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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.

27 July 2022

Little Englanders, Passport and Chaos at Dover

I wrote here back in April about “fog in the channel, continent cut off”, and in June about how it feels to go through the other […]
27 July 2022

Costa Rica green lights visa for Digital Nomads

On the 4th of July, the president of Costa Rica signed the law to “Attract Remote Workers and Service Providers of International Character”, better known as […]
26 July 2022

Has the pandemic made us forget the basics of travelling?

Travelling is back after two years of lockdowns and restrictions. During this time, we were, more or less, stuck inside our houses or, in any case, […]
25 July 2022

Qatar Airways increases number of special all-inclusive FIFA World Cup travel packages

With demand soaring, Qatar Airways ramps up special all-inclusive FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ travel packages for fans to secure their place in world’s biggest football […]
25 July 2022

Travel chaos at Eurotunnel is easing, says UK’s Automobile Association

After a weekend of disruption at the Eurotunnel, the holiday traffic jams are easing. The  Automobile Association (AA) motoring group says the time to reach the check-in […]
25 July 2022

EU travellers will need to apply for “permission to travel” before entering the UK

The UK government has announced the launch of a new Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) for visa-free foreigners. Priti Patel, UK Home Secretary, stated that the new […]
21 July 2022

American tourists flock to Europe and save France’s summer

France’s summer is being saved by a large number of Americans who have chosen Paris and the French Riviera after two years of restrictions. The Americans […]
20 July 2022

1.2 million jobs to remain unfilled across the EU unless action is taken, warns the travel industry

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the European Travel Commission (ETC) warn that the Travel & Tourism sector’s recovery could be put at serious […]
18 July 2022

Amalfi’s ingenious solution to traffic congestion

The Amalfi Coast in southern Italy has become a coveted road trip destination thanks to its famous 35 km (22 miles) stretch between Vietri sul Mare […]
18 July 2022

Barcelona introduces measures to tackle large groups of tourists

Barcelona has joined the list of cities that take measures aimed at better managing large number of tourists. As the tourism industry is returning to pre-pandemic […]
14 July 2022

Warnings triggered for summer travelers as heatwave sweeps across Europe

A new heat wave is sweeping across much of Europe as some models predict extreme values never before imagined for the coming days. Between Tuesday and […]
13 July 2022

China travel industry to create more than 30 million jobs over the next decade

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed the Travel & Tourism sector in China is expected to create more than 30 million jobs over […]
13 July 2022

Tourism sector with solid positions on list of greatest French fortunes

The French magazine Challenges has recently published its ranking of the richest people in France. Business personalities in the tourism and hospitality sector have solid positions […]
11 July 2022

Europe is expected to recover 70% of pre-pandemic travel demand in 2022

Uncertainty brought about by worsening inflation, prolonged war disruption and rising rates of Covid-19 continue to endanger the tourism outlook across Europe. Nonetheless, the European Travel […]
7 July 2022

Visit Wallonia launches a free pass with great deals for this summer

The summer has arrived and that means that many of us will soon be enjoying some well-deserved time off. After two years of having to stay […]
6 July 2022

Indonesia introduces digital nomad visa to allow stays of 5 tax free years

The pandemic has changed the world in more ways than anyone would have imagined. One of these changes is the adoption of work from home habits […]
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