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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.

29 June 2022

“Incomers” second homes and inequality in Wales

In 1979, the first referendum on devolution for Wales was lost, with those wanting a Welsh Assembly securing only 20% of the vote. Within a year […]
20 June 2022

Airbnb outlines ‘prosperous and responsible’ vision for operations in the EU

Hosting on the Airbnb platform brings a significant supplement to existing incomes of households. Aware of the potential of its business, Airbnb is sharing its “prosperous […]
6 June 2022

You can now book a night at the prison where the latest season of Stranger Things was filmed

One of Netflix‘s hit TV series, Stranger Things has been around for a while now and fans of the show are holding their breath every time […]
6 June 2022

You can now sleep in a bubble in Brussels surrounded by nature

Brussels is a city with many faces. Even if you’re living in the city on a full-time basis, there are so many aspects that remain to […]
31 May 2022

Why should one invest in residential tourism and resorts in Portugal?

Residential tourism and resorts from Portugal presented real estate investment opportunities during a two-day event in Brussels, organised by the Belgian-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and the […]
11 April 2022

You can now stay at Julia Child’s cottage in the South of France

Who brought the French cuisine to the American public? It could be a question in Trivial Pursuit and cooking fanatics will probably already have shouted the […]
8 March 2022

Belgium offers more than 10,000 temporary shelters to Ukrainian refugees

The military conflict between Russia and Ukraine has forced roughly 1 million Ukrainians to leave their country. Throughout Europe, a wave of solidarity with Ukrainian people […]
7 March 2022

Ukrainians receive money through Airbnb bookings

People from all over the world have started booking Airbnbs in Ukraine. They obviously have no intention of actually visiting the country any time soon, but […]
1 March 2022

Airbnb stands available to welcome 100,000 refugees fleeing from Ukraine

Airbnb and Airbnb.org are announcing that Airbnb.org will offer free, short-term housing to up to 100,000 refugees fleeing Ukraine. These stays will be funded by Airbnb, […]
16 February 2022

Booking.com to lay off nearly 3,000 jobs worldwide

On Thursday February 10th, Booking.com announced that it would lay off 2,700 customer service employees worldwide amid plans to outsource nearly all of its customer service […]
9 December 2021

Why not? Book a trip to Amsterdam and sleep in a crane

Amsterdam is without a doubt one of those cities you just have to visit at least once in your life. The Dutch capital has been world […]
26 November 2021

Sleep in Europe’s highest listing on Airbnb on the slopes of Mont Blanc

Airbnb has partnered with Europe’s highest cable car station to create the ultimate sleepover for ski lovers: an elevated stay hosted by Olympic ski medalist Federica […]
15 November 2021

Airbnb to become a Net Zero Carbon company by 2030

On Friday November 5th, Airbnb announced that it is committing to operate as a Net Zero company by 2030, reducing carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions […]
10 November 2021

Airbnb reports highest-ever net income and revenue

Airbnb reported a solid performance in Q3 2021 announcing a higher activity than it had before the Covid-19 pandemic. As a result, in the third quarter […]
9 November 2021

Best Airbnbs in the United States

From tree houses to 1900s mansions, this list includes the best and most extravagant Airbnbs in the United States. 1. Brand New Studio Earthship – Taos, […]
28 October 2021

Airbnb to launch partnership to support 40,000 Aghans refugees in Canada

Earlier this year, Airbnb committed to provide temporary housing to 20,000 Afghan refugees worldwide. As thousands of Afghans continue to resettle in communities around the world, Airbnb announced […]
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