Health effects of tourism on Chinese tourists

Shuangyu Xie

Central China Normal University,

Shuangyu Xie was born in November 1970. She got her PhD in Biosphere Coexistence from the Graduate School of Biosphere Sciences of Hiroshima University in March 2006. She came to work in the College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Central China Normal University in July 1995 and has been a professor since June 2011. Now she is also a associate dean of Wuhan Branch, China Tourism Academy, one of the executive member of the Education and Training Branch of Wuhan Tourism Association, and a member of the Geographical Society of China. Her research interests include Human Geography, Tourism Geography, Corporate Environmental Management, Resource and Environmental Economics. She has been PIs of a project funded by National Philosophy and Social Science Fund, a project funded by the Ministry of Education, and eight project funded by local governments and agencies, as well as co-PIs of about 30 projects funded by Chinese government and agencies. She authored/co-authored five books and over 40 journal papers.


It is widely believed and empirically proved that to be healthy or to relax from hard work or urban life is one of the motivations driving tourists to go travelling. However, whether tourists can really benefit in health... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Shuangyu Xie (Central China Normal University,)
  2. Dan Ye (Central China Normal University,)

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OS-D3 » Social-ecological Systems View of Nature and China Tourism: Part II (16:30 - Monday, 3rd October, Palmavera Room, Santa Chiara Complex)

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