About

Rebecca Hawkins

Rebecca Hawkins has worked in the travel industry for the last 25 years and has influenced many of the policies and programmes that shape the global sustainable tourism movement. She now advises large companies, international conservation organisations, travel trade associations and charities on a wide range of issues, such as reducing plastic pollution, conserving water and enhancing tourism’s ability to support the local economy.

Rebecca’s practical approach to projects, together with an extensive experience of the tourism sector provides her clients with tailor made, practical solutions. Her projects address a wide range of issues from reducing plastic pollution, conserving water, the issues of over-tourism, and maximising the contribution of tourism to a local economy. Rebecca’s passion in tourism is working to deliver change within destinations – maximising the positive benefits of the visitor economy to create better places to live, work, and visit.

As well as managing RHP, Rebecca teaches and offers PhD supervision for Oxford Brookes University; and is a judge for a number of awards including the CATEYs and World Responsible Tourism Awards.