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Welcome to our recap of Responsible Travel Week 2020, February 10-16. Hashtag: #rtweek20. This page spotlights topics addressed.

Background
Planeta.com invited readers and friends to our annual Responsible Travel Week. 2020 was the 12th year for Responsible Travel Week (RTWeek) and the beginning of Planeta.com‘s 21st year of innovative, community-driven, listener-supported, online conferencing.

Deep Dive
Let’s get started. This page spotlights the topics for discussion as submitted by participants as comments on this page or with posts on the social web.

Basics

What is responsible travel?

Faces and Places

Digital Literacy

New

Astrotourism

Caucus Tourism

Climate Heritage Network Launch

Responsible Gaming

Responsible travel in parks and protected areas

International Decade of Indigenous Languages

Las Vegas
Downtown visit DTLV and the Community Healing Garden. Bonus points for those on clever enough to enjoy a downtown bike ride.

Favorite People and Places in Las Vegas

Bike Share in Las Vegas

Las Vegas Community Healing Garden

USA
We’re checking in with friends and colleagues. We continue our visits and virtual tours of Indigenous-owned and community-driven initiatives across the Grand Circle.

Caucus Tourism

Grand Circle Travel in the USA

Wild USA

Navajo Tours USA

Borderlands

Mexico-USA Borderlands

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Pinacate Biosphere Reserve

Mexico
On a personal note, Ron Mader is celebrating the 21-year anniversary for Mexico: Adventures in Nature guidebook. We would like to know the status of nature travel and ecotourism in Mexico. Scheduling live video conversations throughout the year. Virtual and physical tours, meetups and more to be explored further.

Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries

Where to buy folk art in Oaxaca City

Mexico City Zócalo

Mexico 2020

Tren Maya = Maya Train

Australia

Bushfires in Australia (2020)

Brisbane

Wildlife Tourism Australia

Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park

Kangaroo Island

Reconciliation Tourism

South Africa
We have not heard that much from South Africa in the past few years. We’ll see if we can re-establish communication and update the following features:

South Africa

South Africa’s Garden Route

South African National Parks

New Zealand

NetHui

Matariki

Auckland = Tamaki Makaurau

New Zealand’s National Digital Forum

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week)

Sweden

Jokkmokk, Sweden

Sámi

Indigenous Peoples and Languages

International Decade of Indigenous Languages

Dizhsa Nabani

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week)

Guelaguetza

Kumoontun

Smithsonian’s Mother Tongue Film Festival 2019

Nature

Changing Climate

Water

Sustainability

Wildlife Tourism

Institutions

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) 

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Food

Gastrodiplomacy

Culinary Tourism

Coffee Tourism

Ferias gastronómicas

Buzzwords

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

B-Corp

Challenge

Community-Driven

Conversation

Crisis

Global Goals

Kindness

Mindfulness

Open Access

Overtourism

Undertourism

Positive Travel Bias

Single-Use Plastic

Volunteer

Regional Spotlight
Africa – Asia – Austin – Belize – Cambodia – Canada – England – Estonia – Europe – Germany – Georgia (state) – Georgia (country) – Germany – Guadalajara – Guatemala – Honduras – Ireland – Italy – Japan – Kiruna – Las Vegas – Mexico – Mexico City – New Zealand – North America – Oaxaca – South Africa – South America – Spain – Turkey – USA – Venice – Wales – Zimbabwe

Wildlife Spotlight
Bats – Giraffes – Jaguars – Lions

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