An Optimal Travel Route Recommendation System for Tourists’ First Visit to Japan

  • Chen YuanEmail author
  • Minoru Uehara
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 926)


As the Tokyo Olympics approach, increasing numbers of foreigners are planning to travel to Japan. It is not easy for these tourists to make travel plans by searching for information about unfamiliar Japanese sightseeing spots on the Internet. In particular, it is difficult to search for the relevant tourism information, such as names, categories, or open ratings. In this study, we aim to facilitate recommendations of sightseeing routes with high satisfaction. Tourists’ satisfaction is judged by various restrictions, such as travelers’ multiple purposes, staying time at the tourism site, travel time, and purpose. According to the users’ requirements, the optimal sightseeing route is selected by fitness function score. Finally, we will take the recommended route for the user.



We thank Peter Fogarty, MA English 1st Class, from Edanz Group (, for editing a draft of this manuscript).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Graduate School of Information and Science and ArtsToyo UniversityKawagoeJapan

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