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International Centre for Responsible Tourism

Medway, United Kingdom | http://www.icrtourism.org
Joined in February 2006

About Us

The International Centre for Responsible Tourism is a post-graduate training and research centre based at Leeds Metropolitan University. Responsible Tourism:

minimises negative economic, environmental, and social impacts; generates greater economic benefits for local people and enhances the well-being of host communities, improves working conditions and access to the industry; involves local people in decisions that affect their lives and life chances; makes positive contributions to the conservation of natural and cultural heritage, to the maintenance of the world's diversity; provides more enjoyable experiences for tourists through more meaningful connections with local people, and a greater understanding of local cultural, social and environmental issues; provides access for physically challenged people; and is culturally sensitive, engenders respect between tourists and hosts, and builds local pride and confidence.

The International Centre for Responsible Tourism is a post-graduate training and research centre based at Leeds Metropolitan University. Responsible Tourism:

minimises negative economic, environmental, and social impacts; generates…

Issue Areas Include

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environment & Sustainability

Location

  • Leeds Metropolitan University, Medway, None LS1 3HE, United Kingdom
    Leeds

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