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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.

12 October 2021

At last, carbon labelling on flights

Two weeks ago, I wrote here about the greenwashing inherent in some labels and the problems associated with carbon offsetting. Consumers have resisted purchasing offsets. I […]
12 October 2021

Long-haul travellers remain cautious about planning trips to Europe

According to the latest Long-Haul Travel Barometer 3/2021 (LHTB), from the European Travel Commission, intentions to travel to Europe between September and December 2021 remain weak in key […]
12 October 2021

It is time to choose the World’s Best Tourism Film

From the 1st to the 25th of October, a global audience is being invited to cast its vote and help choose the next World’s Best Tourism […]
12 October 2021

COP 26: First-ever carbon neutral flights from Brussels to Glasgow

Airlines For Europe (A4E) is launching a new campaign ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) start in Glasgow on October 31st: […]
11 October 2021

Lessons from A World for Travel

“We are here to work not to chat” – with these encouraging words Christian Delom opened the doors of A World for Travel, in Évora on […]
8 October 2021

Beautiful architecture built in the name of love

1. Taj Mahal, India One of the most famous buildings constructed because of love is most definitely Taj Mahal. Built by the Emperor Shah Jahan in […]
8 October 2021

An introduction to Esperanto

Esperanto is an artificial language invented in 1887 by Dr Ludovic Lazarus Zamenhof, a Polish polyglot who wanted to create a universal second language to promote […]
7 October 2021

Google encourages travelers to reduce their carbon footprint

Last month Google announced a new feature to find the most eco-friendly routes, enabling users to more easily optimise their carbon footprint. Now, Google released a […]
7 October 2021

Best world destinations to skinny dip

Swimming naked or not swimming naked? This is the problem. It could be the perfect way to celebrate the end of a holiday or just a […]
7 October 2021

5 unique ways to drink coffee around the world

Some like the smell, others crave the caffeine in the morning. Some prefer a short and strong espresso, others go for an iced Americano. Coffee beans […]
6 October 2021

5 destinations you should definitely consider visiting this autumn

Even though in our minds, summer just started, fautumn is already upon us. Gone are the endless summer nights, gone are the careless Sundays spent at […]
5 October 2021

Miles & More announced the integration of Uber as a way to earn miles

Miles & More, Europe’s leading loyalty programme for mobile people, has gained a new strong partner in its service portfolio with the ride-sharing platform Uber. As […]
5 October 2021

Top tips for becoming a responsible tourist

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused many of us to reconsider our usual routines, and it has particularly forced the tourism industry to reassess its practices. The […]
5 October 2021

Whose Responsibility is Tourism?

The aspiration is to make tourism better, but whose responsibility is it? Back in 2002, in the Cape Town Declaration on Responsible Tourism in Destinations, we […]
5 October 2021

Airline industry estimates $201 billion losses for the 2020-2022 period

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced its latest outlook for airline industry financial performance showing improved results amid the continuing Covid-19 crisis: Net industry losses […]
5 October 2021

54 million tourists crossed international borders in July 2021

International tourism enjoyed signs of rebound in June and July 2021 as some destinations eased travel restrictions and the global vaccination rollout advanced in many parts […]
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