PROGRESS IN GEOGRAPHY ›› 2012, Vol. 31 ›› Issue (10): 1399-1406.doi: 10.11820/dlkxjz.2012.10.018

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The Review on Tourism Research about Urban Inland Rivers at Home and Abroad

HU Minjie1, SONG Lizhong2   

  1. 1. School of Geographical Sciences, Fujian Normal University, Fuzhou 350007, China;
    2. School of Tourism Management, Fujian Normal University, Fuzhou 350108, China
  • Received:2012-04-01 Revised:2012-07-01 Online:2012-10-25 Published:2012-10-25

Abstract: Urban inland rivers have the multiple functions, such as carrying cultural heritage, adjusting ecological environment, constructing urban image, and so on, which have became the main direction of tourism development of the urban inland waterways in domestic and foreign cities, and one of the important leisure sites in people’s daily life. Literature reviews show that the research of urban inland rivers tourism abroad includes product types, tourism impacts, tourism management, theories and methods, while its domestic research mainly focuses on landscape layout, tourism planning, and learning experience abroad, but lacks systematic elaboration. This paper aims to provide important references for tourism research of domestic urban inland rivers.

Key words: home and abroad, review and prospect, tourism development, urban inland rivers