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 …

Share the love during responsible travel week

#please #share #love A few dozen participants from around the world are sharing their love of responsible travel in an ongoing online conversation. 2017 is the ninth year for Responsible Travel Week and Planeta.com‘s 18th year of innovative conferencing. Participation is free and Pay What You Want (PWYW). Registration for Responsible Travel Week is open. …

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 …

Responsible Tourism Day 2019

WTMRT Poster The celebration of November’s Responsible Tourism Day kicks off with a week-long conversation of what constitutes responsible tourism. Hashtags: #WTMRT #ResponsibleTourismWeek Key LinksWTMResponsibleTourismYouTube November 5Responsible Tourism Fringe Networking 2019 Questions How is Responsible Tourism Week organized? What responsible travel events are planned? How can remote participants participate? What does ‘supported by UNWTO’ mean? …

Responsible Travel Week 2019

Poster: #7MagicMountains Please speak with Planeta.com host Ron Mader if you would like to participate in this global conversation. Volunteers requested for testing our video chats, first privately and then publicly. Announcement 2019 was Planeta.com‘s 21st year of innovative, community-driven, online conferencing. We invited friends to join our free, week-long conversation, Responsible Travel Week, February …

Responsible Travel Week Challenge 2018

@Okudart Las Vegas One of the objectives of Responsible Travel Week is to improve communication skills using new and existing technologies. Shorthand: Digital Literacy Specifically: Apps, Smartphones, Tablets, Widgets Apps/Platforms: Facebook, Flickr, Google Maps, Instagram, Stack, Twitter, YouTube We explore these tools through the lens of responsible and conscious travel and vice-versa. Do they educate …

Responsible Travel Week 2018

Photo: #7MagicMountains All travel and tourism can be more beneficial to locals and visitors. Let’s figure out what to do. Planeta.com invites readers and friends to our annual Responsible Travel Week, February 12-18. We hope you can fall in love (again!) with responsible travel. 2018 is the tenth year for Responsible Travel Week and Planeta.com‘s 19th year …

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 …

Responsible Travel in Cities

Hashtags Responsible Travel in Cities Hashtag: #rtcities Embedded Tweets Next Monday and Tuesday: Nevada Bicycle and Pedestrian Summit https://t.co/9ispa4IV4Z #nvbikeped #rtcities#simasbicicletas @nevadadot pic.twitter.com/kG4X4gPar0 — planetanews (@planetanews) November 7, 2017 For friends in #MexicoCity – April 29 is the National Day of Botanical Gardens https://t.co/10iaCLCstc #rtcities #wildmexico #iy2017 @JBUNAM pic.twitter.com/Ow74O2GFO1 — Ron Mader (@ronmader) April 28, …