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Distribution and Determining of Tourist Attractions and Modeling of Tourist Cities for the City of Isfahan-Iran

Seifolddini-Faranak1, M. Shabani Fard1 and Hosseini Ali1
  • 1 University of Tehran, Iran

Abstract

Problem statement: Cities have different attractions and usually have tourists. But Management and development sustainable tourist activities needs planning. Approach: This research used survey method and taxonomy analysis to study the spatial pattern of tourist attractions in Isfahan city. Isfahan city is chosen because of numerous tourist attractions and its importance at national and regional level and also its multi role. The research was done from March to November 2008. Results: The result of statistical analysis shows that tourist attractions in Isfahan can be classified into four groups. Conclusion: On the basis of the result of study, the spatial pattern of tourist attractions is obtained that can be used for the management and planning based on the result a spatial model of tourism consumption in large cities was developed.

American Journal of Economics and Business Administration
Volume 1 No. 2, 2009, 160-166

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/ajebasp.2009.160.166

Submitted On: 14 October 2009 Published On: 30 June 2009

How to Cite: Seifolddini-Faranak, Fard, M. S. & Ali, H. (2009). Distribution and Determining of Tourist Attractions and Modeling of Tourist Cities for the City of Isfahan-Iran. American Journal of Economics and Business Administration, 1(2), 160-166. https://doi.org/10.3844/ajebasp.2009.160.166

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Keywords

  • Tourist attractions
  • spatial tourist
  • spatial patterns
  • spatial distribution
  • Isfahan