15. General Assembly of the Wikivoyage association
The 15. General Assembly of the Wikivoyage association took place online at our association wiki between November 30, 2013 and December 14, 2013. Contents are readable by all visitors, writing is permitted to the association members only.
WikiCon 2013 in Karlsruhe
Several members of the Wikivoyage association and authors of Wikivoyage took part in this year’s WinCon 2013. The WikiConvention or shortly WikiCon is the meeting of the communities of the German Wikipedia and its sister projects. The meeting was held at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) from 22 to 24 November 2013. On Sunday, DerFussi presented a lecture about the the project to participants interested in. On the brink of the meeting numerous discussions were held, such as with Lydia Pintscher on the state and future developments of Wikidata. Here, the integration of the vCard or listing items into the database were discussed.
Three association members gave a small interview on Sunday, which can be found on YouTube:
Several association members and authors participated in the WikiCon 2013 in Karlsruhe. more...
Wikimania 2013 in Hongkong
This year’s Wikimania conference was held in Hong Kong, China, from the 7th to 11th August 2013. The conference brought together about 700 participants, including our association chairman DerFussi. The joint presentation by James Heilman and Stefan Fussan on “Wikivoyage: Travellers helping travellers” got great feedback. In the lecture the new Wikimedia sister project, its community, initial difficulties, possible future developments and the association were presented.
The presentation can be found on Wikimedia Commons:
James heilman and Stefan Fassan presented the project Wikivoyage and the association. more...
Vietnamese Wikivoyage started
Many greetings to the Southeast Asia. Welcome to the Wikivoyage family. Please help to build up the new community:
Greek Wikivoyage started
Many greetings to the Mediterranean Sea. Welcome to the Wikivoyage family. Please help to build up the new community:
Two new language versions
The Wikivoyage family has two new members - Hebrew and Ukrainian. Please help to build up the family:
Settlement of litigation between Internet Brands and the Wikimedia Foundation
Geoff Brigham announced a „A victory for Wikivoyage and free knowledge“. The WMF and IB settled their legal proceedings. A statement on the websites will bid for a peaceful coexistence of the travel projects. The aggreement has eben signed by the Wikimedia Foundation, Iinternet Brands and the Wikivoyage e.V.:
Settlement of litigation between Internet Brands and the Wikimedia Foundation more...
Two new language versions
The Wikivoyage family has two new members - Polish and Romanian. The Polish Wikivoyage main page is resplendent in a new design, the Romanian one is about to be built up. Please help to build up the family:
Wikivoyage startet ein Arbeitsprojekt mit der Gemeinde Wennigsen
Zusammen mit der Gemeinde Wennigsen (Deister) erarbeitet die Wikivoyage Community im Rahmen der Expedition 'Musterartikel'. Ziel ist es, den Artikel zur Gemeinde als vorbildhaften Kleinstadtartikel auszubauen. Seiteneffekt sind die Verbesserung der Projekt- und Hilfeartikel sowie eine Verbesserung der VCard und die Schaffung eines Satzes von Symbolen für das Reiseführerprojektes.
Wikivoyage has got an Paypal account
The Wikivoyage association is becoming more international. Now we have the opportunity to send membership fees and donations to the association via Paypal. Please send it to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donations and membership fees can be sent via Paypal now. Please send it to: email@example.com more...