Readings: Responsible Travel Week 2021

Readings Welcome to our preview of Responsible Travel Week 2021, February 8-14. Hashtag: #rtweek21. This page spotlights features readings and other media including facebook groups, youtube videos, headlines and podcasts reflective of responsible travel. Suggestions are welcome as we create A Responsible Travel Reader for 2021. BackgroundPlaneta.com invites readers and friends to our annual Responsible …

Airbnb

Buzzwords Airbnb – airbnb.com – is an American company which operates an online marketplace and hospitality service for people to lease or rent short-term lodging including holiday cottages, apartments, homestays, hostel beds, or hotel rooms, to participate in or facilitate experiences related to tourism such as walking tours, and to make reservations at restaurants. The …

Responsible Travel and Ecotourism in Mexico

Photo: Grutas de Cacahuamilpa Mexico boasts a well-established system of ground, air, and sea-based transportation, allowing easy access to and within country. Of note is the world-famous cuisine noted for its diversity and sophisticated flavors. Like potato dishes in Peru, Mexico’s corn dishes number in the thousands. Slow food (and innovative agriculture … Mexico was …

Global Ecotourism Network

Elsewhere on the Web Global Ecotourism Network (GEN) – globalecotourismnetwork.org – aims to bring together the world’s national and regional ecotourism associations and networks, destinations, Indigenous peoples, global operators, professionals and academicians to grow the industry, provide advocacy and thought leadership, and to encourage innovation and authenticity in ecotourism. GEN acts as a vital resource …

COVID19 Tourism

Photo: Ferguson’s, Downtown Las Vegas Spotlight on the impact of COVID19 on travel and tourism: Travel Advisorieshttps://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/travel-in-the-us.htmlhttps://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/travel-advicehttps://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/ea/travel-advisory-alert-global-level-4-health-advisory-issue.htmlhttps://www.unwto.org/news/covid-19-response-travel-restrictions ResearchThe “war over tourism”: challenges to sustainable tourism in the tourism academy after COVID-19 – Freya Higgins-Desbiolles HeadlinesTravel’s Covid-19 Blues Are Likely Here to Stay—‘People Will Go Out of Business’ – WSJTourism desperately wants a return to the …

Nevada Tourism

Photo: Heritage Museum Links and resources to tourism in Nevada: Virtual Meeting of Nevada Commission on Tourismhttps://travelnevada.biz/meetingsagendaminutes 11042020 Minutes DRAFT Other Zoom – Meeting ID: 822 6050 8855 | Passcode: 356711Budget 1Budget 2Budget 3AG Legal OpinionDestination DevelopmentMarketing Materials Regular Meeting of the Commission on Tourism Wednesday, February 17, 2021– 1:00 P.M. Zoom Questions Are meeting …

Responsible Travel Week 2021

Poster Responsible Travel Week 2021 took place February 8-14. Contributions and collaborations are still welcome. If you would like to contribute, please message / tweet / speak with Planeta.com’s Ron Mader. InvitationDiscover your role in the emerging community of people committed to engaged living, embodied practice, and responsible travel. Planeta.com invites friends to join our …

What is responsible travel?

Photo: Ron and Rescue Dog Zoe Responsible travel = EssayWhile tourism marketing campaigns have long touted ‘destinations’ — travelers are simply entering a place that is someone else’s home. If those working in the tourist trade would embrace the values we wish developed, then we could make a huge leap forward. The way to achieving …

Asian Ecotourism Network

Elsewhere on the Web The Asian Ecotourism Network (AEN) – asianecotourism.org – provides hands-on connections and relevant opportunities for members working together at a regional scale providing more networking and business opportunities, significant information, educational materials and networking prospects to both small and large organizations within Asia. Key [email protected] 2019Declaration of Indigenous Peoples Planeta.com

Set-Jetting

Buzzwords Set-jetting = Trend of traveling to places first seen in movies and TV shows Also referred to as a “Location Vacation.” Elsewhere on the Web‘Game of Thrones’ Filming Locations in Northern Ireland to Open as Tourist Attractionshttps://qz.com/quartzy/1364690/game-of-thrones-mamma-mia-and-the-rise-of-set-jetting-tourismhttp://www.lonelyplanet.com/travel-tips-and-articles/77806https://theconversation.com/eats-shoots-and-leaves-what-the-movie-industry-does-to-location-42417This film geek’s jet-setting photojournal matches movie stills to locations Guadeloupe / Death in Paradisehttps://www.radiotimes.com/travel/2018-02-01/death-in-paradise-head-to-guadeloupe-for-a-sundowner-at-humphrey-goodmans-favourite-beach/ Black Pantherhttps://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/black-panther-travel-5-trips-inspired-by-blockbuster-1107079 Austria …