International Conference on Tourism, Climate Change and Sustainability: Profile on Keynote Speaker Professor Richard Butler, University of Strathclyde

The second of our keynote speaker profiles for the International Conference on Tourism, Climate Change and Sustainability is Professor Richard Butler, from the University of Strathclyde.

Professor Richard Butler has degrees in Geography from Nottingham University and the University of Glasgow and spent thirty years at the University of Western Ontario in Canada, before joining the University of Surrey (1997 to 2005), and then the University of Strathclyde.

He has published numerous journal articles and book chapters, and sixteen books on tourism. His principal research interests are the development of tourist destinations and the impacts of tourism.

He is a former president of the International Academy for the Study of Tourism.

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