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Explore the Impact of Constraints on Tourists Visiting National Parks in China

Yuchun Fang, Wenlu Yan, Yan Wang, Dan Zhao, Ping Chen

Abstract


In recent years, China is vigorously carrying out the construction and operation of national parks, and the number of tourists is also increasing. However, a series of constraints have influenced visitation to national parks by the public. The empirical results show that, for the three different types of national parks, there are also significant differences in the perceived constraints of tourists. Therefore, this research will propose different improvement strategies for different tourists' perception of constraints. Moreover, management implications are provided to promote the sustainable development of national parks in China as well as desirable experiences for scientifically construct national parks based on the principles of sustainable development, and improve the national park’s infrastructure such as catering facilities.

Keywords


National Parks, Tourism Constraints, Costs, Perception, Spatial Accessibility

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/mmf.v5i4.3719

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