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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 September 2021

Travel and tourism needs to Get Nature Positive

Much attention, although not enough, has rightly been focused on COP26  in November. But, in October, COP15 of the Convention on Biological Diversity is taking place […]
1 September 2021

This is how to make a summer love last

“Summer loving had me a blast. Summer loving happened so fast.” It’s a song we all know from the epic movie Grease and anyone who’s experienced […]
31 August 2021

Tips for going on outdoor adventure with your dog

If adventure is in your blood, you may already be shortlisting top tips for your next hiking excursion. Why not take it a step further and […]
31 August 2021

Delta Air Lines imposes a $200 per month contribution to unvaccinated employees

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian has decided that there will be a penalty for those employees who are not vaccinated. 200$ surcharge per month on […]
31 August 2021

Best health and fitness resorts in the world

Whether you want to drop a few kilograms, recharge from the Covid-19 stress, find your inner peace, or book an active vacation, we’ve created a list […]
31 August 2021

It’s time for airlines to change how they treat wheelchair users

For those people on a wheelchair, taking a plane can become a nightmare. Cory Lee, the travel blogger curating the website “Curb Free with Cory Lee,” […]
30 August 2021

8 Best Wax Museums in the World

A wax museum usually consists of a collection of wax sculptures representing famous people from history and contemporary personalities exhibited in lifelike poses, wearing real clothes.  […]
30 August 2021

5 Atlantis-like sunken cities across the world

We’ve all heard about the sunken city Atlantis. Plato described it in his works Timaeus and Critias, and it was meant as some kind of an […]
30 August 2021

Scientists see link between climate change and Europe’s floods

In mid-July, a persistent downpour hit Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands. Severe flooding occurred in the German states North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate, in Luxembourg, and […]
30 August 2021

This is how much food we throw away before going on holiday and beware, it’s a lot

There’s no better feeling than the one you get right before you’re about to leave on holiday. The packing stress is gone, you’ve got everything you […]
27 August 2021
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How could 5G transform the travel and tourism industry?

5G or fifth generation mobile networks are expected to bring many changes in communications and data exchange. The technology could provide virtually ubiquitous connectivity all around […]
26 August 2021

When was Opera invented?

La Traviata, Aida, Norma are just a few of the most famous Opera titles. However, while listening to them, have you ever thought about when and […]
26 August 2021

10 holiday resorts where you’ll feel alone, very alone

1. Maya Hotel, Japan 1929’s Maya Hotel clings to the side of Mount Maya above Kobe. Once a jewel of pre World War II Japan’s love […]
25 August 2021

Airbnb offers free accommodation for 20,000 Afghan refugees

Over the past several years, the Airbnb community has opened thousands of doors to those in need. Airbnb.org, an independent nonprofit organisation dedicated to facilitating temporary stays […]
25 August 2021

Extreme weather and tourism

Over the last year or so, meteorologists have linked climate change and extreme weather events more confidently and publicly. Weather is variable within a considerable range […]
23 August 2021

6 best places to enjoy a hot air balloon ride in Europe

If you’re looking for a new experience and want to try an adventure for your holidays, a ride in a hot air balloon may be the […]
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