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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.

6 December 2022

Climate Change, Extreme Weather and Tourism

Rarely does tourism benefit from extreme weather. The ski industry requires dependable snowfall. The American campaign group Protect our Winters was founded in 2007 to provide a […]
6 December 2022

Amsterdam to launch campaign aimed at discouraging alcohol, drugs and sex tourism

Amsterdam wants to take a series of measures to curb nightlife tourism. In the proposed reforms, foreign tourists who only come to the city for alcohol, […]
6 December 2022

WTTC unveils world-first global travel and tourism climate footprint data

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has unveiled ground-breaking new data detailing the climate footprint of the global travel and tourism sector. The findings were […]
6 December 2022

These are the world’s most expensive cities to live in 2022

The world’s most expensive cities are New York and Singapore, according to the Worldwide Cost of Living Index released by the Economist Intelligence Unit. This is […]
5 December 2022

Aerospace Rolls-Royce achieves successful milestone on hydrogen-powered jet engine

Giant aerospace Rolls-Royce announced the world’s first successful hydrogen test to power a modern aircraft engine, instead of using conventional fuel. 1. Wind and tidal power […]
5 December 2022

EU and Japan intensify cooperation on hydrogen

The EU and Japan have officially intensified their cooperation on hydrogen to spur innovation and develop an international hydrogen market. The new partnership follows the EU-Japan Summit in May 2021, when […]
5 December 2022

Too costly to heat your home this winter? Head to southern Europe

Reuters is reporting an apparent increase in numbers of people looking to become ‘energy migrants’ by moving from northern European countries to warmer climes in an […]
5 December 2022

France bans short haul domestic flights in favour of train travel

France’s moves to ban short-haul domestic flights have been approved by the European Commission, reports EuroNews. The ruling, announced on Friday, applies to flights between cities […]
5 December 2022

You will have to pay to enter these destinations in 2023

An estimated 700 million tourists traveled internationally between January and September of 2022, as reported by the United Nations World Travel Organization. The number was more […]
5 December 2022

Strikes at Eurostar set to cause havoc before Christmas

On Wednesday November 30th, a British union representing transport workers announced that security staff at Eurostar will strike for four days in December, in the period […]
2 December 2022

Airlines ask for independent referee of European air traffic management

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Airlines for Europe (A4E) have urged EU Transport Ministers to agree to recommendations for European air traffic management (ATM) […]
2 December 2022

Italian town to offer €30,000 to people who relocate there

Presicce – Acquarica is the lates Italian town to announce a scheme aimed at increasing its population by offering incentives to people who relocate there. The […]
2 December 2022

One third of US premium travellers prefer booking flights through advisors

A recent study surveying 2,050 American premium travellers who booked an international flight at least once in the past six months found that 31% of them […]
2 December 2022

Will Sicily finally be connected to mainland Italy?

Talks about building a bridge to connect the island of Sicily with the mainland are back in the Italian political agenda as Italy’s new right-wing government […]
1 December 2022

Manchester Airport reveals plans for direct access to a hydrogen fuel pipeline

Manchester Airport will be the pioneer in the UK with a direct hydrogen fuel pipeline connection, the British airport announced during an official event attended by […]
1 December 2022

Europe’s cheapest destination at this moment

Life isn’t cheap at the moment and that’s a bit of an understatement, to be blear. Prices are soaring through the roof, no matter where you […]
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