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‘Just call me Harry’ prince tells conference

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption’We are all just to call him Harry’The Duke of Sussex asked for delegates at a tourism conference in Edinburgh to address him simply as Harry.The prince was speaking at the Travalyst event being held in the Scottish capital.Ahead of the short speech, event host Ayesha Hazarika…

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Media caption’We are all just to call him Harry’The Duke of Sussex asked for delegates at a tourism conference in Edinburgh to address him simply as Harry.The prince was speaking at the Travalyst event being held in the Scottish capital.Ahead of the short speech, event host Ayesha Hazarika told the gathering: “He’s made it clear that we are all just to call him Harry.”Within weeks, the Queen’s grandson and his wife, Meghan, will officially step away from royal duties.In his address, Prince Harry – who is known as the Earl of Dumbarton when he is in Scotland – warned that the growth of tourism was threatening to destroy some of the world’s most beautiful places.

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Prince Harry listened intently at the conference to the other speakers

On one of his last official engagements, the duke called on travel and tourism businesses to work together to develop a more sustainable future.He said: “We believe that travel is a good thing – it is the heart of human experience, of cultural connections and of new friendships.”It is a global powerhouse that employs hundreds of millions of people, keeping culture alive, protecting some of the world’s most precious spaces and introduces us to people, places and wildlife that we have only ever seen on a screen.”But he said action needed to be taken to deal with an “inevitable surge” in visitor numbers.He warned that if steps were not taken, there was the risk that
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