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Coordination evaluation of urban tourism and urban development based on TOPSIS method-a case of Xiamen city

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2023 Mar 7. doi: 10.1007/s11356-023-26088-0. Online ahead of print.


Facing the current situation of tourism and urban prosperity and development, whether there is a contradiction between urban tourism and urban development, and whether they can always coordinate with each other will affect the sustainable development of both. In this context, the coordination of urban tourism and urban development has become an urgent research object. Based on the statistics of twenty indicators of urban tourism and urban development in Xiamen from 2014 to 2018, the article uses the TOPSIS analysis method to develop the number of tourists. Research results show that (1) the selected indicators all showed significant growth characteristics, and over time the coordination coefficient increases year by year and gradually approaches the ideal optimal value. (2) Among them, 2018 has the highest coordination coefficient, 0.9534. (3) The occurrence of “big events” has a double-sided effect on urban tourism and development coordination.

PMID:36881225 | DOI:10.1007/s11356-023-26088-0

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