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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.

4 October 2022

Leveraging the Taj Hotels brand for sustainability

The India Hotels Company, better known as Taj Hotels, won a Gold Award in this year’s ICRT India Awards presented at Bhopal last month. The judges […]
4 October 2022

Wisk Aero reveals the world’s first autonomous, all-electric air taxi

On Monday October 3rd, Wisk Aero revealed the world’s first self-flying, all-electric, four-passenger vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) air taxi. As Wisk’s go-to-market aircraft, Generation 6 […]
4 October 2022

24-hour Belgian rail strike starts tonight

A strike from employees of the Belgian National Rail Service SNCB that was initially planned for 18 October has been moved forward to start tonight instead. […]
4 October 2022

France’s most British airport to change name to Queen Elizabeth II

The French town of Touquet Paris-Plage is sometimes called “the most British of French resorts” and its airport acquired the same nickname. To honour the late […]
4 October 2022

A4E calls on European aviation to prevent future chaos by learning from this summer

The summer season of this year has been chaotic for the aviation industry, for service providers and customers alike. From insufficient staffing at airport security, to […]
4 October 2022

Christmas markets in Europe might have to turn off their lights to save energy

As the colder months approach, European countries that depend the most on Russian gas continue to look for alternatives to cut energy costs. One of the […]
4 October 2022

Space junk worries prompt new action by NASA

NASA and the U.S. Congress are facing up to the threat of space debris. 3,000 dead satellites litter Earth’s orbit, alongside 34,000 bits of space junk […]
3 October 2022

Schiphol called “worst airport ever” as chaos returns to the airport, again

As chaos returns to Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport once more, passengers waiting hours in line to get to security call it the “worst airport ever”. Despite measures […]
3 October 2022

What the pound crashing means for travel

New fiscal policies introduced by the UK’s new Prime Minister, Liz Truss and her Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng have seen the pound plummet against the dollar. What […]
3 October 2022

Amsterdam Schiphol loses flights to Brussels Airport

Amsterdam Schiphol’s airport announced last week it is extending the daily passenger cap until at least March 2023. As a result, airlines are either moving their […]
3 October 2022

Brussels restaurants go dark to highlight energy crisis

The start of autumn has been particularly cosy in some Brussels restaurants, as candlelit dining and unusual brunches over the last four days raise awareness of […]
3 October 2022

SpaceX takes first Native American woman to space in October

SpaceX‘s Crew-5 mission will be commanded by Nicole Mann, who will become the first Native American woman to go to space. Mann has been an astronaut […]
3 October 2022

Global warming causes worst melt year on record for Swiss glaciers, study shows

A recent study has revealed that Switzerland’s 1,400 glaciers have lost half their total volume since the early 1930s, and researchers say the ice melt is […]
3 October 2022

Hyperloop passengers could travel from Zaragoza to Berlin in less than 3 hours

Spain hopes to be able to travel between Zaragoza and Berlin in less than three hours. At least that’s the goal of the European Hyperloop Center […]
3 October 2022

Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport to cap passengers until March 2023

Schiphol Airport has extended the cap on the number of passengers until early 2023. In a statement released last Thursday, the airport announced that travelers’ numbers […]
3 October 2022

Virgin Atlantic launches inclusive uniform policy

Virgin Atlantic’s new uniform policy allows employees to select the uniform they prefer based on their gender identity.  Last Wednesday, the airline announced in a press […]
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