Monthly Archives: June 2013

You can't fool all of the people all of the time

Costs outweigh the benefits of hosting major international sporting events Following the FIFA World Cup in South Africa there were strikes by public sector workers demanding improvements in their wages and now in Brazil there are major street protests against … Continue reading






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Water: an issue for the tourism industry?

2013 is the United Nation’s International Year of Water Cooperation, water is a basic human need, we cannot survive for long without it and polluted water is a major cause of infant mortality. Water is essential to maintaining our environment, … Continue reading






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Aviation emissions not reducing fast enough

Just last week Thomson Airways took delivery of the first of its new Boeing 787 Dreamliners at Manchester Airport, the first of eight which it has ordered. This is the first 787 to be delivered to a UK airline. Its … Continue reading






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Harold Goodwin