What is responsible travel?

Buzzwords 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 travel lies in listening …

A Short History of Responsible Travel Week

Photo: La Cosecha Market Responsible Travel Week is our annual online unconference focusing on responsible travel. We launched RT Week in 2009 when the Responsible Tourism Conference in Belize was postponed due to the outbreak of H1N1. Since then we’ve moved the dates of RT Week to coincide with Valentine’s Day, prompting the tagline ‘Fall in …

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 …

Challenge: Responsible Travel Week 2020

Challenge Welcome to our recap of Responsible Travel Week 2020, February 10-16. Hashtag: #rtweek20. This page spotlights our social web challenge designed to help further communication skills of participants. 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 …

Schedule: Responsible Travel Week 2020

Schedule Welcome to our recap of Responsible Travel Week 2020, February 10-16. Hashtag: #rtweek20. This page spotlights agenda / schedule. 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. …

Readings: Responsible Travel Week 2020

Readings Welcome to our recap of Responsible Travel Week 2020, February 10-16. Hashtag: #rtweek20. This page spotlights contemporary readings on responsible travel. 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, …

Perks and Participants: Responsible Travel Week 2020

Perks Welcome to our recap of Responsible Travel Week 2020, February 10-16. Hashtag: #rtweek20. This page spotlights participants. 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. Participants Participation …

Topics: Responsible Travel Week 2020

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

Making Sustainability Smarter: Conversation with Marcus Endicott

Poster Presenting: Making Sustainability Smarter: Conversation with Marcus Endicott March 13, 4pm Las Vegas, March 14, 10am Byron Bay (more times) Talking points: • Sustainability and Artificial Intelligence • Sustainability in tourism and AI in tourism • Introducing Gaia Passage – what it is and what it does Marcus Endicott Massive word cloud ready to …

Responsible Travel Week Begins (2017)

Photo: Neerav Bhatt, Surry hills sydney streetart by mulgatheartist Responsible Travel Week begins. Welcome back for our annual rolling conversation. Hashtag: #rtweek17 Why have a Responsible Travel Week? Because most people who crave responsible travel, practice responsible travel, benefit from responsible travel — never use the words ‘responsible travel.’ This week bridges the gap in a …