Engaging Events: Connecting the Virtual and Natural Worlds

Photo: Oaxaca Tourism Fair/Amigos del Sol Our favorite events educate, motivate, and inspire. They are worth experiencing and remembering fondly and with gratitude. Developing a shared calendarCheck out our Google Docs Upcoming Events Calendar, an attempt to co-create a shared calendar for upcoming public webinars focused on conservation and / or tourism. Questions for Event …

Making the most of an unconference

Buzzwords Unconference = A facilitated, participant-driven event centered on a specific theme An unconference deliberately avoids strict top-down control and engages participants without a formal agenda. Organizers instead encourage attendees to explore the topic, organize their own action plans, and help increase the visibility and awareness of the issues at hand. Unconferences can be conducted …

Responsible Travel Week 2017

Poster 2017’s Responsible Travel Week was the ninth year celebrating responsible travel and Planeta.com’s 18th year of innovative online conferencing. One of Planeta.com’s tentpole events, the week manifests our commitment toward effective communication and collaboration. Participation is free and Pay What You Want (PWYW). Responsible travel is not an ethical dilemma of whether to have fun …