A Bayesian-based framework for advanced nature-based tourism model

Roxana Norouzi Isfahani, Ahmad Talaee Malmiri, Ahmad BahooToroody, Mohammad Mahdi Abaei
2021 Journal of Asian Business and Economic Studies  
PurposeNature-based tourism (NBT) blossoming requires sound monitoring models to maximize its potential in the tourism industry. Cooperation of different segments from nature to economy will lead to a sustainable NBT. Therefore, the qualitative and quantitative relation between these subdivisions has to be investigated.Design/methodology/approachThis paper proposes an advanced NBT model for the design of an optimum tourism system. To this end, Bayesian network (BN) has been implemented to
more » ... terize the impact of each subsector on NBT.FindingsThe outcomes of this study can help the tourism managers, policymakers and related organizations to find the optimum approach to achieve a continuous improvement in the system. To demonstrate the applicability of the methodology, two cases of observations are considered.Originality/valueThe originality of the work is well demonstrated in the literature review of the paper.
doi:10.1108/jabes-11-2020-0119 fatcat:j4bnma2alnfexatspc5atb7oyq