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Sustainable Tourism in Urban Environments

The Master of Social Science Programme in Sustainable Tourism of the Geography and Resource Management Department hosted the second International Conference on Sustainable Tourism in Urban Environments from 8 to 10 May at the Yasumoto International Academic Park. The conference was partially sponsored by Chung Chi College and supported by the Northern Arizona State University, the International Geographical Union, and the World Leisure Organization.

The conference brought together participants from all over the world who presented 28 papers covering sustainable tourism topics such as culture and heritage, geotourism, diaspora and tourism, conservation, theme park, public participation, social responsibility, environmental attitudes and tourism related issues. The delegates participated in a field trip to North East New Territories.