Handbook of Research on the Role of Tourism in Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

Handbook of Research on the Role of Tourism in Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

Filipa Brandão, Zélia Breda, Rui Costa, Carlos Costa
Release Date: September, 2020|Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 385
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-5691-7
ISBN13: 9781799856917|ISBN10: 1799856917|EISBN13: 9781799856931
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Description & Coverage
Description:

Tourism, one of the world’s leading industries, has propelled countries into recovery from economic recession. As a multi-disciplinary, multi-sectoral, holistic, and systemic industry, tourism also uniquely placed to address the concerns of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). While the relationships between tourism, sustainability, and sustainable development are the subjects of deep study, the direct positive effects of tourism on SDGs remain underdiscussed.

The Handbook of Research on the Role of Tourism in Achieving Sustainable Development Goals is a collection of innovative research that explores sustainable practices within the tourism industry. While highlighting a broad range of topics including economic growth, education, and production patterns, this book is ideally designed for engineers, entrepreneurs, policymakers, executives, advocates, researchers, academicians, and students.

Coverage:

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Climate Change
  • Conservation
  • Economic Growth
  • Education
  • Food Security
  • Gender Equity
  • Global Partnership
  • Infrastructure
  • Poverty
  • Production Patterns
  • Sanitation
  • Sustainable Cities
  • Sustainable Development
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Filipa Brandão holds a Ph.D. in Tourism and a MSc in Tourism Management and Development from the University of Aveiro. She is Assistant Professor at the at the Department of Economics, Management, Industrial Engineering and Tourism (DEGEIT) of the University of Aveiro. She is a full member of the Research Unit in ‘Governance, Competitiveness and Public Policies’ of the University of Aveiro (GOVCOPP-UA), Vice- Director of the Master in Tourism Management and Planning, Associate Editor of Tourism & Development Journal. She authored or co-authored books, book chapters and papers published in international journals. She is also involved in applied research and consultancy projects in the field of Tourism and Leisure and is a member of the organizing and scientific committees of international tourism conferences. Her research and scientific production focus on tourism innovation, regional development, social network analysis, and tourism destinations’ planning and management.

Zelia Breda holds a PhD in Tourism, a MA in Chinese Studies (Business and International Relations) and a BSc in Tourism Management and Planning from the University of Aveiro, where the editor is an Assistant Professor, at the Department of Economics, Management, and Industrial Engineering, holding the position of Director of the Master in Tourism Management and Planning. The editor is a member of the Research Unit ‘Governance, Competitiveness and Public Policies’ of the University of Aveiro; a founding member and vice-president of the Observatory of China, and a senior researcher of the tourism R&D spin-off company Idtour. The editor is also a member of the editorial and scientific boards of a few academic national and international journals, as well a member of the organizing and scientific committees of international tourism conferences. The editor has authored and co-authored several national and international papers and communications on tourism. The editor has also been taking part in several research projects in the tourism field, both as member of the team and as a consultant.

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