of Travel and Tourism – ecotravel, carbon footprint, global warming and sustainability. Importance of relationships for travellers. Adventure tourism, eco tourism, educational trips. Growth of do-it-yourself packaging – own hotels, flights and car hire. Increasing impact of green issues: envcironment issues, carbon footprint. Travel is about relationships. Travelling together or to be with other people. Relationships are at the heart of business and leisure travel. Comment by Futurist keynote conference speaker Patrick Dixon.