Who is Freya Higgins-Desbiolles?

Dr.Freya Higgins-Desbiolles is a Visiting Professor, the Centre for Research and Innovation in Tourism, Taylor’s University of Malaysia, and is Adjunct with the Business Unit, University of South Australia and Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, University of Waterloo, Canada.

She has worked with communities, non-governmental organisations and businesses that seek to harness tourism for sustainable and equitable futures.

Her recent co-edited books include Socialising Tourism: Rethinking Tourism for Social and Ecological Justice (2022) and forthcoming book A Local Turn in Tourism: Empowering Communities (2023).

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