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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.

23 February 2021

Viruses: What’s in a name?

The 1918 flu pandemic was caused by an H1N1 virus with genes of avian origin. We remember it as the Spanish Flu because it was reported […]
23 February 2021

Restarting tourism in the Caribbean

From the need for enhanced political engagement to developing relevant expertise, the World Tourism Organization, jointly with the Caribbean Tourism Organization, have united their Members in […]
22 February 2021

The Perfect Margarita Recipe

Did you know that today, February 22nd, is National Margarita Day? The Margarita, a combination of triple sec, tequila, and lime juice, was first created in […]
21 February 2021

G7 group committed to beat Covid-19

G7 leaders met on February 19th and resolved to work together to beat Covid-19 and rebuild better. Drawing on the G7’s strengths and values as democratic, […]
19 February 2021

A robot bartender onboard ready to mix your favorite cocktail

MSC Cruises is ready to bring on board a robot bartender who will make you some delicious and refreshing cocktails. Get ready to meet Rob. The […]
19 February 2021

The millions Cristiano Ronaldo earns weekly with Instagram

World-renowned football player Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly makes more money being an influencer on Instagram than he does playing soccer for Juventus. He has established himself not […]
19 February 2021

Clubhouse: the new social media app for millionaires

Clubhouse is an invitation-only audio-chat social networking app, launched in April 2020 as a space for creatives to network all over the world. Launched by software […]
18 February 2021

8 Dracula film adaptations

Even those people who have never seen an adaptation of the book know about Dracula and the iconography he represents. You’ll rarely find adaptations of Dracula […]
18 February 2021

New survey shows travel planning is giving people hope

A recent survey of North American travellers, commissioned by adventure tour operator Exodus Travels and conducted by OnePoll, found that learning a new language and immersing themselves in travel stories […]
17 February 2021

2020 marks the worst year for international arrivals to Europe in over 30 years

As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its second year, its widespread impact continues to weigh heavily on European destinations and the wider tourism economy. The most recent […]
16 February 2021

Why do we celebrate Pancake Day?

It’s that delicious time of the year – pancake day! Time to dig out your pancake pan, grab your favourite toppings and enjoy. But why do […]
16 February 2021

Living with pandemics

An H1N1 virus caused the last major pandemic with genes of avian origin. It was rampant 1918-1920, often referred to as Spanish Flu it was first […]
16 February 2021

What is Mardi Gras?

Also known as Carnival or Carnaval, Mardi Gras celebrations see people the world over taking to the streets in their finest costumes, accompanied by music and […]
15 February 2021

10 unmissable carnivals around the world

1. Rio de Janeiro Carnival, Brazil Probably the first to come to mind when we think of the world’s greatest carnival, and with good reason, the […]
12 February 2021
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10 Famous romantic places to inspire your next couples’ adventure

1. Santorini by the sea Katikies Hotel in Santorini  Katikies is a cliffside boutique hotel above Santorini’s Caldera in Oia, the perfect spot to view the […]
12 February 2021

What is the real story of Valentine’s Day?

It occurs every February 14th, and whether you love it or hate it, you cannot avoid it: Valentine’s Day. Shop displays fill with heart decorations, chocolate, […]
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