Overtourism

Buzzwords Overtourism = Essay Let’s talk (again) about overtourism, the quality of life for locals, and the visitor experience for … visitors = Hablemos (nuevamente) sobre el sobreturismo, la calidad de vida de los lugareños y la experiencia de los visitantes para … visitantes = Reden wir (noch einmal) über Overtourism, die Lebensqualität der Einheimischen …

Space Travel

Photo: NASA Astronaut Space Travel = travel through outer space HeadlinesThe Future of Space Tourism and Exploration with Bill Harwoodhttps://boingboing.net/2018/12/13/virgin-galactic-officially-fli.htmlhttp://money.cnn.com/2018/01/04/technology/future/space-lookahead-2018https://qz.com/1265087/watch-jeff-bezos-space-company-blue-origin-launch-its-space-tourism-rocket-new-shepard/ Embedded Tweets Photos Features Planeta.com

Why travel?

Roofdog Translating: Why travel?German: Warum reisen?Hawaiian: No ke aha e hele ai?Spanish: ¿Por qué viajar?Swedish: Varför resa? TipsTravel when you can. Planeta.com

Culinary Tourism

Buzzwords Culinary tourism = the pursuit of unique and memorable eating and drinking experiences A growing area of culinary tourism are cooking classes and visits with favorite local cooks. Our CoverageWe are hungry for new ideas about culinary tourism options. What are your favorite guided and self-guided tours / routes / fairs / experiences? = …

Solo Travel

Photo Solo Travel = Traveling alone HeadlinesA Love Letter to Driving Alone Elsewhere on the Websolotravelerworld.com Embedded Tweets Ten years ago I met a man in his 70s on a train in Kerala. When I asked if he minded travelling alone he replied: “I’m not alone, I’m by myself.” I always remember this when I’m …

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

Travel Notebook

Photo: Subaru Aquarium From our growing collection of notebooks, collections of fave quotes: Whenever I prepare for a journey I prepare as though for death. Should I never return, all is in order. This is what life has taught me.– Katherine Mansfield The only question to ask before visiting a place is whether the locals …

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, …

Local Travel

Buzzwords Local Travel = Travel within one’s own neighborhood or region; Travel with someone in their own neighborhood or region Also see: local, travel Travel and tourism impact local communities, sometimes been officially, sometimes in a negative fashion. The concept of local travel is interpreted differently by various age groups and nationalities so we need …

Positive Travel Bias

Buzzwords Newly (2018) coined term from Robert Reid @reidontravel: Positive Travel Bias. We’ll be exploring this further and updating this essay. Writing in Transitions Abroad, Reid writes: Of the dozen types of cognitive biases — e.g. “confirmation bias” is the tendency to agree with people who agree with us — there’s one bias that strikes …