Linking Tourism and Conservation

Elsewhere on the Web Linking Tourism and Conservation — ltandc.org — supports tourism supporting national parks and other protected areas. Key Linksltandc.orgEventsPartnersCommunity [email protected] 2021January 21 LT&C-Webinar Series: How to design post-COVID tourism and conservation strategies for LT&C Champions Speakers Oliver Hillel from the CBD-Secretariat in Montreal will be the Moderator of the Webinar and will introduce …

Tourism Definitions

Artwork Spotlight 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 situation. This is the long tail of multiple definitions and options for travelers and locals alike. …

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, …

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 …

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 …

Oaxaca Tourism

Photo: Tule Tree Presenting Planeta.com’s guide to travel and tourism in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico Key Linkssectur.oaxaca.gob.mxPrensaBoletinesFacebook – [email protected]_GobOax municipiodeoaxaca.gob.mxbusquedaprensainvita-ayuntamiento-de-[email protected]TurismoOaxaca_ Questions Are press conference statements and documents available online? Are press conferences available as videos? 2020 Please let us know if the video is online. = Háganos saber si el video está en línea. …

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 TipsMany Indigenous people are qualified guides who want to help bridge gaps in cultural understanding. If …

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 …

Slow Tourism

Buzzwords Slow tourism = Travel without hurry Also see: slow travel ItalyIn Italy, 2019 is the year of slow tourism. Italy’s Slow Tourism Association promotes welcoming tourism in Italy and abroad. (source) Thanks to the active involvement of travelers, tourism entrepreneurs and local communities, it safeguards and promotes the growth of territories, even those which …