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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.

25 March 2021

Responsible Tourism and Slavery

Every year on 25 March is the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade offers the opportunity to honor […]
24 March 2021

Covid-19 vaccination sites in your area now displayed on Apple Maps

As of March 16th, Apple Maps has been updated to show Covid-19 vaccination locations from VaccineFinder, a free, online service developed by Boston Children’s Hospital that […]
24 March 2021

5 fun European cycling holidays to try

Cycling is a great way to get around, not just in your daily life but on holiday too. Cycle tourism helps to lower the negative environmental […]
24 March 2021

Towards a Code for the Protection of Tourists

More than 100 countries, alongside international organizations and leading business groups have agreed to adopt harmonized standards for assisting tourists caught up in emergency situations. The Committee […]
23 March 2021

From London to Delhi: The longest bus route in the world to start operations in 2022

In April of 2022, the longest bus route in the world will start operating. The project had been known as early as 2020, and there were […]
23 March 2021

5 things we might do differently while travelling after the pandemic

When was the last time you’ve set foot outside your country, maybe even your city? Chances are, you’ll have to think about it for a bit […]
23 March 2021

Portugal elected the Best European Destination to visit in 2021

After Braga‘s nomination as the Best European Destination of 2021, it is Portugal’s turn to stand out as the best country to visit this year. Europe […]
23 March 2021

Enhancing the tourism ecosystem for the coming years

Covid-19 outbreak has paralysed the entire EU tourism sector, putting its ecosystem under unprecedented pressure. Former crisis show us that tourism and travel is the most […]
22 March 2021

Instagram to block adults sending messages to unknown minors

Popular social network Instagram has announced via the platform’s official blog that it is introducing several new features in an effort to protect underage users from […]
21 March 2021

5 Reasons why Responsible Travel matters

Any kind of tourism can be responsible, or irresponsible. Travellers can be responsible or irresponsible. Responsible Tourism is about using tourism to make better places for […]
19 March 2021

What is Nowruz?

Nowruz is an important celebration for many around the world. Meaning ‘New Day’ in Farsi, Nowruz is the national New Year festivity celebrated in Iran and […]
19 March 2021

Where in the world is open to vaccinated travelers?

Across the world the same question is being asked: When can we travel again? The travel and tourism industry, which has been hardly hit, is eager […]
18 March 2021

JetBlue pushes the limits of comfort with the new Mint Suites

JetBlue is revolutionizing the way comfort is experienced in the sky. The airline has revamped its Mint experience for transatlantic flights. The new Mint class aboard […]
18 March 2021

The skyscrapers made of wood

The modern day image of urban areas is pretty grey, not to mention unsustainable. Concrete tower blocks and tarmac don’t exactly support a healthy environment, for […]
18 March 2021

10 songs that bring back memories of my travels

They say your sense of smell is directly linked to memory, but I can’t be the only one who finds certain songs transport me to another […]
17 March 2021

Watch this Penguin hop onto a tourist boat to avoid killer whales

A penguin being chased by a pod of killer whales made a lucky escape thanks to a convenient nearby tourist boat. A video originally published by […]
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