[ecotourism_certification] 2002 Preview
- [Ron Mader of Planeta.com <ron@...> does a better job than
most of us in laying out an annual program of activities and sticking
This calendar of events linked to the International Year of
Ecotourism preparations is worth saving and consulting from
time-to-time. Note especially the "on-line conference" in October
2002, dealing with the theme of the role of NGOs and community-based
organizations in ecotourism. bp]
"Exploring Ecotourism in the Americas"
UPCOMING EVENTS, WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS FOR 2002
Webhost: Ron Mader, Planeta.com
You are cordially invited to preview Planeta.com's schedule of online
activities planned for the coming year. Beginning with:
"2002 EVENTS CALENDAR"
March 2002- Conference:
"COMMUNITIES AND TOURISM"
- We open the year with a public online conference focusing on communities
and tourism. We'll look for answers to such key questions as: What are the
pros and cons of tourism for locals? and: Who really represents the local
"INTERNET WORKSHOP FOR TRAVEL PROVIDERS"
- We continue our ongoing series of practical workshops for travel providers
using the Web to develop and market their services. (Mode$t Fee)
- Planeta.com presents a public online forum on developing the business side
of ecotourism. Registration opens in February 2002.
"THE ROLE OF NGOs AND NONPROFITS IN TOURISM AND CONSERVATION"
- Planeta.com invites interactive participation by all those interested in
the impact of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Non-profit
Institutions (NPIs) upon conservation and tourism.
International Year of Ecotourism
This list of activities will undoubtedly be expanded in the months ahead.
Media Releases <http://groups.yahoo.com/group/planeta_press> from
Planeta.com will keep you updated on any subsequent additions. Many thanks
for your interest and support: past, present and future.
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