Tourism Cartographic Regionalization Of Khorasan Razavi Province

Document Type : Research Paper



Today, tourism as one of the main sources of income, has a major role in the economy in the countries with high potential in terms of tourist attractions (natural, social and cultural) have been more interesting.Iran is one of the top ten countries in the world is enjoying the attractions and Khorasan is one of the most attractive regions of the country. Khorasan Razavi province with about 456 points of historical tourism, natural and religious tourism is one of the attractive areas of the country. In addition, the number 30 has been detected in the area of tourism. This appeal requires consideration and planning. So is it with the right capacities to plan accordingly to enjoy the features and attractions of each region to best use And can be used to develop the province. Cartographical paper tourism development model in Khorasan Razavi province With Gunn model )1979) and is presented using GIS. At the beginning of the tourist attractions of the province was prepared to identify and map its spatial distribution. After a variety of attractions in 9 categories based on valuation models, participants in the AHP model of Khorasan Razavi province in tourism zoning. Top rated on the basis of political divisions in order to benefit from the attractive city of Sabzevar, Mashhad and Nyshabour was dedicated. Finally, based on the classification of each city's large cities were normalized and actual positions.It also displays the rank of a zoning areas also see the value of the various attractions that the results can be based on the amount and level of planning policies in the area of each action, though it can be but different interpretations of the zoning presented as a suitable and efficient model in the Spatial planning of tourism and the macro level, the tourism sector, especially tourism will be useful for policy makers.


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