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Voting Now Open – Indigenous Tourism/Biodiversity Website Award

Posted by deborahmclaren on January 21, 2009

Planeta Update – Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award

>> http://www.planeta.com

The nominees are:

Bookabee Tours
Chalalán Ecolodge
The Great Spirit Circle Trail
Guurrbi Tours
Huit Huit Tours
Indigenous Trails
It’s Wild! Bush Camps
Kapawi Amazon Ecolodge
Magic Mara Safaris
Nguna – Pele Marine Protected Area
Ricancie
Sani Lodge
Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre
TIME Unlimited
Tjapukai Aboriginal Culture Park

Voting is now open for the Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website

Award! Details – http://planeta.wikispaces.com/itbw

This initiative is the result of a collaborative effort between Planeta.com and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity to showcase best practices in web-based technologies helping indigenous people manage tourism in a biodiversity-friendly way. Voting takes place January 20 – February 20, 2009.

The award is presented to indigenous tourism websites that promote

sustainable practices and educate visitors on cultural protocols and

biodiversity conservation. Nominees include indigenous owned and operated tourism
businesses around the world. See the wiki —

http://planeta.wikispaces.com/itbw — for the descriptions of the operations with
links to highlights and Web 2.0 tools.

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