Leaders in RT

Harold Goodwin has been a leader in Responsible Tourism since 2002 when he co-chaired the 1st International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations and drafted the Cape Town Declaration on Responsible Tourism.  Since 2004 Harold has chaired the panel of judges for the World Responsible Tourism Awards. There is now a growing family of Awards in Africa, India and Ireland, all of them using the same approach. Out ambition with the Awards is to inspire others to copy and do better and to challenge others to engage.

Here we present some leading examples of businesses and destinations which are applying the principles of the Cape Town Declaration to make better tourism.

Creating shared value link

Transfrontier Parks Destinations (TFPD) link
Village Ways link

Other leaders will be added over time.

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Details of the family of Responsible Tourism Awards, and the winners,  can be found by following these links
World Responsible Tourism Awards
Africa Responsible Tourism Awards
India Responsible Tourism Awards
Irish Responsible Tourism Awards