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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 April 2021

What can we learn from Starbucks?

Back in the late 1990s a Masters student at the Durrell Insitute of Conservation and Ecology, where I was teaching, analysed the images in UK travel […]
12 April 2021

Today is National Liquorice Day

Liquorice. Lakrits. Lakrids. Something I hated as a child and the type of candy I love now. The black gold of the Nordics, and this time […]
12 April 2021

Gloria Guevara: “We believe we are finally coming to the light at the end of the tunnel”

A year has gone by and the world has not recovered from the effects of the pandemic. Vaccination campaigns across the globe are underway and it […]
9 April 2021

Rapid testing on departure aimed to revive international travel

Rapid testing on departure at airports is the key to unlocking international travel, says the World Travel & Tourism Council in its submission to the UK […]
9 April 2021

5 Most famous Chinatowns in the world

The Chinese have been migrating elsewhere for a long time. There are more than 50 million Chinese currently living outside their country, and many countries have […]
8 April 2021

Top 10 beautiful flower fields in the world

We especially love the months of April and May in Europe because of the coming of spring. During this period we see the blooming of beautiful […]
8 April 2021

10 Most beautiful metro stations in the world

Most cities in the world have their own public transport network, from buses to trains, trams to the underground. Also known as MRT, subway, tube and […]
8 April 2021

This stunning hiking route crosses all three Baltic States

When looking for a place to travel in Europe, the Baltics are all too often overlooked. As they’re located somewhere in between Western Europe, Scandinavia, Southern […]
8 April 2021

Funniest Google Street Views around the world

With endless travel restrictions and regulations, ‘virtual’ has become the new way for everything. Virtual socialising, virtual work meetings, virtual cultural events, and even virtual travel. […]
8 April 2021

Negative passenger demand trend continues in February, confirms IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that passenger traffic fell in February 2021, both compared to pre-COVID levels (February 2019) and compared to the immediate […]
7 April 2021

Forbes annual list hits new record of 2,755 billionaires

Forbes has released its 2021 list of the world’s wealthiest people with a record of 2,755 billionaires, the biggest group in the annual list’s 35 years. […]
7 April 2021

10 Travel-themed cocktails to escape with

Whether you’re having a COVID-safe outdoor gathering with friends, celebrating the end of lockdown where you are, or staying at home and dreaming of a holiday, […]
6 April 2021

Why Tofu is so underrated

Sigh, yes Tofu, that wobbly white thing that unfortunately too often tastes very bland and why the hell is it so hard to get it crispy […]
6 April 2021

Learning from Africa

We can learn much about tourism in and from Africa – celebrating diversity and inclusiveness, growing the cake to create more value for neighbouring communities, living […]
5 April 2021

11 Famous Giant Buddha statues in the world

The image of Buddhas started to appear in the first century in Gandhara and Mathura, both located in Northern India. A statue or a painting of […]
5 April 2021

Willie Walsh becomes IATA’s new boss

Willie Walsh has officially taken on the role of Director General of IATA. He succeeds Alexandre de Juniac. I am passionate about our industry and about […]
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