About Richard Butler
Professor Richard Butler is Professor in the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management of University of Strathclyde. He has published widely in tourism journals, and produced eleven books on tourism and many chapters in other books. His main fields of interest are the development process of tourist destinations and the subsequent impacts of tourism, issues of carrying capacity and sustainability, and tourism in remote areas and islands. He is currently editor Emeritus of 'The Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research'.