Author Archives: Goodwin Harold

In 2016, there were 227 Vietnamese children identified as potential victims of modern slavery in the UK

Leading children’s charity ECPAT UK will mark today’s Anti-Slavery Day (18th October 2017) with the release of an animated film aimed at tackling the growing issue of Vietnamese children being trafficked to the UK for cannabis cultivation. The Secret Gardeners, created … Continue reading

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Future Proofing Tourism in Pembrokeshire

I had the privilege of speaking at a Pembrokeshire Tourism event on Future Proofing Tourism, they recognise that the future of the sector is in the hands of the industry. It is a rare thing now to see the sector coming together to … Continue reading

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Celebrating the decline in the value of the £ – incredible.

The pro-Brexit Mail on Sunday ran this story last weekend. This is close to celebrating the decline in the value of the £ and the earnings, savings and pensions of anyone holding sterling. Since the UK referendum vote, the British … Continue reading

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RT Developments in July

Latest RT News just published Responsible Tourism Developments July 2017

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RTD-13: TACKLING OVERTOURSIM – LOCAL RESPONSES

13th International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations Working sSymposium 29-30 September 2017 – University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland http://www.rmf.is/en/conferences/rdt-13-tackling-overtourism-local-responses Tourism is rapidly growing worldwide and popular destinations are increasingly becoming dominated by tourism. This puts a strain on the … Continue reading

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Outlook South Asia Responsible Tourism Summit 2018

Outlook Responsible Tourism Summit 2018 The 2017 Summit Report can be downloaded here  The South Asia Edition  ‘Staying Ahead—Vision 2020’     January 19-20, 2018 New Delhi Come help us build a sense of community, and draw strength from it, across India—and … Continue reading

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Responsible Tourism Summit – South Asia January 2018

Staying Ahead  Maintaining competitive advantage through Responsible Tourism sharing experience from across South Asia: Delhi 19-20 January 2018. 2018 will see the third Responsible Tourism Summit in Delhi and the prestigious Responsible Tourism Awards which are presented at the Summit. This year … Continue reading

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Paul Miedema remembered at WTM Africa

Paul Miedema founder of Calabash Tours and a leading activist for Responsible Tourism was recognised as in the Responsible Tourism Awards in 2004. In 1990 Paul participated in The March for Hope, a protest March of white people to the townships. “I knew then, … Continue reading

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Africa Responsible Tourism Awards presented at WTM Africa

. In a special ceremony at World Travel Market Africa 2017, a hard-hitting documentary on the plight of lions in tourism and a small backpacker lodge with ample impact were announced Joint Overall Winners at the African Responsible Tourism Awards … Continue reading

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South Africa’s Deputy Minister of Tourism speaks at the African Responsible Tourism Awards

  Welcoming Remarks By Deputy Minister, Elizabeth Thabethe African Responsible Tourism Awards Cape Town Convention Centre 20 April 2017   Program Director MEC Alan Winde Mr James Vos, Member of the Portfolio Committee on Tourism Mr Tim Harris, Wesgro CEO … Continue reading

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