible travel in Belize today? What are the relevant web links? Does anyone have …

Nethui 2019

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – 2019’s Nethui – nethui.org.nz – takes place in Wellington October 3-4. Focal points this year: safety, well-being, and inclusion. Hashtag: #nethui Tagline: New Zealand’s favourite Internet gathering. Planeta.com is updating this page with links to videos, resources mentioned at the event, and our popular collection of buzzwords, some wonky, some …

PastForward 2019

Poster October 10-12 Denver, Colorado hosts this year’s PastForward 2019 Conference organized by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Hashtag: #PastForward19 Key Links Conference 2019 Program Youtube Facebook – Event Page Livestream @SavingPlaces Questions Is there a directory of participants? Are presentations and resources available online? Is there live and recorded video? (Some, yes!) Does …

Northern Sustainable Development Forum 2019

Poster Yakutsk, Russia – The Northern Sustainable Development Forum takes place September 24-28, 2019. Hashtag: (?). Key Links https://www.facebook.com/nsdf.ru https://www.northernforum.org/en/news/533-northern-sustainable-development-forum https://www.ltandc.org/event/northern-sustainable-development-forum-ecotourism-and-protected-area-roundtable-yakutsk-siberia/ https://www.ltandc.org/event/northern-forum-conference-in-yakutzk/?instance_id=199 Questions What hashtags are relevant to the event? Will the forum have live and recorded video? Are any presentations or referenced publications / resources online? How can remote participants pay attention to the …

Responsible Travel Week 2019

Poster: #7MagicMountains Please speak with Planeta.com host Ron Mader if you would like to participate in this global conversation. Volunteers requested for testing our video chats, first privately and then publicly. Announcement 2019 was Planeta.com‘s 21st year of innovative, community-driven, online conferencing. We invited friends to join our free, week-long conversation, Responsible Travel Week, February …