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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 September 2022

Do we really need to rethink tourism?

Next Tuesday, World Tourism Day will be celebrated from Indonesia, “putting people and planet first and bringing everyone from governments and businesses to local communities together […]
19 September 2022

Solar powered Lightyear 0 is the most aerodynamic car in the world

Lightyear, the high-tech company developing the world’s first solar car, announced last week Lightyear 0 will be the world’s most aerodynamic production car, with a record-breaking […]
19 September 2022

High-speed internet now available on all seven continents thanks to SpaceX

High-speed internet is now available on all seven continents as SpaceX Starlink satellite internet service arrives in Antarctica. In a tweet, the National Science Foundation (NSF) […]
16 September 2022

Doctors warn against latest Tik Tok trend of ‘perineum sunning’

There is a new trend taking over Tik Tok – perineum sunning. People are pointing their private parts at the sun, saying the practice “increases vibrations”. […]
15 September 2022

People are going on honeymoons without their spouses. A new trend?

Marriage. Is it something we still want to “achieve” in our lives or is it an obsolete remnant from long-gone times and traditions? The answer depends. […]
15 September 2022

4 wildlife travellers making a difference

For some people, the ultimate getaway involves quality time at an infinity pool in an idyllic island setting, cocktail in hand, with wait staff standing by […]
15 September 2022

Switching to renewable energy could save the world trillions, new Oxford study shows

A recent Oxford University study reveals that changing from fossil fuels to renewable energy could save the world as much as 12 trillion euros by 2050. […]
13 September 2022

How many countries did Queen Elizabeth II reign over?

Queen Elizabeth II had a long and eventful life. Her Majesty ascended to the throne when she was just 26 years old, after her father, King […]
13 September 2022

These are all the countries Queen Elizabeth II visited during her 70-year reign

The whole world paused on 8 September when Bucking Palace confirmed that Queen Elizabeth II died. Her Majesty was the UK’s longest reigning monarch, marking 70 […]
13 September 2022

Airbnb testing ‘anti-party’ algorithm to enforce ban on big parties

Sleeping in someone else’s home. That’s what Airbnb used to be all about when it first launched but much has changed since then. Even though it’s […]
12 September 2022

10 Most stylish hotels and spas for 2022

Architecture and design magazine Dezeen has just released its 2022 awards shortlist for the most spectacular architectures in the world, recognizing several new hotels and spas. […]
12 September 2022

This volcano inspired superyacht has a molten staircase

Superyacht experiences are becoming more and more popular and designers are taking advantage of the increasing rave to compete over who can create the most luxurious, […]
12 September 2022

Is climate change turning winter into the new summer holiday season?

This year, heat records have been broken all over the world. During the summer, over 60% of Europe was in danger of serious drought, the highest […]
9 September 2022

The history of the black box

A black box is a flight data recorder (FDR), nowadays fitted on each and every plane. They record dozens of parameters collected several times per second […]
9 September 2022

Asian travelers’ rising preference for sustainability presses industry players to meet expectation

The Asia-Pacific region accounts for nearly 60% of the global population. For the sustainable travel movement to make any seismic change globally, it would be completely […]
7 September 2022

Turbulence to last longer and become more severe due to climate change

Most travelers have experienced it while flying. Turbulence can cause slight discomfort, dizziness, and sometimes even accidents in the cabin. The word turbulence derives from the […]
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