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Progress in Responsible Tourism

The ICRT is launching a new biannual publication which will chronicle and debate progress in Responsible Tourism. Progress in Responsible Tourism will be published by Goodfellow and edited by Harold Goodwin and Xavier Font. The journal will complement our book series with Goodfellow and provide a platform for industry professionals, policymakers, academics and those with research or practice to share.

Progress in Responsible Tourism is published by Goodfellow and edited by Harold Goodwin and Xavier Font.

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We would like Progress in Responsible Tourism to record and debate the progress which is being made in the UK and around the world in the implementation of the Cape Town Declaration and its aspiration to see the development of more responsible forms of tourism.


Progress in Responsible Tourism 5(1) 2017

Harold Goodwin: The 2016 World Responsible Tourism Awards

Christopher Warren & Alexander Coghlan: Can the hospitality sector ask customers to help them become more sustainable?

Volume 1(2) June 2012

Holroyd R Thomas Cook and Travelife

McCombers L & Evers Y Finding ways to manage the social impacts of tourism

Warren C Consumer propensity to purchase environmentally friendly tourism in Australia

Volume 1(1) November 2011
Font X and Goodwin H Editorial

de Vial J Reasons to be Hopeful


Broderick J Understanding carbon budgets and the safe climate space for responsible tourism

Goodwin H & Walmsley A Responsible Aviation: Setting the Agenda

Leadlay F Hotel companies and carbon footprints, consensus for clarity

Supply Chains and Employment

Cripps K & Font X Sustainable Supply Chain Management: a Research Framework

Thorne J Selling Culture to Package Tourists in The Gambia

Bah A Responsible Tourism in The Gambia, a work in progress

Hausler N Creating High-Skill Job Opportunities for Poor Rural Youth in Sri Lanka

Large Companies

Ashton Jane TUI Sustainable tourism – ten years on

Holroyd R and Baddeley J Thomas Cook’s Journey to Sustainability

McCaffery Developing Responsible Tourism at Virgin Holidays

Volunteering and Orphanages

Grayson S “Working With Children”

Horton M A little responsible tourism is a dangerous thing… Cambodia


Goodwin H The Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards

McGowan L Work in Porgress: ICRT Canada

Goodwin H The International Conferences on Responsible Tourism in Destinations 2002-2010

Contributions are welcome in three categories

Practitioner Papers

Written by those actively engaged in managing tourism or implement Responsible Tourism approaches – 2,000 to 4,000 words with references primarily to grey literature.

Academic Papers
Traditional papers with full academic referencing 5,000- 8,000 words

Work in Progress – Notes from the Field
Reports on new initiatives, work underway or brief comment pieces. Limited referencing, 400-1,500 words.

We anticipate that there will be a section listing new publications and sources relevant to Responsible Tourism.

Progress in Responsible Tourism will also carry each year a report on the winners and the highly commended in the annual Virgin Holiday Responsible Tourism Awards.

Progress in Responsible Tourism will be published annually in November to coincide with World Travel Market, this reflects our intention that the journal should be of interest to the industry, academics and policymakers. Referencing: traditional footnotes, not Harvard this si to make the papers more accessible to a non-academic readership.

Practitioner Papers will be reviewed by the editors. Academic Papers will be blind peer reviewed. Work in Progress and Notes from the Field will be reviewed by the editors. The Journal has an advisory board which has the same composition as the ICRT’s Advisory Committee.

If you would like to contribute to the second edition to be published in June 2012 please write with a brief abstract to Harold Goodwin or Xavier Font.

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