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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.

1 December 2020

Responsible Tourism Sustaining Village Life in the Foothills of the Himalaya

Village Ways is an example of Responsible Tourism in action. It is a shared value enterprise which since 2005 has been working to support economically poor […]
26 November 2020

Global Tourism Plastics Initiative: 26 New Signatories

The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative has welcomed 26 new signatories, including businesses and organizations from every part of the global tourism value chain. Led by the […]
26 November 2020

A tea lover’s selection

As a stereotypical English tea lover, the traditional drink is a constant in my life. Whether it’s an early morning, the end of a meal or […]
26 November 2020

5 Foods to Boost Your Immune System

Let’s not talk about Covid-19 now, although some studies show that a more robust immune system also makes your body more resistant to Corona. Let’s talk […]
25 November 2020

Commercial Aviation launches Covid-19 Travel Pass

Commercial Aviation has decided to launch Travel Pass, a mobile application that will offer travelers the possibility to show and prove that they have, for instance, […]
24 November 2020

Qantas’ CEO: Proof of Covid-19 vaccination will be required for international flights

The CEO of Australian airline Qantas, Alan Joyce, believes that once the coronavirus vaccine becomes available, proof of its application will become a requirement when boarding […]
24 November 2020

Travel tips for a plus-sized traveler

When traveling as a plus-sized person, some challenges and insecurities could arise. Useful travel information for the plus-sized community is very scarce out there, adding even […]
23 November 2020

Virtual Travel – Virtuous?

There has been much talk about how Covid-19 has accelerated changes in the way people work, in business travel and driving development and growth in online […]
22 November 2020

Finding love in a pandemic: Dating will never be the same again

Paid partnership with Lots of things have changed in 2020. From working at home, wearing a facemask, and even having to holiday in our own back […]
20 November 2020

10 Amazing Pink Beaches around the World

Nature has always things to surprise us with its beauty and amazingly beautiful nature. Here I want to highlight the “pink beaches:” yes, the color is […]
18 November 2020

Covid-19: Pfizer/BioNTech finish trials and guarantee 95% of vaccine efficacy

On Wednesday November 18th, Pfizer and BioNTech have provided an update on their Covid-19 vaccine now reporting 95% efficacy. The companies draw on the final analysis […]
18 November 2020

5 mountain cabins to isolate yourself

In challenging times like these, sometimes, we need to gain a little perspective in order to move on. Yet, it is rather difficult to distance yourself […]
18 November 2020

10 Beautiful Mosques in the World

The word Mosque derives from the Arabic Word ‘Masjid’ and denotes the holy place of worship for Islamic followers. The architecture of mosques has mostly the […]
18 November 2020

What is the path forward for tourism?

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, presents its second in a series of Travel & Tourism […]
17 November 2020

Virtual tours: The best museums to visit online

During the pandemic, most museums and art galleries have been closed to the public to abide with government restrictions and regulations. But art lovers can still […]
17 November 2020

Supporting the Hospitality Talents of Tomorrow

In June 2020, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Sommet Education launched the Hospitality Challenge. This was designed to identify ideas and individuals capable of accelerating […]
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