Wildlife Tourism

Photo: Lisa McNee, BLM, Buck Creek Watchable Wildlife Area (Some rights reserved) Wildlife Tourism = Observation and interaction with local animal and plant life in their natural habitats Questions = Preguntas Which are the recommended wildlife tourism options and which should be avoided? = ¿Cuáles son las opciones de turismo de vida silvestre recomendadas y …

Stones in the Road

Photo: Ron Mader, Kingman Wash (Some rights reserved) (2022) Revisiting one of the early essays from the archives from 1997-1999 Good news! Today’s travelers are increasingly seeking ways of visiting places and people in a manner that supports choosing responsible travel and ecotourism. That said, visitors rarely self-define themselves as ‘I am an ecotourist. Where …

Nevada Tourism

Photo: Ron Mader, Heritage Museum (some rights reserved) Links and resources to tourism in Nevada: HeadlinesMore and more ‘junk fees’ appearing in Las Vegas tourist industryA six-word slogan, and the marketing campaign to advertise it, cost Nevada $9 million – Vegas Inc Tourism official: Nevada has lots of merit beyond the Strip – @BDrysdale Questions …

Astrotourism

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Astrotourism = Astronomical tourism There are plenty of star parties, festivals, and telescope tours around the world. Look up after dark. HeadlinesThe ultimate stargazing road trip – BBCYour Next Trip? It’s Written in the Stars – NYTimesThe 6 Best Places to Stargaze in AustraliaThe rise of astrotourism: Why your next …

Irresponsible Tourism

Screenshot Irresponsible tourism = Not responsible tourism HeadlinesTourists are welcome in Oaxaca, Mexico. Their increasingly bad behavior is not. – Washington Post – @natbcoWhat’s wrong with the Manitou Cliff Dwellings Museum and Preserve? – @highcountrynews Questions = Preguntas What are the overlaps between irresponsible activism and irresponsible tourism? = ¿Cuáles son las superposiciones entre el …

Tourism in Australia

Photo: Mark Wassell, Uluru (Some rights reserved) Key links and resources to travel and tourism in Australia: Headlines Ecotourism Australia announces Elissa Keenan as new Chief ExecutiveThe Best Road Trips In Australia – Horizon Guides 2021 Stimulating Australia’s Tourism Industry – Q+A Headlines (2020)Ecotourism Australia implores governments for ongoing support of natural attractions and ecotourism …

Sports Tourism

Photo: Ron Mader, Las Vegas Strip (Some rights reserved) Sports tourism = Travel to see or participate in sports HeadlinesMLB relocating All-Star game will cost Georgia $100M, tourism official says Embedded Tweets Bingo Arena – CWS – Fans – PSL – Sports – Sports Tourism – Stadium – Travel Planeta.com

Mexico Tourism

Photos: Comisión Mexicana de Filmaciones (Some rights reserved) What would locals and visitors like to know about Tourism in Mexico? Planeta.com hosts this resource guide featuring key links, headlines, announcements, reports, and the like. The sector changes frequently, so please let us know if there are additions or edits to be made on this page …

Indigenous Tourism

Poster (Some rights reserved) Indigenous Tourism = Tourism services in which Indigenous people are directly engaged with development, operation, and promotion = Servicios turísticos en los que los pueblos indígenas están directamente involucrados con el desarrollo, la operación y la promoción. Questions = Preguntas What resources are available to Indigenous peoples keen on offering travel …

Tourism in the USA

Photo: Ron Mader, Las Vegas Bike Share (some rights reserved) What would locals and visitors like to know about Tourism in the USA? Planeta.com curates this guide to announcements, headlines, reports, and the like. The sector is notoriously ephemeral so please let us know if there are additions or edits to be made on this …