Monthly Archives: February 2014

How much does it cost to climb Everest? Surely it should cost more?

I have blogged here previously about overcrowding, traffic jams in Everest and the congestion and pollution on the mountain. In August last year the Nepalese government announced that they planned to more actively engage in managing tourism on the mountain … Continue reading

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What issues are responsible tourism issues?

It was back in 2007 that World Travel Market broadened their Environment Day and took up the idea of Responsible Tourism using the definition adopted at the 1st International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations in the Cape Town Declaration. … Continue reading

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Falling real wages in the UK must constrain the growth in demand for holidays

Just before Christmas I blogged about research by the Joseph Rowntree Trust which reported  that that since 2008 there has been an “unprecedented erosion of household living standards” thanks to rapid inflation and flat-lining wages which suggests that many families … Continue reading

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Harold Goodwin