Sports Tourism

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

Slow Travel

Photo: Monte Albán, Oaxaca Think smart, travel slow– Tagline, Planeta.com Slow travel is a breath of fresh air for everyone who has “been there…done that” and wants something deeper. Our suggestion: take a deep breath and slow down. Take time to enjoy the experience, visit people and savor places. Get to know the locals on …

Improving Signage

Photo: La Paz = Peace Visitors expect to find helpful directions — online and on the ground. Orientation is key. Good signage obeys three simple rules: 1) The information is clear.2) The information is accurate.3) The information is where the visitor is looking. Confusing, obsolete or hard-to-find information leads visitors to question the entire enterprise. …

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. …

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. Planeta.comWe are hungry for new ideas about culinary tourism options. What are your favorite guided and self-guided tours / routes / fairs / experiences? To be …

Outbounding

Logo Outbounding – outbounding.org – is a community-powered website focused on excellent travel writing. Members curate favorite travel content to share with new audiences across the web. “It’s time to demand better than thin, facile fluff.” Outbounding resembles Reddit in that anyone can submit quality features and the best are voted up (upvoted!) by members. Key Linksoutbounding.orgMembersWhat’s [email protected] Here’s how it works: …

Travel

Photo: Cows Travel is more than getting from Point A to B. The act of moving connects us to places and people in ways unimagined by standing still. Moving beyond the horizon, we need to be open to new experiences and empathetic to others. Planeta.com was launched in 1994 to explore ecotourism and to seek …