Tourism in Emerging Economies: The Way We Green, Sustainable, and Healthy

Wei Ta Fang*

*Corresponding author for this work

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44 Citations (Scopus)


This book bridges the gap between the vital issues of the tourism industry, practices and destinations, discussing various topics from Asian and African perspectives. Each chapter presents extensive research on tourism development and tourism education, people’s work and travel experiences, as well as broader philosophies concerning the global tourism industry’s practices and operations. In the context of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 8, 12 and 14, the book highlights the potential of tourism to contribute to economic growth, social inclusion and environmental preservation. It discusses crucial issues confronting the travel and tourism industry, presenting achievable outlines and strategy plans, and evaluating general theories, practices, and applications of social, economic and environmental aspects of management structure to maximize the cultural, social and ecological diversity of destinations and enhance the tourism experience. Providing a comprehensive guide to tourism and its related disciplines, it offers students, professors, entrepreneurs, and travel and tourism organizations insights into the trends, practices. Further, it features case studies ranging from historical and contemporary tourism to forecasts for future tourism.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer Singapore
Number of pages377
ISBN (Electronic)9789811524639
ISBN (Print)9789811524622
Publication statusPublished - 2020 Jan 1


  • Ecotourism
  • Emerging Economies
  • Environmental Education
  • Global Tourism
  • Green Tourism
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Tourism Development
  • Tourism Industry
  • Touristic Destination

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Environmental Science
  • General Economics,Econometrics and Finance
  • General Business,Management and Accounting
  • General Social Sciences


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