Los puntos de interés turísticoRelevancia analítica, propuesta metodológica y caso de estudio

  1. Hugo Padrón Ávila 1
  2. Raúl Hernández Martín 1
  1. 1 Universidad de La Laguna

    Universidad de La Laguna

    San Cristobal de La Laguna, España

    ROR https://ror.org/01r9z8p25

Pasos: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural

ISSN: 1695-7121

Year of publication: 2017

Volume: 15

Issue: 4

Pages: 979-1000

Type: Article

DOI: 10.25145/J.PASOS.2017.15.066 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor


Tourist interest points are places that have a set of resources which attract visitors towards them. The knowledge of the tourist attractions of a destination helps analyzing the activities carried out by the tourists and the mobility patterns carried out for it. The objectives of the paper are developing a set of concepts and definitions related to the points of interest and creating a classification of them applicable to the Canary Islands. In addition, tourist interest points of Lanzarote have been identified and classified. ISTAC data have been used to know how the characteristics of visitors influence in creating itineraries. The results obtained are interesting from the perspective of the development of certain areas, the mobility of tourists and the creation of tourist products.

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