Engaging Events: Connecting the Virtual and Natural Worlds

Photo: Oaxaca Tourism Fair, Amigos del Sol (Some rights reserved) Our favorite events educate, motivate, and inspire. They are worth experiencing and remembering fondly and with gratitude. This photo was taken at the 2007 Rural Tourism Fair, an event held at the Amigos del Sol language school, immediately after the social protests of 2006. Produced …

Making the most of an unconference

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) 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. …

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 …