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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.

8 June 2021

June 23rd is World Female Ranger Day

Holly Budge has climbed Everest, raised over £400,000 for charities and describes herself as a “a badass adventurer with a couple of world records under her […]
8 June 2021

“It’s time to come together and #reunite” WTTC new international travel campaign

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) launched on June 7, a new campaign calling on governments around the world to restart international travel and enable […]
8 June 2021

A brief history of Kombucha

Kombucha is a fermented and sweetened Chinese beverage with a controversial history. Normally made with black or green tea leaves, Kombucha requires a double fermentation process. […]
8 June 2021

Sleeping with the fishes – 5 hotels with underwater rooms

There is nothing quite as alluring as the beauty of the deep blue sea. It has been fascinating people for thousands of years from sailors to […]
7 June 2021

Top 10 biggest airports in the world

Airports are the gateway to somewhere different; to other cities, foreign countries, interesting places. An exciting place for those who wish to travel and see the […]
4 June 2021

Why do we need to care about the environment?

Every 5th of June we celebrate World Environment Day, an important reminder that we must all do what we can to protect our natural surroundings and […]
3 June 2021

Happy World Bicycle Day: 10 reasons to travel by bike

Today, June 3rd, is World Bicycle Day, a day that celebrates the unique experience that is riding a bike, and the durability and longevity of the […]
3 June 2021

Tourists numbers down 83% but confidence slowly rising

International tourist arrivals were down 83% in the first quarter of 2021 as widespread travel restrictions remained in place. However, the UNWTO Confidence Index shows signs […]
1 June 2021

Varosha: Did you know that this ghost town from the 1970s might reopen to visitors?

Nearly forty seven years ago, one of the most famous tourist areas of the Mediterranean, with more than a hundred hotels, restaurants and nightclubs that welcomed […]
1 June 2021

10 glass bridges and skywalks – would you dare to walk across one?

There are many incredible views around the world from hilltops and mountains – whether you can look across valleys, mountain tops or the sea, there is […]
1 June 2021

10 most amazing caves in the world

Nature has a unique beauty; from the many incredible animals to beautiful waterfalls and caves. Caves are a very special part of nature’s beauty because they […]
1 June 2021

Learning to live with Covid and Climate Change

Over the last twelve months, we have made some progress in learning to live with Covid with vaccinations and better treatments, new social protocols and vaccine […]
1 June 2021

Meet Doctor Jungle: The vet who is saving amputee elephants

Dr. Chloe Buiting – dubbed the ‘Jungle Doctor’ – is a dedicated 31-year-old Australian veterinarian who is passionate about species conservation and wildlife medicine. Despite her young age, the […]
31 May 2021

Naturally developed immunity to Covid-19 could last for at least a year

Immunity to Covid-19 may last for at least a year, according to two recent studies cited in the New York Times. The studies looked at a […]
31 May 2021

10 tallest buildings in Europe

The tallest tower in the world is “Burj Khalifa” in Dubai, with an impressive height of 828m. Although Europe is a bit stricter when it comes […]
31 May 2021

Go digital or travellers will stay home, says IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned of potential airport chaos unless governments move quickly to adopt digital processes to manage travel health credentials (Covid-19 testing […]
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