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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.

15 June 2021

Brexit causes staff shortages and pay rises in UK hospitality

I was one of those accused of scaremongering for suggesting that restricting entry to the UK might create labour shortages, and let me say clearly that […]
15 June 2021

European Parliament demands an end to caged farming by 2027

The European Parliament has passed a non-binding resolution demanding a ban on the use of cages in animal agriculture by 2027. 1. The petition A vote […]
14 June 2021

How to cook the perfect Kkwabaegi

The dessert kkwabaegi is a kind of fried brioche, a twisted doughnut with the special touch of wrapping it up in matcha tea mixed with sugar. […]
14 June 2021

World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to be held in Bruges, Belgium

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Basque Culinary Center (BCC), VisitFlanders and the city of Bruges have announced new dates for the 6th UNWTO World Forum on […]
11 June 2021

Arran Whisky – How a war veteran revived a sleeping giant

The Isle of Arran lies between Ayr and Kintyre. Sometimes known as ‘Scotland in miniature’, it possesses all Scotland’s geography – Highland and Lowland areas – in […]
10 June 2021

Trem Velho: Old Cascais train turned into a steak restaurant reopens its doors

An old train from the 1970s that was turned into a steak restaurant in Cascais, Portugal, has reopened its doors to customers. In May of 1973, […]
9 June 2021

Italy left in shock: best pizza to be found in Sardinia, not Naples

Pizza and Italy. Italy and pizza. They go together like peas and carrots. Other than wine and pasta, pizza might be the country’s most popular dish. […]
9 June 2021

Indoor dining is now allowed in Belgium

Restaurants and bars in Belgium will be able to open for indoor dining from June 9th, authorities announced on Friday June 4th, after the Consultative Committee’s […]
8 June 2021

A brief history of Kombucha

Kombucha is a fermented and sweetened Chinese beverage with a controversial history. Normally made with black or green tea leaves, Kombucha requires a double fermentation process. […]
7 June 2021

How to cook the perfect Samgaetang

Samgyetang or ginseng chicken soup, meaning ginseng – chicken – soup in Korean, is a delicious dish. Samgyetang is one of the most popular Korean dishes. […]
4 June 2021

Auchentoshan Whisky – Is it breakfast or Suntory time?

When I think of whiskies owned by Suntory, the Japanese drinks conglomerate, I can’t help but think of one of the greatest travel films of all […]
3 June 2021

Soft Drinks 2030: Discover the world of fully circular beverage packaging

Travel with me fast forward to 2030. By then, Europe will be a different place and the world of Europe’s soft drinks will have changed too. […]
2 June 2021

A Harry Potter-themed Butterbeer bar is set to open in New York

Since the first book came out in 1997, people all over the world have been obsessed with Harry Potter. Even J.K. Rowling herself couldn’t have been […]
31 May 2021

How to cook the perfect Bossam?

The Korean appetizer bossam is a bite-sized delicacy that combines cabbage from the Chef Sang Hoon Degeimbre garden with fine European pork and oysters and kimchi, becoming a […]
31 May 2021

Monks at Belgium’s Grimbergen Abbey are brewing beer again after 223 years

At Grimbergen Abbey, just outside of Brussels in Flemish Brabant, the monks have begun brewing beer on the premises again after 223 years, and are even […]
27 May 2021

This Belgian town launches its own gin, just in time for summer

Summer is slowly but surely approaching – even though the weather doesn’t always seem to agree. That means we can start to think about endless summer […]
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