Guideline of Sustainable Ecotourism Management by Applying Geographic Information System for Strategic Planning

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Kamonkanok Kiatisakchai


Tourism industry has been recognized as an apparatus of economic development for instances, the rise of employment rate, the amount of investments, and the enormous consumption over tourism and tourism-related industries, all of these aspects (just to mentioned a few) have been unexpectedly expanded.  However, a guideline of tourism was not static, it was a fixable pattern along with circumstance included, internal and external environment in the particular state. This has been reflecting to the stability of a paradigm of tourism, it exists as an unstable pattern.  Hence, a group of tourism entrepreneurs would have to adapt and to prepare themselves continuously in order to help adjusting their strategic management effectively.  These strategy itself has been influenced by the dynamic of the world which needed to be in concern with cutting-edge technology.  Entrepreneurs have to apply related IT/IS that meant for more competitive advantages.  Nowadays, Geographic Information System was accepted as an important component for a strategic planning.  Thus, this article aims to acknowledge and demonstrate dimensions of GIS implementation for a strategic planning of Sustainable Tourism Paradigm.

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Kiatisakchai, K. . . (2020). Guideline of Sustainable Ecotourism Management by Applying Geographic Information System for Strategic Planning. Dusit Thani College Journal, 14(3), 701–717. Retrieved from
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