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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.

7 December 2021

All-inclusive responsible holidays in the next decade?

Might it be possible in the next decade to by an all-inclusive holiday with a decarbonised zero-emissions flight, and accommodation, food and beverage and excursions and […]
6 December 2021

5 books to gift to the travel lover in your life

Christmas is coming, that’s for sure. Temperatures are dropping, the days are getting shorter quickly and one look at you town square should suffice to tell […]
6 December 2021

People over 60 years old ought to reconsider travel amid omicron spread, WHO advises

On Tuesday November 30th, the World Health Organization (WHO) advised people 60 and over not to travel amid the emergence of the Omicron variant. The warning […]
3 December 2021

5 countries with temporary stay options for remote workers

Working remotely has become a new reality for many people. But working remotely doesn’t necessarily mean working from home. Luckily, the coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the […]
3 December 2021

5 cool ice hotels

Despite the cold weather that winter brings, it certainly has a beautiful side. Glistening white layers of snow and frosted icicles make for wonderful scenery, and […]
2 December 2021

From Madrid to Samarkand: UNWTO bets on a more a resilient, inclusive and sustainable tourism

The Member States of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) have strongly aligned themselves behind its leadership and vision for the sector. Coming together for the 24th […]
2 December 2021

Another European ski season could be hanging in the balance

Demand for ski trips in Europe is expected to take a hit this year due to rising Covid-19 cases, according to GlobalData, which notes that these […]
2 December 2021

5 incredible ice festivals

1. Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, China Harbin in north-east China has been host to the biggest ice festival in the world since 1963, with […]
2 December 2021

Luggage company Bounce names world’s best and worst airlines in 2021

The surge in Covid-19 cases this fall has put several European governments on their guard, with many tightening their health measures. And that was before the […]
1 December 2021

Traditional winter drinks around Europe

With the cold wintery days coming and Christmas and New Year just around the corner, there is nothing like enjoying a nice hot beverage to warm […]
1 December 2021

The unnecessary images you keep are releasing tonnes of CO2

New research conducted by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has revealed that the amount of storage necessary for all the photos that people in […]
29 November 2021

WHO urges countries to keep borders open while more scientific data on Omicron is being collected

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Africa is urging countries to follow the science rather than imposing flight bans in a bid to […]
29 November 2021

21% of all destinations worldwide have their borders completely closed to tourists

One out of five destinations continue to have their borders completely closed as new surges of Covid-19- impact the restart of international tourism. The latest UNWTO research shows that still […]
29 November 2021

Omicron variant leads to worldwide travel bans

The new Covid-19 variant (named B.1.1.529 or Omicron) detected last week in South Africa is raising serious concerns among scientists. Firstly detected only in small numbers, […]
29 November 2021

Booking buys air booking specialist Etraveli for €1.63 billion

Booking Holdings Inc. announced last week that it has entered into an agreement with funds managed by CVC Capital Partners (“CVC”) to acquire global flight booking […]
26 November 2021

EasyJet is recuiting 1,500 cabin crew for summer 2022

easyJet has launched its annual recruitment drive for seasonal cabin crew to fly next summer, to serve the predicted ramp up in demand. easyJet is recruiting […]
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