AN INVESTIGATION OF THE ECOLOGY-BASED TOURISM POTENTIAL AND PLANNING APPROACHES IN HIGH PLATEAUS

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Authors

  • Pelin Özer Landscape Architecture, Yalova, Türkiye
  • Zeynep Pirselimoğlu Batman Bursa Uludağ University, Bursa, Türkiye

Keywords:

Ecology-Based Tourism, High Plateau Tourism, SWOT, Planning, Ecological Planning

Abstract

This study aims to reveal the ecology-based tourism potential of Erikli High Plateau in Yalova province and develop planning approaches.  The material of the study was determined as Erikli High Plateau, which has significant touristic and recreational potential within the borders of Yalova. The method of the study was carried out in 4 stages. The current situation of the area was presented. In the second stage, a user survey was conducted. In the third stage, SWOT analysis was carried out with both the data obtained from the questionnaires and the data obtained from the current field use. In the last stage of the study, the data obtained by SWOT analysis were evaluated on the Likert scale by the expert group. As a result of the expert evaluation conducted according to the survey data and the data of the SWOT analysis done with the available area data, the use of the area in four seasons has been the strongest data, while the pressures that will occur with intensive uses have been the most important threat.

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Published

2022-12-18

How to Cite

Özer, P., & Pirselimoğlu Batman, Z. (2022). AN INVESTIGATION OF THE ECOLOGY-BASED TOURISM POTENTIAL AND PLANNING APPROACHES IN HIGH PLATEAUS. International Journal of Agricultural and Natural Sciences, 15(2), 179–198. Retrieved from https://ijans.org/index.php/ijans/article/view/597

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