A Study on the Evaluation Indicators for Developing Regional Tourism and Recreational Systems

Shao-Ping Wang, Miao-Sheng Chen, Mou-Jian Li


This study applied the analytic hierarchy process (AHP) to existing literature on developing regional tourism and recreational systems, dividing the evaluation indicators into five main criteria and 19 sub-criteria, including the “selection of geographical location,” “development resources and facilities,” “transport and services,” “destination competitiveness,” and “impact of recreational activities.” Opinions of experts from academia, industry, and the government were collected to analytically weigh each indicator, providing a reference and evaluation basis for relevant institutions. The conclusion shows that Taiwanese people stress the convenience of round-trip transportation and services when making travel decisions.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ijhrs.v9i2.14322

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