Colibri Ecotourism Award

Poster Planeta.com hosted a live conversation with some of the winners of the Colibri Ecotourism Award on Friday, June 5.https://youtu.be/UWlbvQaNSl8 As part of the global celebration of World Environment Day, Planeta.com presented the Colibri Ecotourism Award from 2000-2010 to leaders of the eco travel movement in Mexico. Ecotourism pioneers and practitioners, these friends were mentors to …

Ecotourism Spotlight Award

Poster From the archives: the 2007-2010 Ecotourism Spotlight Award. We will be tracking down links from the contenders and talking up the continuing work toward eco travel during Responsible Travel Week, February 10-16 Original Announcement Government websites that engage locals and visitors about ecotourism, responsible travel and the local travel movement are eligible to win …

Bicycle Friendly 2018

The League of American Bicyclists welcomed 65 new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Communities, bringing the number of communities to 430. Here is the ​List of Fall 2017 awardees and All BFC Awards through Fall 2017 Hashtag: #BicycleFriendly Key Links http://bikeleague.org http://bikeleague.org/content/over-400-bicycle-friendly-communities-all-50-states Questions In a few words, what is #BicycleFriendly? Is there public information online that provides a deep dive into …

World Tourism Awards 2017

Photo The World Tourism Award, celebrating its 20th anniversary, was inaugurated in 1997 to “Recognize individuals, companies, organizations, destinations and attractions for outstanding initiatives related to the travel and tourism industry, and in fostering sustainable tourism and developing programs that give back to local communities.” It is presented by co-sponsors Corinthia Hotels, New York Times, …

Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award

Photo: Sarah Henderson, Portland The Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award was a collaborative effort betweenPlaneta.com and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity/UNEP (CBD) The award is aimed at private tourism services, owned and operated by Indigenous and local communities embodying traditional lifestyles, and its main objectives are to motivate candidates to improve …

Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award 2010

Poster Ron’s blogDay One: Indigenous Peoples Week 2016Global Workshop for Indigenous and Local Communities: Biodiversity, Tourism and the Social WebConversation with Willie GordonStatus Report (and Questions) about Indigenous and Aboriginal TourismIndigenous Peoples Week 2012 Elsewhere on the WebNews from New Zealand http://tinyurl.com/successwaateaAudio http://ipad.io/NPRBlogged http://tripwow.tripadvisor.com/tripwow/ta-009f-0328-c672 ITBW Playlist Media Release 2010 is the International Year of Biodiversity. …