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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.

21 January 2021

Mobile phones: selfies, trophies and managing tourism

In the old days with a box camera every photograph you took cost money, we were careful about how many photos we took. The film was […]
20 January 2021

Nanotourism: the new trend in a post-Covid world?

A creative critique to the current environmental, social and economic downsides of conventional tourism, as a participatory, locally oriented, bottom-up alternative. Definition of Nanotourism Nanotourism is […]
19 January 2021

Dinner is served! Would you eat insects if they were on European menus?

Have you ever eaten an insect? Would you try one? Or buy food products containing them? Entomophagy, the practice of eating insects, has so far been […]
19 January 2021

WHO chief warns against ‘catastrophic moral failure’ in Covid-19 vaccine access

Addressing the agency’s Executive Board, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus expressed fear that “even as vaccines bring hope to some, they become another brick in the wall of inequality […]
19 January 2021

The 10 Most Beautiful Frozen Waterfalls

Nature has a lot of beautiful faces, and winter time, when everything is frozen, is no exception. From an artistic point of view, winter is certainly […]
18 January 2021

WHO rejects idea of a vaccine passport as a condition for travel

The idea of vaccine passports is being more and more often proposed as a possible solution to restore safe travel. This could potentially solve the gigantic […]
18 January 2021

Why is Glamping a new trend in tourism?

Who has ever wished to spend a holiday in a tent, close to nature, but with the comfort they would have in a hotel room? Well, […]
18 January 2021
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An experience in Mount Kailash, I could never forget

Back in 2005, I couldn’t resist the urge to capture this click with my Tibetan host. Needless to say, it was the days of KODAK films. […]
18 January 2021

Mental Health Guidelines to aid the recovery of Travel & Tourism

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched its new mental health guidelines for the Travel & Tourism sector, which have been compiled to support […]
15 January 2021

10 Ski Resorts you should visit in 2021

We all know that winters, at least in some parts of the world, are synonymous with snow… a lot of snow. And a lot of snow […]
14 January 2021

5 best European second cities to visit in 2021

1. Sète, France A lovely combination of city culture and beach life, Sète in the Occitanie region of France is the perfect holiday spot. A thin […]
14 January 2021

Dry January: A post-holidays liver detox

We are in the middle of January and all holidays are gone. Now we have no excuses: It’s time to go back to a balanced lifestyle […]
14 January 2021

5 books that make you want to explore the Amazon

Great books have an incredible ability to transport you; one minute you’re sat on the sofa finding your page, the next you’re exploring a far off […]
13 January 2021

5 cool sustainable fashion brands

A big hurdle in trying to live a more sustainable life is often fashion. We wear clothes every day, and whether you have slightly too many […]
13 January 2021

10 most beautiful airports in the world

With travel currently restricted and air transport being heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the airports are unfortunately not as busy as they used […]
13 January 2021
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Best home workouts you can do without any equipment

1. Ascending squat jump Stand next to a staircase with your feet spread apart to balance the weights according to your shoulders. Squat down and, swinging […]
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