Signage

Photo: Steve Bridger views the signage, Wayfinding (2003) Signage = Wikipedia: Signage is the design or use of signs and symbols to communicate a message to a specific group, usually for the purpose of marketing or a kind of advocacy. Translating: SignageSpanish: Señalización Google Graph Elsewhere on the WebWorld Signs Gallery WikipediaSignage Improving Signage Planeta.com

Players (a.k.a. Stakeholders)

Photo: Oaxaca Tourism Fair, Amigos del Sol It takes time to read any game and what helps most is understanding who the players are and how they interact with one another. It’s all about understanding the expectations and responsibilities. This is straight-forward in sports and most games, but somehow in the politics of tourism and …

Sustainable Tourism

Poster: How do you define sustainable tourism? As part of our series exploring tourism definitions, we ask readers how to define sustainable tourism. Comments welcome. The notion that tourism could be “sustainable” is part of a broader dialogue on sustainable development, doughnut economics, regenerative everything, and other buzzwordy themes and campaigns. The goal is that development meet …

Conscious Travel

Photo: Labyrinth Conscious Travel = Being mindful of the impact and opportunities within travel as hosts and visitors and taking action to advance the best possible outcomes for all Conscious travel and tourism are terms favored by Planeta.com. Simply put, it is traveling with one’s conscience and connecting with others in a particular place. Empathy …

What are your favorite places to take photos of authentic and beloved Vegas locales?

Photo: Ron Mader, Vaquero What would locals like visitors to know about Las Vegas? We’re updating our game called Las Vegas Treasure Hunt and need your help in creating a checklist: what are your favorite places to take photos of authentic and beloved Vegas locales? Questions What are your favorite places to take photos of …

Evaluating the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017

Poster The United Nations General Assembly approved the adoption of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The resolution recognizes “the importance of international tourism, and particularly of the designation of an international year of sustainable tourism for development, in fostering better understanding among peoples everywhere, in leading to a greater awareness …