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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.

18 May 2021

Barcelona launches new app to enable visitors to avoid congestion

Last week Turisme de Barcelona, in collaboration with Barcelona’s City Hall, launched Check Barcelona. Barcelona has long marketed an extensive range of activities and experiences and […]
17 May 2021

Google commits to help drive the European tourism sector’s recovery in 2021

Google has joined the European Travel Commission (ETC) as an Associate Member to help drive the European tourism sector’s recovery in 2021 and strengthen the sector […]
14 May 2021

A bottle of French wine aged in space is expected to sell for $1 million dollars

A bottle of French wine Petrus vintage 2000 that spent 14 months in space was put up for sale by the auction house Sotheby’s, which estimated […]
14 May 2021

Porto is the destination of the UEFA Champions League final

The UEFA Champions League final has been moved from Istanbul to Porto in Portugal following insurmountable travel difficulties for English fans as a result of Turkey […]
13 May 2021

PrettyUp: The app that takes away the authenticity of bodies and is generating controversy

The topic of image editing on social media is not new. Some influencers have been speaking out to raise awareness on this growing trend. One of […]
12 May 2021

This model reveals the truth behind perfect Instagram shots

British influencer Georgie Clarke made the decision to advocate for the importance of more positivity in the way society looks at bodies, especially the female body. […]
11 May 2021

Liechtenstein prince accused of illegally killing ‘Romania’s largest bear’

Two environmental NGOs have accused a Liechtenstein prince of illegally shooting Romania’s largest bear in a trophy hunt. In a joint statement published last week Romania’s Agent Green […]
11 May 2021

Blue Origin to auction one seat on its first trip to space

Spaceflight company Blue Origin, founded by Amazon’s creator Jeff Bezos, will launch its first private space voyage with an astronaut crew on July 20th and is […]
11 May 2021

Tomorrowland won’t be selling cigarettes this year

Tomorrowland organizers and British American Tobacco (BAT) have announced that cigarettes will no longer be sold at the well-known festival in Belgium. The changes will also […]
7 May 2021

Maisie Williams is the new H&M’s Global Sustainability Ambassador

Swedish clothing brand H&M has invited Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams to be its Global Sustainability Ambassador. Along the same lines of its sustainable goals, […]
7 May 2021

New Switzerland Tourism campaign stars Roger Federer and Robert De Niro

As travel slowly resumes and tourist boards around the world prepare to welcome tourists, the new campaign by Switzerland Tourism is certainly unique. With the usual […]
7 May 2021

8 facts about the Expo 2020 Dubai

Previously scheduled to start in October 2020, the Expo 2020 Dubai will now be held between 1 October 2021 and 31 March 2022. After being postponed […]
6 May 2021

Tokyo to reserve 300 hotel rooms in case Olympic athletes contract Covid-19

Olympic athletes who exhibit mild symptoms of Covid-19 in Tokyo could be isolated in hundreds of hotel rooms near the Athletes’ Village. Participants and staff members […]
6 May 2021

Liverpool pilots UK’s first nightclub event in a year

On the weekend 1st May Liverpool hosted a weekend-long nightclub event, the first restriction-free event of its kind in the UK for a year. The party […]
4 May 2021

Xueli was abandoned by her parents and now she is a model in Vogue

When she was baby, Xueli Abbing’s parents left her on the floor outside an orphanage in China, a country where albinism is considered by many to […]
4 May 2021

New Zealand considers banning smoking in move to become smoke-free by 2025

New Zealand has announced that it is considering, among other proposals, making smoking illegal as part of its aim to make the country smoke-free by 2025. […]
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