Acta Geographica Sinica ›› 1998, Vol. 53 ›› Issue (s1): 212-217.doi: 10.11821/xb1998s1027

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Dou Qun, Cui Fengjun   

  1. 1. Travel Agency & Hotel Management Dept. National Tourism Administration, Beijing 100740;
    2. Department Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100871
  • Received:1997-06-30 Revised:1997-09-15 Online:1998-12-15 Published:1998-12-15
  • Supported by:

    Supported by Niatural Science Foundation of Shandong Province No.Q98EO3140

Abstract: Traveling is closely connected with geography. For a long time, geographic experts have taken part in much research and practice to promote the tourism development, and have done a good deal in this field, yield much economic and society effect. Geography still has much poten-tial work that can be done in promoting the tourism development. To turn this objection into re-alization . the most important task is not the other one, but the theory construction of geography itself. Through reviving the traditional basic geographic ideas and methods , such as comprehen-sive, regional and consulting system selection, especially from the point of macroeconomics, this paper studies the great contribution of geography in promoting the tourism development, and concludes that, during the course of applying in tourism applying research, the geographic theory system, its train of thought and applying scope can be enriched and developed much also.

Key words: geography, basic ideas, tourism, applying, understanding

CLC Number: 

  • K901