Mexico Tourism

Photos: Comisión Mexicana de Filmaciones Updating our snapshot of travel and tourism in Mexico. Planeta.com features links to official tourism portals at federal, state, and local levels. Are websites updated? Are social web channels used? = Actualizando nuestra coberatura de viajes y turismo en México. Indexaremos los portales de turismo del gobierno a nivel federal, …

Engaging Tourism Trade Shows

Poster Tourism trade show = an exhibition at which businesses in the tourism sector promote their products and services Can tourism trade shows be more engaging? Specifically, can do they be more successful with locals and remote participants? It’s far too easy to have a tourism trade show in which the locals are the luxury …

Stones in the Road

Photo: Badlands 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 should I go?’ Neither do they proclaim ‘I want to support sustainable tourism. What are my options?’ or …

Irresponsible Tourism

Buzzwords Irresponsible tourism = Not responsible tourism Key Linksfacebook.com/groups/irresponsibletourism “This is a whistle-blowing, campaigning, and discussion forum for anyone who is concerned about irresponsible tourism and who wants to draw it to the attention of others and the media; or to discuss what can be done about it. Many are now beginning to use the …

Coffee Tourism

Photo: Oaxaca Finca Hamburgo Coffee Tourism = Questions What are examples of successful coffee tourism? Do local coffee growers/producers use the social web to show the process of making coffee? Uganda SymposiumWish we were there! Coffee tourism symposium in Uganda. Let us know if there recorded videos or presentations are onlinehttps://twitter.com/Tourismuganda/status/1069837801598795776https://twitter.com/Tourismuganda/status/1070672169833783296https://twitter.com/Ugandahotel/status/1070614103549468673https://twitter.com/AthmanMuhammed1/status/1070369198579245056https://twitter.com/Tourismuganda/status/1070579460645289984https://twitter.com/Tourismuganda/status/1070632963396775943https://twitter.com/GonaJudy/status/1070593532723953664 Planeta.com

Australia Tourism

Photo: Uluru Key links and resources to travel and tourism in Australia Headlines (2020)Ecotourism Australia implores governments for ongoing support of natural attractions and ecotourism experiences – AusleisureAustralia announces bid to win back tourists – CNNBushfire recovery package to tackle Australian tourism’s ‘biggest challenge in living memory’Can domestic travellers save our tourism industry? Key LinksTourism …

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 …

Smart Tourism

Buzzwords Smart Tourism = Means of connecting tourism destinations and visitors via processing large amounts of data in real time Also see: smart cities, smart rooms Conversationhttps://www.planeta.com/marcus-endicott-2019 Elsewhere on the WebSmart tourism: foundations and developments – SpringerLinkApplication of smart tourism to cities [email protected] YouTube Planeta.com

Tourism Portals

Poster Planeta.com is relaunching our directory of tourism portals around the world. We ask how well institutions respond/interact/engage with locals and visitors on social web channels, including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. We would love to see more current information on government portals about local culture – including food, sport and markets, as well as upcoming …