Slow Travel

Photo: Monte Albán, Oaxaca Think smart, travel slow– Tagline, Planeta.com Slow travel is a breath of fresh air for everyone who has “been there…done that” and wants something deeper. Our suggestion: take a deep breath and slow down. Take time to enjoy the experience, visit people and savor places. Get to know the locals on …

May is Bike Month

Poster: #BikeMonth ¡Sí más bicicletas! Yes more bicycles, please. May is National Bike Month – bikeleague.org/bikemonth – in the USA, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated across the nation. Hashtag: #BikeMonth HistoryEstablished in 1956, National Bike Month is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling — and encourage more folks to …

COVID19 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: HeadlinesThe US Is Banning Most Travel From India Because of Its COVID NightmareThe E.U. will allow vaccinated Americans to visit this summer – AxiosThe trouble with maskless tourists – CNNLas Vegas is …

Hotels

Photo: Travel Nevada, Ely’s Hotel Nevada Hotel = an establishment providing accommodations, meals, and other services for travelers and visitors Questions Can a hotel call itself ‘sustainable‘ if it’s in middle of a desert and the rooms have plunge pools? = ¿Puede un hotel llamarse a sí mismo “sostenible” si está en medio de un …

Wildlife Tourism

Photo: Lisa McNee, BLM, Buck Creek Watchable Wildlife Area Wildlife Tourism = Observation and interaction with local animal and plant life in their natural habitats HeadlinesDangers of ecotourism: Up close and infectious – Knowable Elsewhere on the Webgreengirlsinafrica.comwildlifetourism.org.au Embedded Tweets Reports Planeta.com

Community Tourism Links

Buzzwords Links related to community tourism Planeterraplaneterra.org/community-tourismCan This New Global Community Tourism Network Shift Business Models? – SkiftGlobal Community Tourism Network Encuentro Digital de Turismo Comunitario Latinoamericano September 28 – October 15, 2020congreso.komutravel.comyoutube.comdrive.google.com Google DocsRecommendations for communities making the most of travel and tourism Questions for Community Tourism Services Does the project have pages/accounts on …

Travel Warning

Buzzwords Travel Warning = Official statement issued by a government agency to provide information about the relative safety of visiting a foreign location Also see: travel advisory Examplehttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2018/03/08/state-department-warns-of-security-threat-in-playa-del-carmen-popular-resort-city-in-mexicoPlaneta.com

World Heritage Day

Poster: Monte Albán, Oaxaca, México April 18 is World Heritage Day, aka International Monuments and Sites Day, celebrating the work of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) — icomos.org. There are events around the world. Hashtags: #worldheritageday, #IDMS HistoryOn April 18, 1982 on the occasion of a symposium organized by ICOMOS in Tunisia, …