I am a Professor in Sustainable Tourism at Center for Tourism Research, Wakayama University, Japan and Adjunct Research Fellow (Faculty of Arts) at Monash University, Australia.
I am Co Editor-in-Chief of the journal Tourism Geographies by Taylor & Francis. I am a board member: International Geographical Union (IGU) Commission on Tourism and Leisure and Global Change; Critical Tourism Studies Asia Pacific (CTSAP); Association of American Geographers Recreation, Tourism & Sport Group (AAG-RTG).
My research draws from trans disciplinary perspectives especially human geography, cultural anthropology and political economy, especially in the Asia-Pacific region. For more, see links below.