Responsible Tourism Week 2012

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Fall in love with responsible tourism February 13-19 as Planeta.com hosts Responsible Tourism Week, our 4th annual, week-long online unconference.

Responsible Tourism Week 2012 is a fun, free, five-day mash-up exploring down-to-earth applications of noble concepts including responsible tourism, conscious travel, the local travel movement and ecotourism with effective and inexpensive social media.

Details: http://planeta.wikispaces.com/rtweek2012

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Responsible Tourism Week 2012

  1. 1. February 13-19, 2012 pl aneta. com
  2. 2. Fall in love with responsible trave. This presentation recaps RT Week with posters, screenshots and artwork. You are welcome to adapt and reuse with the attribution-sharealike license. We welcome your interaction -- comments, questions, suggestions, shares, clips, favorites, likes and hearts. - Ron Mader (Oaxaca, 2012) 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 / r t w e e k 2 0 1 2 About This Presentation
  3. 3. responsible tourism week @ planeta.com #rtweek2012 semana del turismo responsible @ planeta.com #rtweek2012 semaine du tourisme equitable @ planeta.com #rtweek2012 vastutustundliku turismi nädal @ planeta.com #rtweek2012 veckan för ansvarsfull turism @ planeta.com #rtweek2012 week van verantwoordelike toerisme @ planeta.com #rtweek2012 レスポンシブル・ツーリズム 週間 @ planeta.com #rtweek2012
  4. 4. Fall in love
  5. 5. Responsible Tourism creates better places for people to live and better places to visit. Cape Town Declaration, 2002
  6. 6. In February 2012 we held an unusual unconference to celebrate good practices around the globe.
  7. 7. Foto Credit: NASA Earth Observatory
  8. 8. Responsible Tourism Week is a
  9. 9. Responsible Tourism Week is conducted online and on the ground
  10. 10. Compare the Cost Traditional Conference •  Conference $200 •  Transportation $500 •  Accommodation $500 •  Food and Beverage $200 •  Catalogs and Flyers $200 Tourism Unconference •  Preparation Time •  Participation Time •  (Financial donations optional) Cost: $$$$$ Cost: Time and effort
  11. 11. No Entrance Fee! FREE
  12. 12. Donations are welcome
  13. 13. No Jet Lag!
  14. 14. How to participate
  15. 15. Budget Time
  16. 16. Circle the dates on your calendar.
  17. 17. Stuck for ideas? Check what others did last year.
  18. 18. Seek out slow adventures
  19. 19. Take pictures in a responsible manner
  20. 20. Create a FotoSafari
  21. 21. Purchase local postcards (and send them to friends)
  22. 22. Purchase +promote local folk art
  23. 23. Visit Local Markets + Museums Photo: Melissa and Ron in Mexico
  24. 24. Seek out handmade chocolate
  25. 25. Seek out locally produced food
  26. 26. Create a carrotmob
  27. 27. Reduce, reuse, recycle
  28. 28. Get on the bus! Get on the Bus! Cancún, México
  29. 29. Walk Photo: Anders, Shep and Edgar in Sweden
  30. 30. Bike Leo MacMillan in Cape Town, South Africa
  31. 31. Make your own poster
  32. 32. Make your own poster
  33. 33. Make a Foamboard
  34. 34. ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ Be attentive Be generous Be creative Be curious Tick the Boxes ✔ Be empathetic
  35. 35. !  Facebook !  Flickr !  Foursquare !  LinkedIn !  Slideshare !  Storify !  Twitter !  YouTube !  Wiki Responsible Travel Twitter YouTube Flickr Planeta Facebook Wiki
  36. 36. Tweet from Planeta.com
  37. 37. Tweet from the Wiki
  38. 38. Introduce yourself! facebook.com/events/135563616538509
  39. 39. Blog!
  40. 40. Share this on Wordpress
  41. 41. Curate!
  42. 42. Create a YouTube Playlist
  43. 43. Upload photos to Groups
  44. 44. Share Images on Flickr
  45. 45. Use Foursquare to let others find places you recommend
  46. 46. slideshare.net/planeta/rtweek2012 Please Share
  47. 47. @ronmader

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