Dr. Lewis Cheung Ting-on

Dr. Lewis's research interests focus on sustainable tourism with particular emphasis on nature-based tourism in protected areas, environmental education, and environmental conservation.

His research papers have been published in the international peer-reviewed journals such as Environmental Education Research, Natural Hazards, Geoheritage, Professional Geographer, Annals of the American Association of Geographers, Science of the Total Environment, Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, and Journal of Sustainable Tourism.


Ph.D, Geography, University of Hong Kong (2010)
Master of Geographical Information Systems, University of Hong Kong (2004)

Research Interests

Nature-based tourism
Protected areas management
Environmental attitude and behaviour
Environmental education and training.

Selected publications

Ma, A.T.H., Ng, S.L., Cheung, L.T.O.* & Lam, T.W.L. (2021). How do uses of and gratifications from social media platforms drive responsible birdwatching behaviour?. Global Ecology and Conservation, 27, e01614.

Lo, Y.L., Lee, M.Y.K.*, Cheung, L.T.O. & Ma, A.T.H. (2021). Place attachment and political orientation: the case of localists in Hong Kong. Asian Journal of Social Science (SSCI), Accepted and Online, xxx-xxx.

Alex Y Lo, Shuwen Liu, Alice SY Chow, Qing Pei, Lewis TO Cheung, Lincoln Fok (2021). Business vulnerability assessment: a firm-level analysis of micro-and small businesses in China (SCI). Natural Hazards, Forthcoming, xxx-xxx.

Ma, A.T.H., Lam, T.W.L., Cheung, L.T.O.* & Fok, L. (2021). Protected areas as a space for pandemic disease adaptation of residents in Hong Kong. Landscape and Urban Planning (SSCI/SCI), 207, 103994.

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