Prioritizing and Determining the Relationships of Tourism Development Sustainability Measuring Indexes

Iman Ghasemian, Farzaneh Abohashem Abadi, Ali Delshad
2017 Muṭāli̒āt-i Mudīriyyat-i Gardishgarī  
To ensure the sustainability of tourism development, the use of techniques and practical methods for evaluating sustainability has been considered. The results of previous studies indicate that the relationship and significance of these indexes have ever been considered. Therefore, the purpose of this research was to identify the indexes of assessing the sustainability of tourism development and determining the priority of each factor, as well. The descriptive-analytical method was used as the
more » ... od was used as the research methods. The statistical population included the tourism professors and managers involved in tourism activities. Fuzzy Delphi, Fuzzy Network Analysis Process and Fuzzy DEMATEL techniques have been used to analyze the data. The obtained results have indicated that among the six main factors, the economic factor with a weight of 0.415 is the most important index in measuring tourism sustainability. Also, economic and cultural indexes as the most influential and effective ones have been determined in assessing the sustainability of tourism development, respectively.
doi:10.22054/tms.2017.12490.1338 doaj:7bd85f7486904a0dbbe743b650fb95a9 fatcat:ytq5we5pinhrtdzq26i54jcnzy