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Dr Harold Goodwin has worked on 4 continents with local communities, their governments and the inbound and outbound tourism industry. He is a Professor Emeritus and  Responsible Tourism Director at the Institute of Place Management at Manchester Metropolitan University, Managing Director of the Responsible Tourism Partnership and adviser to the World Travel Market on its Responsible Tourism programme at WTM London, which attracts 4000 participants each year, and WTM Africa and Latin America and Arabian Travel Market. He chairs the panels of judges for the World Responsible Tourism Awards and the other Awards in the family, Africa, India and Latin America. Harold founded the ICRTD series of International Conferences on Responsible Tourism in Destinations in 2002, he co-chairs the conferences with the local host organisation. He is also Founder Director of the International Centre for Responsible Tourism which he founded in 2002 and which promotes the principles of the Cape Town Declaration.

19 July 2022

Romania’s biggest visitor attraction exemplifies Responsible Tourism

Therme breaks new ground in the visitor economy developed in Romania by a growing international company. Similar day resorts will open in Manchester and Glasgow by […]
15 March 2022

‘We Are ONE’ concert in Bucharest raised almost 1 million euros for Ukrainian refugees

Ever since the start of the war in Ukraine, Romanians opened their arms to refugees fleeing their country. From the very beginning, people waited right past […]
15 February 2022

Romania is home to the largest population of Brown Bears in Europe

The Brown Bear is a well-known symbol of mountain woodlands across Eurasia and North America. While it was once roaming the continents from one ocean to […]
12 May 2021

Romania’s Bran Castle to offer free vaccine shots to visitors

Romania’s Bran Castle is offering free Covid-19 vaccine shots to its visitors, who then would be able to visit the medieval torture chambers for free. Travel […]
11 May 2021

Liechtenstein prince accused of illegally killing ‘Romania’s largest bear’

Two environmental NGOs have accused a Liechtenstein prince of illegally shooting Romania’s largest bear in a trophy hunt. In a joint statement published last week Romania’s Agent Green […]
1 December 2020

A mud bath in Transylvania’s old salt quarries

In a Transylvania, Romania, ex-salt mines have become a health ritual among the inhabitants, and now tourists, as people bathe in the old quarries and on […]
15 November 2020

Travel restrictions in brief: Romania 🇷🇴

Note: Last update of this article occurred on December 15th. Can I travel to Romania? Yes, but those people below traveling to Romania and coming from […]
7 October 2020

Covid-19: European Commission approves €19.3 million loan guarantee for TAROM

The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a loan guarantee of around €19.3 million to compensate the Romanian state-owned airline TAROM for damaged […]
13 August 2020

Unexpected Treasures:
Văcărești Nature Park, Bucharest

Former Eastern bloc countries have been attracting visitors since the fall of the former Soviet Union. Cities like Prague and Budapest have long been on the […]
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