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SollSussman
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Special Hollywood section in Latino Leaders magazine

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Latino Leaders magazine has just published a special section (written by me) on Latinos in Hollywood.

Latinos in Hollywood - Soll Sussman/Latino Leaders
http://www.latinoleaders.com/articulos. ... jemplar=17

"The winds of change are blowing into Hollywood, and they are bringing about new opportunities for minorities. For the first time ever, Latinos are beginning to share a slice of the pie in the entertainment industry and getting the recognition they have long deserved, and behind it all there is a group of leaders working tirelessly to make it happen. Here are some of the most important men and women changing the landscape of tinseltown today."

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Monterrey hip-hop scene, from the Austin American-Statesman

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Jeremy Schwartz in the Austin American-Statesman, June 20, 2005
http://www.statesman.com/news/content/n ... iphop.html

Throughout Mexico, a homegrown rap scene has quietly emerged in the past decade, characterized by a hard-edged, underground spirit that stems in part from the fact that hardly anyone is making any real money from it.

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Cabins by O

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Cabins by O

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Interview with Roberto Suro in Latino Leaders magazine

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Roberto Suro left a top-notch career in journalism to study the changing trends of Hispanic demographics in the U.S. This new position has given him some valuable insight on the Latino social phenomenon in North America. An interview by Soll Sussman is in the August-September issue of Latino Leaders magazine.

http://www.latinoleaders.com/articulos. ... jemplar=18

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Xochicalco: ornate temples and solar tricks - John Mitchell/Mexico Herald

http://www.mexiconews.com.mx/miami/16104.html

"The highway running south from Cuernavaca snakes past endless sugarcane fields, roadside stands piled high with freshly cut roses, and towns with tongue-twisting names that hark back to pre-Hispanic times. Before long, the ancient ruins of Xochicalco come into view, perched like a fortress high on a hill overlooking lush valleys and shimmering lakes."

Related news about Xochicalco’s Light and Sound Show:

http://johnsmitchell.blogspot.com/2005/ ... -show.html

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Puerto Morelos Recovers After Wilma

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Puerto Morelos took a devasting hit from Hurrciane Wilma when it stalled right over us. The worst of the damage was inflicted to beachfront property, but many of those are now rebuilding and will be open again soon

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After Wilma

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Forwarding excerpt of a post from Mexicanwave
http://forum.planeta.com/viewtopic.php?t=321

AFTER WILMA, A BLOG BRINGS HOPE TO CANCUN

A new blog has launched in time for the high season which traditionally begins for Canc?n and the Riviera Maya today. The blog offers specialised information for
* travellers trying to find out the latest developments
* tourism professionals to demonstrate how Canc?n and the Riviera Maya are getting back on their feet
>> http://www.afterwilma.info
>> http://www.flickr.com/groups/afterwilma

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Practitioner

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Mitchell, Ross E., and John R. Parkins.

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Best Practices Publication Now Available

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If you are looking for a sustainable tourism case study, or wanting to focus more on tourism best practices, I have just completed a publication that you may want to add to your library. Best Practices for Saving Paradise: A Teacher

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Tourism Newsletter now online

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For those of you wanting to read more about nature based tourism or ecotourism, check out our latest issue of our online newsletter
http://www.kalahari-online.com/win06.pdf

Our winter issue includes some great information on how code of ethics and great interpretation can help with your marketing efforts while helping protect the planet.

Cheers,
Carol Patterson

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Texas Nature Tourism Council

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Passing this along:

Issue #5 of the Texas Nature Tourism Council E-Newsletter (Spring 2006) is now available. To view the newsletter, go to
http://www.ttia.org/tntc/news.html

It can be downloaded as a Word document
http://www.ttia.org/tntc/tntc5.doc
or a PDF file
http://www.ttia.org/tntc/tntc5.pdf

Contact information:

Texas Nature Tourism Council/Texas Travel Industry Association
812 San Antonio Street, Suite 401
Austin, Texas 78701
ph: (512) 476-4472 fax: (512) 478-9177
http://www.ttia.org

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Xul Solar - Argentine avant-garde artist exhibit

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The Texas Observer recently published my interview with Dr. Mari Carmen Ram

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EcoTourism Newsletter online

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The latest issue of our online newsletter is now up. To learn more about current events in nature based tourism go to http://www.kalahari-online.com/spr06.pdf

Carol Patterson
President, Kalahari Management

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New Tourism page on Eldis

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The page presents some of the key issues regarding tourism and development. It highlights the challenges facing the tourism industry and also provides practical information. The page is intended as an introduction to the issues for a general development audience, but also provides a selection of further links and reading that might be of interest for a more specialised audience.

The Key issue page is available at: http://www.eldis.org/csr/tourism_intro.htm

Please let me know what you think of the page, and if you think it is a useful format, by writing to: csr-eldis@ids.ac.uk .

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Survey results on U.S. travel preferences

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I found this latest survey information on U.S. travel preferences interesting, especially as it relates to sustainable tourism:
http://www.travelwirenews.com/cgi-scrip ... 8574-p.htm

Basically saying that everyone dreams of visiting exotic destinations, but settle on Florida instead. Survey conducted of 1,100 U.S. adults by Omnibus for MasterCard. Hitting the beach and other warm-weather activities were top choice of 29%, followed by child-friendly destinations (12%), and historical/cultural destinations (10%). Other findings:


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