Oaxaca Tourism

Photo: Ron Mader, Tule Tree (Some rights reserved) Presenting Planeta.com’s guide to travel and tourism in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico HeadlinesA un año de la pandemia, hoteles se resisten a quebrar en OaxacaTourists are welcome in Oaxaca, Mexico. Their increasingly bad behavior is not. – @natbcoBoris Spider, un artista popular – Sucedio en OaxacaPreocupante …

Slow Tourism

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) 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 …

Tourism, Crisis, and Communication

Photo: Wilma When a crisis affects a particular place, it is rarely presented in a way that provides updated information for visitors. Many tourism businesses, not to mention regional and national ministries and campaigns, are reluctant to voice concerns. Scaremongering kicks in and things go from bad to worse. The consequence for not engaging the …

Reconciliation Tourism

Lingo Cards 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

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 UN World Tourism Organization. Planeta.com has celebrated World Tourism Day since 1995, a little late to the party but earlier …

UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

Poster The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) — 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 …

Smart Tourism

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Smart Tourism = Means of connecting tourism destinations and visitors via processing large amounts of data in real time Also see: smart cities, smart rooms Elsewhere on the WebSmart tourism: foundations and developments – SpringerLinkApplication of smart tourism to cities [email protected] YouTube Planeta.com

European Ecotourism

Poster: 2018 Conference During the 2002 Ecotourism Summit several European leaders were hopeful that ecotourism could be protective of rural wilderness and respect urban nature. FacebookEuropean Ecotourism ConferenceEuropean Ecotourism Network Questions To the organizers and participants – Will the conference have live and recorded video? Is there a directory of participants? Bonus points for a …

Has tourism had its day?

Roofdog (Some rights reserved) FeaturesFreya Higgins-Desbiolles asks Has tourism had its day? Has tourism had its day? I would like to think that the conventional discourse of what constitutes travel and tourism is about to flip on its head, much like Earth’s magnetic pole. I wish there were more coverage / reflection on the changing …