Mexico Tourism

Photo: Taxco Updating our snapshot of travel and tourism in Mexico. This month we will index the government’s tourism portals at federal, state, and local levels. Are websites updated? Are social web channels used? = Actualizando nuestra instantánea de viajes y turismo en México. Este mes indexaremos los portales de turismo del gobierno a nivel …

World Tourism Day

Poster The United Nations created World Tourism Day (September 27) in 1979 to increase awareness of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic values. World Tourism Day is hosted by the UNWTO. Planeta.com has celebrated World Tourism Day for nearly 30 years! We applaud the work of friends in the hospitality …

Tourism Definitions

Artwork The following is our take on defining the terms and establishing alternatives to a one-size-fits-all ontology. Spotlighthttps://www.planeta.com/agritourismhttps://www.planeta.com/community-tourismhttps://www.planeta.com/conscious-travelhttps://www.planeta.com/culinary-tourismhttps://www.planeta.com/cultural-tourismhttps://www.planeta.com/ecotourismhttps://www.planeta.com/ethnotourismhttps://www.planeta.com/gastrodiplomacyhttps://www.planeta.com/geotourismhttps://www.planeta.com/indigenous-tourismhttps://www.planeta.com/irresponsible-tourismhttps://www.planeta.com/last-chance-tourismhttps://www.planeta.com/rthttps://www.planeta.com/rural-tourismhttps://www.planeta.com/smart-tourismhttps://www.planeta.com/sustainable-tourism EssayNew terms are springing up such as coffee tourism and smart tourism. there are also less formal experiences such as meetups. The fact is that people tend to customize their own definitions to suit their interests or …

Peru Tourism

Peru Flag Travel and tourism in Perú Key Links gob.pe/mincetur Headlines Peru Unveils New ‘Peru, the Richest Country in the World’ Marketing Campaign at WTM 2017 Embedded Tweets Perú nos sigue demostrando cómo hacer marketing turí[email protected] pic.twitter.com/MaFUQ7N7QC — Hablemos de Turismo (@hablemosdetur) July 5, 2020 Planeta.com Perú Perú Links

Australia Tourism

Photo: Uluru Key links and resources to travel and tourism in Australia Is there a public ‘Who’s Who in Australian tourism’ on the web? https://www.tourism.australia.com/en/events-and-tools/industry-resources/resources-for-industry/whos-who-in-tourism-industry.html Key Links Tourism Australia Tourism and Transport Forum 2020 Australia announces bid to win back tourists – CNN Bushfire recovery package to tackle Australian tourism’s ‘biggest challenge in living memory’ …

Linking Tourism and Conservation

Elsewhere on the Web Linking Tourism and Conservation — ltandc.org — supports tourism supporting national parks and other protected areas. Key Links ltandc.org Events Community Forum Membership Examples 2018 Annual Report (PDF) Communication Strategy Facebook @LTandC Embedded Tweets I wish all our LT&C-members (https://t.co/p7eQtVcA00 ) that theycan close 2018 with good feelings and enter the …

Wildlife Tourism

Buzzwords Wildlife Tourism = Observation and interaction with local animal and plant life in their natural habitats Elsewhere on the Web greengirlsinafrica.com wildlifetourism.org.au Headlines Dangers of ecotourism: Up close and infectious – Knowable Embedded Tweets Happy Valentine’s Day #HikerSafety Distance makes the heart grow fonder. pic.twitter.com/fejX2scwDx — American Hiking (@AmericanHiking) February 14, 2019 Contact GWP …

USA Tourism

Photo Past, present, and future. Exploring travel and tourism in the USA Brand USA thebrandusa.com ustravel.org/issues/brand-usa 🚨Big News🚨 A bill including language to #RenewBrandUSA JUST passed through the U.S. House of Representatives. It now moves on to the Senate where votes are expected later this week. pic.twitter.com/AGyCTS7z3S — U.S. Travel (@USTravel) December 17, 2019 Flickr …

UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) — http://www.unwto.org — is a specialized agency of the United ‎Nations and the leading international organization in the field of tourism. It serves as a ‎global forum for tourism policy issues and a practical source of tourism know-how.‎ UNWTO is committed to the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (see: global goals), geared ‎toward reducing poverty and …

Indigenous Tourism

Poster Indigenous Tourism = Questions What resources are available to traditional and Indigenous peoples keen on offering travel and tourism services? How can visitors determine the degree the traditional or Indigenous people design and benefit from tourism? Responsible Travel Tips Many Indigenous people are qualified guides who want to help bridge gaps in cultural understanding. …