TROPICAL GEOGRAPHY ›› 1993, Vol. 13 ›› Issue (4): 374-380.

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A STUDY ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN GUANGZHOU CITY

Huang Shao-hui1, Huang Xian-dun2   

  1. 1. Guangzhou Institute of Geography, 510070;
    2. Guangzhou Bureau of Service Tourism, 510010
  • Received:1992-12-01 Online:1993-10-30 Published:1993-10-30

Abstract:

As a famous ancient cultural city,Guangzhou has had a history of 2800 years,and is one of the seven most important tourism cities in China.It is rich in human tourism resources,especially the revolution sites in mordern history are well known inside and outside the country.Its natural tourism resources have also some distinctive features.According to the structures of tourism resources and visitor market,considering the conditions of tourist facilities and traffic at present,the distribution of tourism development in Guangzhou City are suggested as follows:two circles and seven tourist lines be constructed.In the central circle covering 8 districts of Guangzhou City 3 tourist lines be arranged,while in the outer circle covering 4 counties 4 tourist lines be formed.The tourist functions, target markets and key construction items of each tourist line are analyzed.And,some ideas about development of tourism resources in the city are presented.

Key words: Guangzhou City, Tourism resources, Development and distribution