Qinglian Wang (1939–) graduated from the Department of Geology and Geography of Peking University. He is a professor at Hebei Normal University and has engaged in teaching and research of tourism geography. He is the editor of ‘Tourism Geography of China’, ‘Tourism Geography’, ‘Shijiazhuang Famous Scenery Resources’ and ‘Coastal Resources in Hebei’. He also participated in the compilation of ‘An Introduction to Tourism Earth Science’. He has published more than 20 academic papers related to tourism earth science.