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, …

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 …

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 …

Responsible Tourism Day

Photo World Responsible Tourism Day is celebrated the last day of the World Travel Market in London. Key Linksresponsibletourism.wtm.com Questions to kick off discussion What is the date of the next Responsible Tourism Day? What is being celebrated on Responsible Tourism Day?– Responsible Tourism Awards Does Responsible Tourism Day have media partners? What are the accomplishments …

Responsible Travel Week

Poster Planeta.com’s annual, tentpole event, Responsible Travel Week manifests our commitment toward effective communication and collaboration. Join us! 2021 dates: February 8-14. ObjectivesResponsible Travel Week amplifies down-to-earth applications of noble concepts including responsible travel with the inexpensive social web. What we love about travel are the people and it’s a pleasure to extend our lofty …

How to be a Responsible Traveler

Photo: Ron and Zoe Travel around the globe continues to mature and offer options for travelers wishing their journeys to be as eco-friendly, people-friendly, and place-friendly as possible. While there are few standard definitions used by locals and visitors alike, most travelers simply want to have a good trip that causes no harm and most locals …

Bikes

Photo: Ron Mader, DTLV Bikes In the big picture, biking and cycling are the unsung twin powerhouses of responsible, sustainable, eco and fair and conscious travel. What are the good cycling experiences? How are locals benefiting from bike tours? What events are worth attending or paying attention? Translating: BicycleSpanish: Bicicleta Elsewhere on the WebBicicletas Pedro …

Responsible Travel Week 2020

Poster Responsible Travel Week 2020 is over, and we are processing your helpful feedback. What have we learned about online conferencing? Online education? This process continues (2021 dates: 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 …

Platinum Rule

Buzzwords Platinum Rule: Do unto others as they would like to have you do unto them. How do we champion conscious travel, responsible travel, ecotourism? How do we encourage collaboration in maturing social movements? Perhaps one way to start is by following the Platinum Rule: Do unto others as they would like to have you …