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Harold Goodwin on Responsible Tourism

Harold Goodwin defined and theorized the responsible tourism concept and facilitated its worldwide spreading and understanding. He is founder of the International Centre for Responsible Tourism, emeritus professor and Director of the Institute of Place Management at Manchester Metropolitan University, Manager Director of the Responsible Tourism Partnership and advisor to the World Travel Market. Not […]

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Special Participation Packages

Early Bird Package Confirming your participation until the 31st of March ensures you a 20% discount for whichever package you choose. So, the fee for the conferences on 10th and 11th of May is 400 RON, while the fee for the conferences and Dr. Harold Goodwin’s course on 12th and 13th of May is 1200 […]

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New Speakers

The 6th edition of the International Forum for Responsible Tourism, which will be taking place on the 10th and 11th of May 2018 at the National Museum of Romanian History, brings new speakers – personalities who contribute through their activity to the development of a responsible tourism.   Dr. Harold Goodwin is founder of the […]

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IFRT Update

The VIth edition of the International Forum for Responsible Tourism (IFRT) will be hosted by the National Museum of Romanian History (NMRH) between 10th and 11th of May 2018. Our second special speaker has been confirmed: the Director General of NMRH, Dr. Ernest Oberländer-Târnoveanu.

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Cosy Romania Week and the First Conclusions

Preamble Innovation and creativity forms the strongest vector of community development and of anthropic and natural resources capitalization. The diversity among communities and resources in Romania represents a major potential for development. Creative industries and cultural tourism have become a strategic capital for developing local economy. Urbanization combined with cultural activities facilitate the emergence of […]

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The International Forum for Responsible Tourism, the 4th edition

The concept of responsible tourism was introduced on the Romanian public agenda through the Forum for Responsible Tourism by the Amphiteatre Foundation, in 2012. At its 4th edition, the event presented a consistent agenda, and well-established speakers. Bucharest, May 2017 – The Amphiteatre Foundation organized the fourth edition of the IFRT. The theme was “Responsible […]

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International Forum for Responsible Tourism, 3rd edition – Conclusion

The third edition of the IFRT focused on promoting the touristic potential in rural areas, arguing the opportunity of local economic and social development through tourism. The main objectives of the forum have included acknowledging local rural identities through the integration of natural elements and cultural values, and starting a well-targeted promotion in which all […]

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International Forum for Responsible Tourism, 2nd edition – Conclusion

The problems – synthetis The event has managed over the course of several days to create the appropriate framework for communication, debate and mediation between the main actors in not only the touristic field, but also in the public and private area. The aims were to highlight the opportunity of responsible tourism in Romania, and […]

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International Forum for Responsible Tourism – the VIth Edition

The International Forum for Responsible Tourism has reached its sixth edition. It is a world renowned event, at the previous editions having had top professionals from Romania, Europe, Asia, USA, as well as representatives of public authorities, scholars and researchers, leaders of representative organisations, and promotors of the field. The Forum mission: Developing communities’ capacity […]

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Responsible Tourism in Romania

It may seem like an extremely bold statement, but Romania is ready to practice responsible tourism. Moreover, it is highly needed that the concept be understood and propagated; and that action should be taken on the basis of the existing theory. Romania does not come up with miraculous solutions, especially not when it comes to […]