The ICRT has always been an independent organisation and is now legally registered as a Community Interest Company with four directors. The Founding Director is Dr Harold Goodwin, Professor of Responsible Tourism at Manchester Metropolitan University, Dr Xavier Font (Leeds Metropolitan University), John de Vial and Caroline Warburton. The ICRT is a network of people who support the Cape Town Declaration through their work and it has a number of sister organisations. The ICRT’s structure is best understood as a network with a hub in the UK and nodes in a number of countries and regions.