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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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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 Photo: Teotitlán delValle,Veronica Lazo Mendoza
  2. 2. The Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award is a collaborative effort between Planeta.com and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). This presentation is an overview presented in 2010. Your comments are welcome and so are embeds, likes, hearts, clips and shares. - Ron Mader (Las Vegas, 2016) p l a n e t a . c o m • p l a n e t a . w i k i s p a c e s . c o m / i t b w About This Presentation
  3. 3. planeta.wikispaces.com/itbw
  4. 4. Change The World H e l p E d i t Image: openclipart.org
  5. 5. CBD Workshops
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. The ITBW Award showcases best practices in web-based technologies helping indigenous people manage tourism in a biodiversity-friendly way.
  8. 8. 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.
  9. 9. 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.
  10. 10. 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.
  11. 11. 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.
  12. 12. 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.
  13. 13. Encouraging Partnerships Indigenous Indigenous Indigenous Non-indigenous Non-indigenous Indigenous Non-indigenous Non-indigenous
  14. 14. Bicicletas Pedro Martinez Brambuk the National Park & Cultural Centre Chitral Association for Mountain Area Tourism Chalalan Ecolodge Hospitality Kyrgyzstan Kakadu Culture Camp Nutti Sami Sii Pathways Hotel Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre Taiamai Tours TIME Unlimited NZ Tours Te Urewera Treks Tjapukai Aboriginal Culture Park Xe Pian National Protected Area Nominees
  15. 15. Judges
  16. 16. PopularVote Award: Time Unlimited Judges Award: Nutti Sámi Siida 2010 WINNERS
  17. 17. 2010 FINALISTS
  18. 18. Evaluation 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. Among the criteria for evaluation, the website should ... be regularly updated link to other relevant sites, including Web 2.0 channels reflect indigenous ownership, authenticity and heritage encourage sustainable livelihoods, respect of life on earth be user-friendly be trustworthy provide clear contextual information have text in English feature the award logo
  19. 19. Winning Tips All indigenous tourism websites are advised to: 1) Create an informative, content-rich website that provides detailed information for visitors seeking eco-friendly, people- friendly and place-friendly travel. 2) Link the tourism products presented in the website to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity, and to the fair and equitable distribution of benefits arising from the use of biological resources. 3) Integrate indigenous language and culture into your site 4) Integrate biodiversity as part of the product and message
  20. 20. More Winning Tips Indigenous tourism websites are advised to: 5) Use a few Web 2.0 tools 6) Exchange lessons learned in setting up and managing your website 7) Add the award logo with link on your website.
  21. 21. !  Delicious !  Facebook !  Flickr !  Google Earth !  Slideshare !  Twitter !  YouTube !  Wiki Web 2.0
  22. 22. Winners of the Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award will be showcased at the September 2010 Ecotourism Conference in Portland, Oregon.
  23. 23. Maker Matriarch -You mob need to showcase you're business to other koori communities, help them celebrate the culture, educate the wider community, and reap the benefits for the survival of Koori people and the culture.This is an excellent example of what can be done, congratulations, keep up the great work xoxo March 11 at 9:15pm
  24. 24. indigenous tourism and biodiversity website 2010 Award
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  26. 26. @ronmader

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