RTD2 took place in Kochi, Kerala in March 2008. The conference was co-chaired by Dr Harold Goodwin of the ICRT and Dr Venu V, Secretary of Kerala Tourism.
The Kerala Conference saw academics and representatives from government agencies, NGOs, media and the travel and tourism industry from the state, national and international arena sharing their expertise and experiences to take forward the Responsible Tourism agenda across the world.
Around 503 Indian and foreign delegates and 61 speakers from over 29 countries attended the Conference. It assisted Kerala in establishing Responsible Tourism as its tourism strategy at state and local level.