Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Tourism Planning

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_2552

Tourism planning is the optimization of the allocation of tourism resources in a region and making plans for the future development of the tourism industry based on the tourism resources and the internal and external conditions of the area. The essence of tourism planning is to make scientific and well-defined plans for the optimal allocation of production factors related to the development of regional tourism based on the changes in the market environment and the requirements for sustainable development.

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