USA Tourism

Photo: Las Vegas Bike Share Past, present, and future. Exploring travel and tourism in the USA HeadlinesThe US is slipping as a tourist destination, and more than Covid is to blameQuartz Questions Where can we access timely statistics about travel and tourism in the USA? = ¿Dónde podemos acceder a estadísticas oportunas sobre viajes y …

Sports Tourism

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

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, …

Reconciliation Tourism

Buzzwords Reconciliation Tourism = a way for non-Indigenous visitors to learn about Indigenous experiences and learn from their cultures HeadlinesHow Indigenous tourism can help bring about reconciliation in Australia ResearchReconciliation Tourism: Tourism Healing Divided Societies Recommended ListeningMyfWarhurst (starting at 1:20:00) Embedded Tweets Planeta.com

How to save tourism from itself

Quotable New video from Doug Lansky about the pitfalls of unbalanced tourism: How to save tourism from itself. The talk was recorded at a TEDx event in Stockholm, Sweden. “Tourism is travel without a purpose.” Time stamps05:24 Unbalanced tourism11:00 Hunting and gathering has evolved to dining and shopping14:00 Flygskam17:30 Why not be part of the …

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 …

Lake Skadar

Photo: UNDP, Lake Developing story: SOS from activists warning of development threatening the environmental integrity of Europe’s Lake Skadar. BackgroundLake Skadar is a freshwater lake on the borders of Albania and Montenegro. On the Montenegro side, the lake (Skadarsko Jezero) has been a protected national park since 1983, was added in 1996, to the World’s List of …

Wildlife Tourism

Photo: Lisa McNee, BLM, Buck Creek Watchable Wildlife Area Wildlife Tourism = Observation and interaction with local animal and plant life in their natural habitats HeadlinesDangers of ecotourism: Up close and infectious – Knowable Elsewhere on the Webgreengirlsinafrica.comwildlifetourism.org.au Embedded Tweets Reports Planeta.com

Marijuana Tourism

Photo: Nuwu Dispensary Marijuana Tourism = Planeta.com begins to track the rise of marijuana-infused tourism as part of our spotlight on tourism definitions – the way we succeed (or not) in understanding the lingo. HeadlinesThe Next Big Thing In Cannabis: Tourism – ForbesMarijuana tourism is a budding industry – MarketwatchThe Growth of Marijuana Tourism – …

Mexico City’s Barrio Tourism

Photo: Chapultepec Park New initiative from Mexico City Tourism: Turismo de Barrio = Barrio Tourism Barrio Tourism is a window to the identity and true essence of Mexico City. It is a maximum recognition of our roots, our culture, the dedication and effort of each and every one of the inhabitants of this wonderful city. …