Joseph Cheer is an adjunct research fellow at Monash, where he formerly lectured in sustainable tourism. He's currently a professor in sustainable tourism at the Center for Tourism Research, Wakayama University, Japan. His research draws from trans-disciplinary perspectives, particularly human geography, cultural anthropology and political economy, especially in the Asia-Pacific region.
Joseph Cheer's Articles
Not drowning, waving – for now
COVID-19 has highlighted the cruise sector's lack of scrutiny, and questions remain whether it can regain the trust of the travelling public.
Tourism: spare a thought for the locals
Residents of many tourism-dependent destinations are seeing the unique character of their home towns vanish beneath a wave of souvenir shops, crowds, tour buses and rowdy bars.
Keeping the visitations right
Stronger Australia-China bilateral ties are in our best interests, particularly when it comes to the tourism industry.