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RTM Spotlight

In the current circumstances we have taken the decision to cancel our public facing events which were due to take place during the months of May and June 2020. Events planned after this date will be kept under review. Please keep checking for updates.

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RTM Spotlight is being run in partnership with the ICOMOS-UK Cultural Tourism Committee and will feature industry professionals, academic staff and our graduates. The one-day conference will be discussing work that is being done across the globe to integrate responsible tourism development into broader policy goals.

Saturday 23 May - Optional Field Trips

Tales of a City Tours walking tour of Leeds: On the morning of 23 May delegates are invited to join a Tales of a City Tours tour of Leeds. The tour is a social enterprise project developed by one of our Responsible Tourism Management MSc alumni who has worked closely with people in Leeds with refugee backgrounds to design and lead their own cultural walking tours of the city. The tour takes around 2 hours and costs an additional £10 per person.

Saltaire World Heritage Site and Art Trail Walking Tour

An alternative option on 23 May is to join the Chair of Saltaire Inspired to hear about how the community in that particular World Heritage Site celebrates not only its industrial past but its vibrant cultural present. The trip will last around 3 hours with the only outlay being your train tickets to/from Saltaire (around £7.00).

Please contact Simon Woodward if you have any queries regarding the conference on the Friday or either of the optional trips on Saturday.


Friday 22 May 9:00 – 17:00, Leeds Beckett University, Rose Bowl, Leeds, LS1 3HE Networking/socialising after the event (venue tbc)

How much?

Current students and Alumni Student Mentors £15, Alumni £25, Industry and others £45 (includes conference pack, refreshments and lunch.)

Event Details

23 May 2020 -
23 May 2020
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