Yoel Mansfeld is a Professor in Tourism Planning & Development. He holds a PhD from the London School of Economics (LSE). His main areas of interests include tourism, safety & security; cultural tourism; socio-cultural impacts of tourism development; over- and under-tourism. He is also the founder and former Head of the University of Haifa’s Centre for Tourism Research (CTPRR). Yoel Mansfeld has published books, book chapters, and numerous academic papers in leading Tourism and Geography journals.