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Picture of Sustainable Tourism in Asia

Sustainable Tourism in Asia

People and Places

Editor(s): Chung-Shing Chan, Lawal Mohammed Marafa

Book Description

This collection brings together papers presented at two international conferences on the theme of sustainable tourism in Hong Kong, namely the “International Conference on Sustainable Tourism and Resilient Communities”, held on 6-8 May 2015, and the “International Conference on Sustainable Tourism and Global-Local Understanding”, held on 11-13 May 2016.

Considering the rapid development of tourism in the Asia-Pacific region, there have been numerous vigorous discussions about sustainability and tourism. These conferences provided platforms for international scholars, researchers and students to share empirical studies and cases of sustainable tourism from different perspectives and on different themes. As such, this volume has a focus on Asian cases and examples, and, therefore, contributes to form a rich reference work for tourism researchers, tourism development leaders, policy-makers and practitioners.

Hardback

ISBN-13: 978-1-5275-3398-1
ISBN-10: 1-5275-3398-0
Date of Publication: 01/07/2019
Pages / Size: 213 / A5
Price: £61.99
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Biography

Lawal Mohammed Marafa teaches in the Department of Geography and Resource Management at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research and teaching interests cover tourism policy, tourism and environment, ecotourism, natural resource management, sustainable development, leisure, and recreation planning and management. He has participated and conducted research on landscapes, soundscapes, ecotourism, and climate smart agriculture, and has published work in a number of journals and edited volumes.

Chung-Shing Chan is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and Resource Management at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His doctoral research investigates the potential of urban green resources for city branding in Hong Kong. His research interests and projects cover place branding and marketing, sustainable tourism, green-, creative-, smart- branding, accessible tourism and urban park management. He also engages in teaching projects related to e-Learning, virtual reality, and game-based learning.