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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.

27 July 2020

Covid-19 continues to frustrate holidaymakers and hosts alike

The absence of leisure tourists during the pandemic has reminded residents of what it was like before the hoards arrived. As the numbers of tourists and […]
26 July 2020

5 beautiful islands ruined by bucket lists

The story of Diagoras the boxer moves me, makes me think of him running on the beaches of Rhodes, climbing up the hills to strengthen his […]
26 July 2020

Naked Travel: Tips for the Summer

Are you a regular naturist or do you just want to try out a new – and unusual – way of travelling? In both cases, here […]
24 July 2020

Tourism Sector to Take Concrete Action on Plastic Pollution

A new set of Recommendations published on July 22nd outline how the global tourism sector can fight against plastic pollution while effectively facing the public health […]
24 July 2020

10 best nudist beaches in the world

1. Black’s Beach, San Diego, California With some of San Diego’s best waves, Black’s Beach is not famous only among surfers, but also among naturists from […]
23 July 2020

KLM reopens the route to China

Following the relaxation of travel restrictions by the Chinese government, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines decided to reopen the Amsterdam-Shanghai route. The flights to mainland China were […]
23 July 2020

The tourism industry
looks to the future

The responsible restart of tourism is now underway across Europe. The United Nations World Tourism Organization believes that it’s crucial to support Member States and the […]
22 July 2020

Travelers confused by inconsistent Covid-19 travel rules

Travelers in Europe are facing different types of travel rules and advice, with each country across the continent emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic at different stages. […]
22 July 2020

A Belgian nudist couple travelling the world

Nick and Lins are a couple from Belgium around their early 30s. They spend most of their free time and money on traveling and discovering new […]
22 July 2020

20 World’s most beautiful city squares

1. Palace Square, Saint Petersburg , Russia With its beautiful and harmonious architecture, Palace Square is the main public space of Saint Petersburg. Like Red Square in […]
16 July 2020

“Tourism can promote solidarity and trust”:
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, has sent a landmark message to the world, highlighting the sector’s unique role in advancing the 2030 Agenda […]
16 July 2020

Startups to Pitch How to Accelerate Sustainable Development and Tourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced the launch of a new Startup Competition to identify innovators who can boost tourism’s contribution to sustainable development. The […]
13 July 2020

Have you ever dreamed of spending the night in a treehouse?

Sleeping in a treehouse – maybe even living in it – definitely sounds more like something you would see in a romantic movie or dream of […]
13 July 2020

Outlook for potential Covid-19 vaccine remains uncertain

A study conducted by scientists in Germany suggests that Covid-19 might remain in the body only for a period of time in the range of months. […]
13 July 2020

#wear2care: New campaign encouraging travelers to wear a mask

A new ‘wear to care’ campaign has been launched by he World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) calling upon all travelers to wear protective face masks […]
13 July 2020

Trust is the new currency of tourism

For most people, travel is discretionary. We choose whether or not to travel, to move to someone else’s place to stay overnight or just for a […]
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