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The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology, 2020, 2(5); doi: 10.25236/FSST.2020.020504.

Visualized Analysis on Research Progress of Tourism Environment Carrying Capacity of World Heritage


Yang Chen, Xiong Kangning*, Zhang Zhenzhen, Ji Chuanze

Corresponding Author:
Xiong Kangning

School of Karst Science, Guizhou Normal University/State Engineering Technology Institute for Karst Desertification Control, Guizhou Guiyang 550001, China
*Corresponding Author


Tourism environment carrying capacity (TECC) is one of the focuses of tourism research at home and abroad. The formulation of a reasonable carrying capacity is not only a guarantee of a good tourist experience for tourists, but also a basis for sustainable development of World Heritage. The empirical study of TECC research was conducted based on the data of the CNKI with the method of Excel and Citespace. Its research vein could looked into and given some suggestions for the future research through analyses of the articles published time, authors and key world. The results show that: (1) There is a step change of the number of articles, which can be divided into three stages, initial stage, connecting the preceding and the following, and transformation stage; (2) The size of research group is small and scattered, the connection between groups is not so much; (3) Sustainable development, eco-tourism and heritage protection are high frequency keywords in research articles, showing the research trend from TECC to heritage tourism to sustainable development and protection countermeasures.


World heritage, Tourism environment carry capacity, Visualized analysis, Citespace

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Yang Chen, Xiong Kangning, Zhang Zhenzhen, Ji Chuanze. Visualized Analysis on Research Progress of Tourism Environment Carrying Capacity of World Heritage. The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology (2020) Vol. 2 Issue 5: 11-18. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSST.2020.020504.


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