RTD8 – Manchester

8th International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations

Harold Goodwin speaking at RTYD8 in ManchesterThe RTD8 conference took place in Manchester over 3 days, with four events in four different venues.

224 people attended all or part of the conference from Catalonia, England, The Gambia, Honduras, Ireland, Liberia, Nepal, Northern Ireland, Oman, Pakistan, Scotland & Wales.

Reports and Presentations

 

Day 1 Responsible Tourism in Destinations link
Video of Harold Goodwin’s inaugural link
PowerPoint  Simon Press Introduction

Day 2 Taking Responsibility, Achieving Change link

The Videos
First morning session link
Second morning session link
First Afternoon Session link
Second Afternoon Session link

Day 3  Networking Day

Blue & Green produced a full report on the conference. Download

B&G

The facebook page for RTD8 is here.

Watch videos of the presentations on the RTD8 YouTube channel here.

Responsible Tourism comes to Manchester – ontheplatform

TweetReach report: 1,500 tweets; 26 contributors; nearly 312,000 accounts reached – thanks to NorthPennAONB for their major contribution

There are photos in the twitter stream available on Storify and TweetReach and additional photographs in an album on the Facebook RTD8 page

Blue & Green have produced reports on the conference: Day 1 morning afternoon | Day 2

Coverage in Travel Trade Gazette

Agents have a ‘vested interest’ in promoting sustainable tourism, says VisitEngland

Tourism that does not make places better is “another form of mining”

Travel Trade Gazette Editorial   All agents can promote sustainable tourism Manchester     RTD8

Travel Mole report

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