Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Tourism Earth Science Organisation

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_2522

A tourism earth science organisation is an academic organisation or association that studies and promotes the development of tourism earth science. The tourism earth science organisations in China mainly include the Academy of Tourism Earth Science and Geopark Research of the Geological Society of China, the Professional Tourism Geographical Committee of the Geographical Society of China, the Cave Research Society of the Geological Society of China, the Regional Tourism Development Research Institute, all local tourism earth science research institutes (such as the Tourism Earth Science Research Institute of Sichuan Province) as well as the Tourism Earth Science Research Association, Tourism Geology Committee and Geopark Committee established by the provincial Geological Society of China. Tourism earth science organisations play an important role in uniting tourism earth science experts, exchanging research results, and promoting China’s tourism development, especially bringing...

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