Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award 2010

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The Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award is a collaborative effort between Planeta.com and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity/UNEP (CBD) with the support of the Heidehof Foundation to showcase best practices in web-based technologies helping indigenous people manage tourism in a biodiversity-friendly way. The award is presented to indigenous tourism operations for websites that promotes sustainable practices and educates visitors on cultural protocols and biodiversity conservation.

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  • The Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award is a collaborative effort between Planeta.com and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity/UNEP (CBD) with the support of the Heidehof Foundation to showcase best practices in web-based technologies helping indigenous people manage tourism in a biodiversity-friendly way. Photo: Veronica Lazo Mendoza
  • The Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award is a collaborative effort between Planeta.com and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity/UNEP (CBD) with the support of the Heidehof Foundation to showcase best practices in web-based technologies helping indigenous people manage tourism in a biodiversity-friendly way. Photo: Veronica Lazo Mendoza
  • The Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award is a collaborative effort between Planeta.com and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity/UNEP (CBD) with the support of the Heidehof Foundation to showcase best practices in web-based technologies helping indigenous people manage tourism in a biodiversity-friendly way. Photo: Veronica Lazo Mendoza
  • Photo of rug woven by LuizLazo Mendoza, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Two awards will be given - one from a popular count and one from a jury. All nominees will be given proper recognition. Winning websites will be featured on the Planeta.com and the CBD websites.
  • Timeline
  • Photos of Oaxaca folk art
  • Encouraging Partnerships
  • Bicicletas Pedro MartinezBrambuk the National Park & Cultural CentreChitral Association for Mountain Area TourismChalalan EcolodgeHospitality KyrgyzstanKakadu Culture CampNutti Sami SiiPathways HotelSquamish Lil'wat Cultural CentreTaiamai ToursTIME Unlimited NZ ToursTe Urewera TreksTjapukai Aboriginal Culture ParkXe Pian National Protected Area
  • NOMINEE
  • Kakadu Culture Camp
  • Pathways Hotel
  • Nutti Sámi Siida
  • Time Unlimited
  • XePian
  • 2010 ITBW Award Winner
  • 2010 Winners: Time Unlimited and Nutti Sámi Siida
  • 2010 ITBW Award Finalist Logo
  • 2010 Finalists
  • The Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award creates an opportunity for indigenous people and communities to tell their stories direct to potential visitors by improving their websites.
  • Kakadu Culture Camp
  • DeliciousFacebookFlickrGoogle EarthSlideshareTwitterYouTubeWiki
  • twitter
  • Twitter List
  • Judges
  • … and we have a hashtag!http://visibletweets.com/#query=itbw10&animation=1Hashtag: #itbw10
  • … and we have a hashtag!http://visibletweets.com/#query=itbw10&animation=1Hashtag: #itbw10
  • … and we have a hashtag!http://visibletweets.com/#query=itbw10&animation=1Hashtag: #itbw10
  • http://eng.reisepavillon-online.de
  • The Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award is a collaborative effort between Planeta.com and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity/UNEP (CBD) with the support of the Heidehof Foundation to showcase best practices in web-based technologies helping indigenous people manage tourism in a biodiversity-friendly way. Photo: Veronica Lazo Mendoza
  • Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award 2010

    1. 1. ITBW Award @ ro n m a d e r • p l a n e t a . w i k i s p a c e s . c o m . i t b w •   0 9 . 2 0 1 0
    2. 2. CBD Workshops
    3. 3. The IndigenousTourism and BiodiversityWebsiteAward is a collaborative effort between Planeta.com and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity/UNEP (CBD) with the support of the Heidehof Foundation.
    4. 4. The ITBW Award showcases best practices in web-based technologies helping indigenous people manage tourism in a biodiversity-friendly way.
    5. 5. The Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award is presented to indigenous tourism operations for websites that promote sustainable practices and educate visitors on cultural protocols and biodiversity conservation.
    6. 6. Tourism services owned and operated by indigenous people and communities are eligible for the Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award. Websites  should  have  current   informa4on  with  at  least  some   text  in  English.
    7. 7. Two awards are given - one from a popular count and one from a jury. All nominees receive proper recognition.Winning websites are featured on the Planeta.com and the CBD websites.
    8. 8. December 30, 2009 - Confirmation of eligible candidates January/February 2010 –Voting April 24, 2010 - Winners were invited to the Reisepavillon in Berlin, Germany.This trip was cancelled due to Eyjafjallajökull September, 2010 – Winners are invited to the Ecotourism Conference in Portland, Oregon. Ron Mader will conduct a web workshop.
    9. 9. Inspire us! Who should apply? Any indigenous owner of a tourism service that seeks to conserve cultural traditions and biodiversity. If you have a website at any level of development, your participation is most welcome.
    10. 10. Encouraging Partnerships   Indigenous Indigenous Indigenous Non-indigenous Non-indigenous Indigenous Non-indigenous Non-indigenous
    11. 11. Bicicletas Pedro Martinez

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