The book is in my hands:”Sustainable Tourism Policy and Planning in Africa”

See what came through the post 🙂 It has taken quite some time since I said Look out, the book proofs are in: Sustainable Tourism Policy and Planning in Africa But now it's in and I'm glad to receive my author's physical hardcopy of this book. More details about the book can be found here https://www.routledge.com/Sustainable-Tourism-Policy-and-Planning-in-Africa/Adu-Ampong-Kimbu/p/book/9780367480509Continue reading The book is in my hands:”Sustainable Tourism Policy and Planning in Africa”

Sneak Peek – The Routledge Handbook of Tourism in Africa

It feels like ages ago but it was back in February, 2020 that I reported here that we submitted the entire manuscript of the book to the publishers. Since then Marina, Manuel and myself have had to do quite some behind-the-scenes work as co-editors. It has been a great collaborative team work process. The copyeditors … Continue reading Sneak Peek – The Routledge Handbook of Tourism in Africa

Look out, the book proofs are in: Sustainable Tourism Policy and Planning in Africa

In addtion to the 8 papers of the SI, we have written a new extensive introduction and conclusion chapters. The introductory chapter outlines what we see as the varieties of sustainability conceptualised in tourism policy and planning strategies in different African countries. In the conclusion chapter, we argue for a reconsideration of what sustainability means for tourism policy and planning in sub-Saharan Africa. We then outline a future research agenda that links tourism policy and planning more intimately to the Sustainable Development Goals .

Back to my roots: geographies of slavery heritage tourism & sustainable tourism development policy

It is official now and the cat can go out of the bag. It had been signed and sealed way back in April, 2020. Given the current times we find ourselves in, I consider it a rare privilege and God's blessing to delightfully share this promotion news with you. From today 1 July, 2020 I am … Continue reading Back to my roots: geographies of slavery heritage tourism & sustainable tourism development policy

Out in print now: Sustainability in Tourism Policy and Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa (a special issue)

The wait is over and I am delighted to share with you the special issue on "Sustainability in Tourism Policy and Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa: past, present and future" that is now out in print. I edited this issue with my buddy Albert Kimbu who is based at the University of Surrey and it has … Continue reading Out in print now: Sustainability in Tourism Policy and Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa (a special issue)

Call for Papers – Special Issue on Sustainability in tourism policy and planning in Sub-Saharan Africa: past, present and future

    Tourism Planning and Development Journal Special Issue on Sustainability in tourism policy and planning in Sub-Saharan Africa: past, present and future   Guest Editors Dr. Emmanuel A. Adu-Ampong Sheffield Hallam University, UK & University of Johannesburg, South Africa e.adu-ampong@shu.ac.uk & Dr. Albert N. Kimbu University of Surrey, UK a.kimbu@surrey.ac.uk   Tourism (both domestic … Continue reading Call for Papers – Special Issue on Sustainability in tourism policy and planning in Sub-Saharan Africa: past, present and future

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are dead! 100 key questions for the post-2015 development agenda

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will be dead by the end of this year (2015). There are many ways to write the obituary of this global endeavour. Irrespective of how you write it, one thing remains true and that is, the MDGs were (over) ambitious but they brought global attention to a number of issues. There … Continue reading The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are dead! 100 key questions for the post-2015 development agenda