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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.

15 June 2021

Brexit causes staff shortages and pay rises in UK hospitality

I was one of those accused of scaremongering for suggesting that restricting entry to the UK might create labour shortages, and let me say clearly that […]
11 June 2021

Airbnb for gardens: the app connecting gardeners with gardens

It’s a common format now; you need something so you download an app to locate and link up with whoever can provide it. Looking for a […]
9 June 2021

Are airships the future of short-distance air travel?

Could airships be the future of short-distance air travel? Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV), a company based in Bedford in the UK, believes so. Using the slogan ‘Rethink […]
7 June 2021

Ryanair condemns the UK’s “bizarre” decision to remove Portugal from the “green list”

Ryanair condemned last Friday the “bizarre” decision of the United Kingdom to remove Portugal from the “green list” of international travel, underlining that the decision “has […]
4 June 2021

UK bans Portugal: An inconsistent decision

The removal of Portugal from the United Kingdom’s green list, more than knowing whether it is a well-founded decision, consistent or not, is a decision that […]
4 June 2021

UK government removes Portugal from ‘green list’ and moves more countries to ‘red’

Not long after adding Portugal to the UK travel green list, the UK government has now removed Portugal once again, adding it to the amber list […]
2 June 2021

5 of the British royal family’s most bizarre rules

One of the most famous, iconic families around today, the British royal family are often the subject of newspaper, magazines and TV stories. Not exactly your […]
28 May 2021

10 most beautiful UK towns and villages

Holidays bring many pleasure, whether its a walk in the mountains, a visit to some museums, swimming in the sea or just relaxing doing nothing. More […]
21 May 2021

Half a million jobs could be lost in the UK this summer

Up to half a million jobs could be lost in the UK Travel & Tourism sector if the government fails to significantly reopen international travel as […]
21 May 2021

Mysterious stone artworks appear in Lake District

A set of mysterious artworks have appeared in different parts of the Lake District, in England. Admirers have been wondering who might have made them. According […]
21 May 2021

The Portuguese Queen who inspired the English peoples’ love of tea

We all know how the English love their tea. It’s the ultimate stereotype; an English person sat clutching their precious cup of tea, probably a biscuit […]
18 May 2021

Could virtual queuing be the answer to avoiding airport queues?

As travel gradually resumes around the world, British Airways will trial a new intelligent virtual queuing system by tech firm Qmatic in an effort to avoid […]
17 May 2021

Starting today, Brits can legally holiday abroad

As the UK continues on its roadmap out of lockdown, today’s easing of Covid-19 restrictions meant Brits can now travel abroad for leisure, according to the […]
14 May 2021

Queen Elizabeth launches her own beer

Queen Elizabeth II has launched her own brand of beer, which is brewed with organic barley grown on the grounds of her beautiful royal estate at […]
12 May 2021

Hotels in England will open on 17th May

The UK’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that the next phase of the country’s easing of lockdown will go ahead across England, with indoor hospitality […]
7 May 2021

The world’s first Batman-themed restaurant is coming to London

The world’s first ever Batman-themed restaurant is coming to London, UK and will feature Batman, Superman and other DC Comics characters, says Movie studio Warner Bros. […]
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