Impact of COVID19 on Tourism

Photo: Ferguson’s, Downtown Las Vegas Spotlight on the impact of COVID19 on travel and tourism with a spotlight on upcoming events and webinars: HeadlinesTougher Hawaii travel restrictions possible as COVID-19 surge continues – Star Advertiser‘No one comes here any more’: the human cost as Covid wipes out tourism – GuardianBusiness travel might be going out …

World Tourism Day 2021

Poster September 27 is World Tourism Day. Planeta.com is curating happenings around the globe providing the deep-dive into tourism and travel’s impact. Check out the embedded tweets below! Please let us know of recommended videos, public zoom events, and other resources of note. Hashtags: #wtd2021, #worldtourismday, #DiaMundialDelTurismo Key Linksunwto.org/wtd2021trello.com Questions How have travel and tourism …

September 28 is the International Day for Universal Access to Information

Poster September 28 is the International Day for Universal Access to Information. Hashtag: #AccessToInfoDay Key Linksunesco.org/commemorations/accesstoinformationdayun.org/en/observances/information-access-day 2021 Teaser HistoryThe day was inaugurated in November 2015 and was first held on September 28, 2016. The day had been recognized as International Right to Know Day since 2002 and was developed by international civil society advocates into its current form …

Mexico USA Borderlands Links

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library What would locals like others know about the borderlands that connect Mexico and the USA? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesWhy 15,000 Migrants Ended Up in One Spot on the U.S.-Mexico BorderUS extends travel restrictions at Mexican and Canadian land borders as it makes plans to allow fully …

Las Vegas Master Plan 2050

Report Cover Las Vegas – The 2050 Master Plan was officially adopted by City Council on July 21, 2021. Key Links lasvegasnevada.govasvegasnevada.gov/Business/Planning-Zoning/Master-PlanInteractive Map PortalMaster Plan Survey Results (PDF)Master Plan Process Questions How will the Coronavirus impact this road map? Where will Vegas be in 2050? Backgroundlasvegasnevada.gov: The city of Las Vegas is excited to begin …

Mexico 2021 Commemorations

Photo: Secretaría de Cultura Ciudad de México, Encendido The Ministry of Culture of the Government of Mexico and the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) join the organization of the commemorations that will take place for the 700 years of the lunar foundation of Mexico-Tenochtitlán, the 500 years of the taking of Mexico-Tenochtitlán, and …

Afghanistan 2021

Map: Wikipedia Rolling coverage of Afghanistan in 2021 Recommended listeningThe Taliban takes Kabul on Late Night Live – The President of Afghanistan has left the country and the speed at which the Taliban has regained control of the country has shocked many, despite the outcome seeming inevitable over the last few weeks. Afghan journalist Bilal …

Heritage Week in Ireland 2021

Logo Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week August 14-22, 2021. Hashtag: #HeritageWeek Key Linksheritageweek.ieProjectsFacebook @heritageweek Embedded Tweets About the eventEach year many national and hundreds of local community organisations participate by organising events throughout Ireland. Many of the events that take place during the week are free and the programme highlights the abundance of …

World Wetlands Day

Photo: Clark County Wetlands Park World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on February 2 to commemorate the signing of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands in the Iranian city of Ramsar in 1971. Hashtag: #WorldWetlandsDay Wetlands are areas where water covers the soil, or is present either at or near the surface of the soil all year …