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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.

8 December 2020

Stories matter

Stories, myths and legends can be true or false, they can be used for good or evil. In this age of social media and people skulking […]
7 December 2020

Suspending ineffective quarantine measures to save the winter tourism season

In line with new guidelines published by EASA and ECDC on testing and quarantine measures, members of NET (Network for the European Private Sector in Tourism) […]
7 December 2020

One step towards the TEE 2.0: New night trains will connect Europe in 2021

Several new cross-border night trains will connect some European countries. The railway companies from Germany, France, Austria and Switzerland are currently planning to launch the new […]
7 December 2020

These are the best steak restaurants in the world and two of them are in Belgium

Anno 2020, steaks are a bit controversial. Of course, some people absolutely love them. Man has been eating meat for quite some time now – this […]
4 December 2020

Global fashion industry worth $2.5 trillion forecast to lose 90% of profits

According to a new report released by McKinsey Company and the Business Of Fashion (BoF), the global fashion industry, worth 2.5 trillion dollars, is forecast to […]
4 December 2020

Accessible Tourism will become a Game Changer

Ensuring accessibility for tourists with specific access requirements can be a ‘game changer’ for destinations around the world as they look to bounce back from the […]
3 December 2020

70% of destinations lift travel restrictions

The number of destinations closed to international tourism has continued to fall. According to the eighth edition of the UNWTO Travel Restrictions Report, 70% of all […]
3 December 2020

Winter fairytale – What is happening with Christmas markets?

This time of year, with Christmas just around the corner, we are used to shiny bright lamps, scent of the mulled wine and Christmas songs already […]
3 December 2020

Over 120 Members and Ambassadors join virtual Travel & Tourism Assembly General

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, hosted its first ever virtual AGM yesterday, attended by more […]
2 December 2020

Getting closer to an International Code for the Protection of Tourists

The Committee for the Development of an International Code for the Protection of Tourists has met for a second time, bringing the establishment of the landmark […]
2 December 2020

5 Cookbooks That Make You Travel

We all miss traveling right now. Or maybe some of you don’t and actually enjoy the slowed-down pace of life. In any case, I think there’s […]
1 December 2020

Traveling with a dog

There is a time in every dog-owners life when they need to decide: should I take my best friend on a trip? A lot of times […]
1 December 2020

Aviation industry agrees on more flexible slot rules

The Worldwide Airport Slot Board (WASB), which comprises the Airports Council International (ACI World), the International Air Transport Association (IATA), and the Worldwide Airport Coordinators Group […]
26 November 2020

Global Tourism Plastics Initiative: 26 New Signatories

The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative has welcomed 26 new signatories, including businesses and organizations from every part of the global tourism value chain. Led by the […]
26 November 2020

A tea lover’s selection

As a stereotypical English tea lover, the traditional drink is a constant in my life. Whether it’s an early morning, the end of a meal or […]
26 November 2020

5 Foods to Boost Your Immune System

Let’s not talk about Covid-19 now, although some studies show that a more robust immune system also makes your body more resistant to Corona. Let’s talk […]
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