Harold John Goodwin

Harold John Goodwin
Manchester Metropolitan University | MMU · Institute of Place Management

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July 2016 - present
Manchester Metropolitan University
Position
  • Professor Emeritus
November 2013 - present
Manchester Metropolitan University
Position
  • Professor

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Publications (39)
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to explore reactions to the introduction by the UK Government of the National Living Wage (NLW) in the UK hospitality sector and consider implications for the status of employee relations. Design/methodology/approach In-depth interviews were conducted with senior industry representatives of the hospitality sec...
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Heritage in general, and in particular urban heritage in Asia, is at the focus of a perfect storm with populations growing rapidly in cities as the rate of urbanization continues to grow at an alarming rate. Together with populations increasing rapidly in cities as urbanization grows, there are ever larger numbers of tourists placing significant pr...
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Presentation of preliminary findings of a study into the impact of the introduction of a National Living Wage on the UK hotel sector.
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The realisation that sustainability objectives require inter-disciplinary ‘holistic’ thinking and the willingness and capacity to take action to address often inter-connected issues. Too often knowledge about the issues does not lead to effective action, the ideas remain inoperative, graduates are unable to effectively challenge denial in others, a...
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Conference Report June 18 to 20, 2012 University of São Paulo – Brasil
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Executive summary. It is ten years since the British government's Department for International Development (DFID) commissioned a discussion paper on Tourism and Poverty Elimination; since then the language has weakened to reduction and then alleviation . The development of the pro-poor tourism approach over those ten years is discussed and is diffe...
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The adoption of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) by United Nations agencies, bilateral and multilateral development agencies has encouraged the World Tourism Organization, national tourism administrations and some development agencies to adopt new approaches to tourism development, focusing on local economic impacts and, in particular, on pov...
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International programmes and national policies around the world have identified tourism as an appropriate mechanism for sustainable development, poverty alleviation and biodiversity conservation. To evaluate the impact of nature-based tourism on the poor, socio-economic assessments were undertaken at enterprises based within South African protected...
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The paper builds on previous ESCAP work namely the "Seminar on Tourism and Poverty Reduction" held in Bangkok (2001), a monograph, Poverty Alleviation through Sustainable Tourism Development, New York: United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (2003), "The Challenges of Urban Tourism and Poverty Reduction, Regional Work...
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Responsible tourism is emerging as a significant market trend in the UK as wider consumer market trends towards lifestyle marketing and ethical consumption spread to tourism. This paper reviews recent survey evidence about consumer attitudes towards the responsible and ethical aspects of the tourism they consume, and places this in the context of c...
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National Parks are often major tourist attractions located in relatively remote and marginalised rural areas. The potential role of tourism in contributing to the costs of conservation and providing economic opportunities for communities living adjacent to natural heritage has long been recognised. Issues of access to tourists and capital, enclaves...
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The development and implementation of ‘alternative livelihood projects’ by donor agencies and conservation organisations has become one of the most commonly-applied management prescriptions to alleviate existing or potential conflicts between protected areas and local livelihoods. The use of these projects is a common feature of so-called Integrate...
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"This paper examines how tourism affects the livelihoods of the poor and how positive impacts can be enhanced. In doing so, it assesses the relevance of tourism to the poverty agenda, and the factors that encourage or constrain economic participation of the poor in the industry. In conclusion it outlines strategies for promoting pro-poor tourism--P...
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The affect of tourism on today’s ‘honey-pot’ areas will undoubtedly intensify and spread to other protected areas as improved transport links make them more accessible. Nature tourism will expand dramatically with adverse impacts on habitats and biodiversity unless it is carefully managed and controlled. While it is hoped that ecotourism will prod...
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Ecotourism is expected, by the tourism industry and academics, to grow rapidly over the next 20 years. Much has been written about ecotourism, often with missionary zeal, but there is little consensus about its definition. It is argued here that conservationists and protected area managers should adopt a definition of ecotourism which contributes t...