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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.

9 August 2022

A New Experience in Old Tbilisi

In Georgia, The House Hotel Old Tbilisi has just opened. I do not usually write about hotel openings. However, this one is different and interesting. Interesting […]
29 July 2022

This hostel in Iceland looks like it came out of a “Star Wars” movie

The Galaxy Pod Hostel in Reykjavík is offering hosts overnight stays that resemble a journey to the end of the galaxy. From the outside, the hostel […]
19 July 2022

Tripadvisor to display official star ratings in 18 European countries

The largest travel guidance platform in the world, Tripadvisor, will display the official star ratings, classified and audited by the Hotelstars Union, in 18 European countries. […]
18 July 2022

North America hotel guest satisfaction declines

After two years of high satisfaction with hotels, North American hotel guests aren’t satisfied anymore, according to J.D. Power’s 2022 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index […]
5 July 2022

This nuclear-powered flying hotel can host 5,000 people and stay in the air forever

Sky Cruise is the concept of a futuristic hotel powered by nuclear energy that would allegedly end jetlag, motion sickness, and fear of flying. Invented by […]
10 May 2022

5 sparkling new European hotels you should visit

New is always better. Barney Stinson, How I Met Your Mother TV Series A famous quote by Barney from ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and one […]
4 May 2022

These hotels are perfect for your Instagram feed

Of course, travelling is not all about the pictures. It’s about the adventures you live, the people you meet and the cultures you get to know. […]
4 May 2022

Disneyland Resort hotel to get Pixar themed makeover

One of the hotels in the Disneyland Resort in California is about to get a makeover, switching from the current beach inspired theme to the Pixar […]
19 April 2022

Record performance for UAE hotels within the first two weeks of Ramadan

United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) hotels witnessed a record performance during the first two weeks of the blessed month of Ramadan, amid high demand from visitors to […]
7 April 2022

The Heartbreak Hotel, a retreat helping women heal from breakups

Breakups. Sooner or later we all go through them and except, for a lucky few, they are always messy. Everybody deals with them differently, but the […]
28 March 2022

Adoption of Digital Markets Act a ‘silver lining’ for European hoteliers

EU lawmakers have reached a landmark agreement last Friday 25 March 2022 which will lead to the definitive adoption of the Digital Markets Act (DMA). European […]
17 March 2022

Did you know about this new hotel room surrounded by birdhouses?

Treehotel in Sweden is ready to present a new concept which would allow guests to observe the activity of birds in the wild as close as […]
9 March 2022

World’s tallest hotel to open in Dubai in 2024

The Ciel hotel, the next world’s tallest hotel, is set to open in Dubai in 2024. Once completed, the 365-meter hotel will have 82 floors, and will […]
2 March 2022

Melbourne’s new Four Seasons Hotel to have the world’s tallest vertical garden

A new Four Seasons hotel will be housed in the world’s tallest “greenscraper” in Melbourne, Australia. On February 18th, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announced that […]
15 February 2022

Marriott’s positive outlook for 2022 shares trends shaping the hospitality industry’s future

1. Upward trend The Covid-19 pandemic that unleashed catastrophic consequences to the hospitality sector seems to have calmed down, at least for the Marriott International, which […]
10 February 2022

This hotel chain is looking for a TikTok correspondent with all expenses paid

Social media are everything anno 2022 and especially in the tourism industry. Making people dream about a destination’s the first thing to do, everything else comes […]
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