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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.

31 May 2022

Looking at carbon emissions beyond the silo

Too often the travel and tourism industry fails to look beyond the sector, beyond the silo, we all have a natural tendency to self-reference. There is […]
31 May 2022

Delta to ‘strategically decrease’ flights in the US and Latin America this summer

On Thursday May 27th, Delta announced that it will “strategically” adjust its flight schedule during the northern summer. Between July 1st and August 7th, it will […]
31 May 2022

Scientists in China find an ancient forest hidden 192 meters deep in a sinkhole

A team of Chinese cave scientists has discovered a giant karst sinkhole with an ancient forest inside. Located in the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, the sinkhole […]
31 May 2022

World’s longest immersed tunnel to connect Denmark and Germany

Work has finally begun on the world’s longest immersed tunnel. The Fehmarnbelt Tunnel is set to open in 2029 and it will connect the German island […]
31 May 2022

Over 1,000 passengers missed their flights due to chaos at Dublin Airport

Flight chaos at Dublin Airport caused more than 1,000 passengers to miss their flights on Sunday and Monday. Passengers flying from Dublin Airport had to deal […]
30 May 2022

Boeing’s Starliner uncrewed spacecraft successfully completes test flight

NASA and Boeing safely landed the company’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft on Wednesday, 25 May, in the desert of the western United States, completing the uncrewed Orbital […]
30 May 2022

Healthy baby girl delivered mid-flight in the US

A healthy baby was delivered mid-flight last week by a Frontier Airlines flight attendant. The unusual birth, which has been reported in several US media outlets, […]
30 May 2022

Eurostar passengers can now plant a tree with their bookings

Eurostar, the high-speed rail service linking the UK and mainland Europe, is launching a new partnership with Trees4Travel, which offers passengers the opportunity to plant trees […]
30 May 2022

Tajikistan tourism potential presented in Brussels

On May 18, a high-level forum was organised in Brussels by the Embassy of Tajikistan, Diplomatic World and Finnova Foundation on the theme of “Investing in […]
30 May 2022

New survey reveals that 73% of Americans are planning to travel this summer

A potential inflation and a lingering pandemic will not stop most American travelers from visiting popular destinations during the summer, according to a new survey by […]
30 May 2022

Germany launches €9 special monthly travel pass

Germany has opted for a drastic reduction in the price of public transport to encourage people to use it more often and save energy. During the […]
30 May 2022

Holy Blood Procession in Bruges attracts 40,000 people after a 3-year pause

The Holy Blood procession attracted thousands of spectators in the center of Bruges on Thursday, May 26th. Due to the pandemic, the tradition, inscribed on UNESCO’s Intangible […]
27 May 2022

These are the 10 attractions tourists complain the most about

When going on a trip, we all hope things go for the best. Even though we should know better by now, there’s still a spark of […]
27 May 2022

Majority of Belgians feel prepared to swap their usual products for more sustainable ones

Sustainability is a concept you can’t work your way around anno 2022. Even though the message might not have reached everyone just yet (one might wonder […]
27 May 2022

Why Portugal has been the choice for Americans relocating to Europe

Lush hills, big surfing waves, a fresh evening breeze that takes away the edge of hot summer nights, delectable seafood, a local passion for crispy white […]
26 May 2022

Bombardier unveils the world’s fastest passenger jet

The race to revive the flight of supersonic passenger aircraft continues. On Monday May 23rd, Bombardier unveiled the newest member of its industry-leading business jet portfolio […]
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