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by Antonis
Fri Nov 16, 2007 4:44 am
Forum: Conversations
Topic: ECOCLUB: Conversation with Antonis B. Petropoulos
Replies: 18
Views: 27260

Web 2.0 ? I maintain an eclectic / critical attitude. Web 1.0 still has a lot to offer, for example there are wonderful forums like the planeta one, much more useful and unifying than some of the confusing, opaque, fractionating and over-individualistic tools peddled in the context of Web 2.0. When ...
by Antonis
Tue Oct 23, 2007 12:21 pm
Forum: Conversations
Topic: ECOCLUB: Conversation with Antonis B. Petropoulos
Replies: 18
Views: 27260

I have offered some views on the topic of the
by Antonis
Mon Oct 15, 2007 5:14 am
Forum: Conversations
Topic: ECOCLUB: Conversation with Antonis B. Petropoulos
Replies: 18
Views: 27260

And just let me add, that it is not just ecologists, "loonies" and fringe elements that are uneasy about carbon offsets and voluntary emission targets... Check out this blog post, by none other than the E.U. Environment Commissioner, Stavros Dimas: "Voluntary Emission Targets Do Not Work" >> http://...
by Antonis
Thu Oct 11, 2007 3:31 am
Forum: Conversations
Topic: ECOCLUB: Conversation with Antonis B. Petropoulos
Replies: 18
Views: 27260

I am a great fan of etymology, the meaning and uses of words. Some people roll their eyes when they hear about the need for clear definitions, still I believe this is very important as laws and civilisation itself are based on words. In earlier times people used to communicate by cries, moans and th...
by Antonis
Thu Oct 04, 2007 3:59 am
Forum: Conversations
Topic: ECOCLUB: Conversation with Antonis B. Petropoulos
Replies: 18
Views: 27260

Thank you very much for honouring me with this invitation to the holy e-grounds of Ecotourism that is Planeta! The opportunities that the Internet has opened up are endless. In the case of Tourism it has levelled the playing-field, allowing eco practitioners and enthusiasts to compete with giants, a...
by Antonis
Mon Jul 04, 2005 7:29 am
Forum: Marketing
Topic: Awards
Replies: 59
Views: 70245

ECOCLUB.com Ecolodge Awards 2005

To celebrate its 6th anniversary, ECOCLUB, (Web: www.ecoclub.com), the International Ecotourism Club, held its second annual Ecolodge Project Competition, the "ECOCLUB.com Ecolodge Awards 2005". ECOCLUB Members were asked to vote for the two best project proposals submitted by Ecolodges around the w...
by Antonis
Wed Jun 01, 2005 5:33 am
Forum: Marketing
Topic: Awards
Replies: 59
Views: 70245

Re: ECOCLUB.com Ecolodge Awards 2005

Thank you Ron.

All are welcome to the presentation of the candidates and their projects today Wednesday, at 15:00 GMT, at http://ecoclub/chat/

To find the local time in your area, please see
http://ecoclub.com/chat/worldtime.html

Antonis

ECOCLUB.com
by Antonis
Tue May 03, 2005 3:31 am
Forum: Rural Tourism
Topic: 2005 Dialogue
Replies: 43
Views: 79601

Where, who, why

Judging from the postings, so far, it is clear that Rural Tourism signifies many different things to different people, depending on their location, professional & recreational experience and interests. I am neither a farmer who receives guests, nor a consultant wishing to advise such a farmer, n...
by Antonis
Mon Apr 25, 2005 1:50 pm
Forum: Rural Tourism
Topic: 2005 Dialogue
Replies: 43
Views: 79601

Intro

Thank you Ron for organising a conference on this important topic. Rural tourism, is primarily considered by policy makers as a possible but usually elusive, alternative source of income, for farmers, whereas, (and therein lies my own interest in it) rural tourism properly implemented, promoted, coo...
by Antonis
Mon Apr 25, 2005 1:37 pm
Forum: Rural Tourism
Topic: Defining Rural Tourism
Replies: 4
Views: 19865

defining rural tourism

Rural tourism involves tourists witnessing or participating in activities that form the core of country life such as farming (synonyms: farm tourism, agrotourism /agritourism). Loosely defined it can encompass any activity that takes place in a non-urban, populated area. With farm incomes dwindling ...
by Antonis
Fri Mar 18, 2005 5:20 am
Forum: Rural Tourism
Topic: Recommended Reading - Rural Tourism
Replies: 18
Views: 36216

Some references

Rural tourism being quite an old concept and a vast topic, there are many reports and on-line resources. Some that I found interesting are: Thinking of starting in rural tourism? : a resource book by Ministry of Agriculture & Forestry, New Zealand m Q & A about Rural Tourism Development, bas...