Monthly Archives: November 2011

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You can find the exotic in York

I was a �tourist� in York this weekend, staying away from home in the city where I was an undergraduate, and still there are firsts.  In Stonegate a small doorway invites visitors, shoppers, locals and tourists alike, down a ginnel … Continue reading






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Geotourism definitively defined

At a conference in Portugal the two organisations which have been using different definitions of Geotourism have agreed the Arouca Declaration, which includes the following: �We recognize that there is a need to clarify the concept of geotourism. We therefore … Continue reading






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WTM World Responsible Tourism Days 2011

This year's WTM World Responsible Tourism Day programme was the most successful to date stretching over three days. So successful that some of those who wanted to attend sessions were unable to do so, there were people standing along the … Continue reading






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Greeening Pilgrimage

Back in November 2009 at an event organised by the Alliance of Religions and Conservation commitments were made to greening pilgrimage cities and routes. The Armenian Orthodox Church, proposed a seven Year Plan to green the holy city of Etchmiadzin; … Continue reading






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Harold Goodwin