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April 19-27 National Park Week (USA)
April 26-27 NY Travel Festival (New York City, USA) #NYTF
May 2 First Friday (Las Vegas, Nevada) #FirstFridayLV
May 6-9 Tianguis Turistico (Cancun, Mexico)
May 10-11 World Migratory Bird Day
May 10-12 Indaba (Durban, South Africa)
May 17 Restaurant Day (Finland)
June 12 - July 30 FIFA World Cup
June 21 Solstice
July 21-27 Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week)
June 28 Matariki (New Zealand)
July 9-11 Nethui (Auckland, New Zealand)
August 4-10 Indigenous Peoples Week #ipw4
September 26-28 Mossel Bay Travel Festival (Mossel Bay, South Africa)
October 31 Sesquicentennial celebration (Nevada, USA)
November 12-20 World Parks Congress (Sydney, Australia) #WorldParksCongress






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2014 Responsible Travel Week

Fall in love with responsible travel February 10-16 as Planeta.com hosts our sixth annual Responsible Travel Week, a week-long unconference that kicks off 2014 in fine style. A great plus: admission is free and there's no jet lag! The event takes place online and around the world through a series of local events organized by participants. Sponsorships are available.

What is Responsible Travel? Responsible travel is treating others the way they wish to be treated. Good friends agree that responsible travel is a must-have in the growing movement that connects visitors and locals.

Who should participate? Everyone's invited! For visitors, this event is an opportunity to see where to go, how to travel and who to meet. For local tourism leaders and travel businesses, this is free advertising and an opportunity to learn good practices from around the globe.

Why participate? If you are curious about responsible travel, this event lets you explore the topic in depth. It's a catalyst for many to get up to speed on the off-the-shelf social web channels. Exemplary performance will be recognized and rewarded.

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Wiki: http://planeta.wikispaces.com/rtweek2014
Google+: http://tinyurl.com/planetagoogleplus
Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/planeta/rtweek2014
Storify: http://storify.com/ronmader/rtweek14
Storehouse: https://www.storehouse.co/stories/a6aa-responsible-travel-week
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/337144946403377
Twitter Hashtag: #rtweek14



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June 26 Google+ Hangout: Let's talk about our relationships. New roles for travel media, destination marketing, locals and visitors

Flashback: Biodiversity, Indigenous Peoples and the Social Web

October 8-19 Hyderabad hosted the Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Planeta Founder Ron Mader facilitated the Global Workshop for Indigenous and Local Communities: Biodiversity, Tourism and the Social Web to engage CoP 11 participants and colleagues around the world with new networking tools that highlight indigenous and local community tourism services that conserve traditional culture and local biodiversity.
Summary on Ron's blog



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