Posted on 2013/02/17 by


Ron Mader

Responsible Travel Week, Day #7: Sunday, February 17

2013 is the fifth year for Responsible Travel Week (February 11-17) and’s 13th year of innovative conferencing. We expect our global conversation to take a great leap forward thanks to inspired participation.

Day #7. This is the official close of Responsible Travel Week. Thanks to everyone who has participated. This has been our best RT Week in five years with more engagement on Facebook, more tweets on Twitter, more ‘small steps’ by various participants who were brave enough to create accounts on social web channels. It’s easy once you know how to do it, but the first step … seems difficult if you don’t have encouragement.

Allow us to speculate a bit on the future of travel and tourism. Why shouldn’t it be more responsible, interpreting that as a win-win for locals and visitors?

During the International Year of Ecotourism the traveling public were…

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