Analyzing GIS technologies` products for strengthening the tourist attractiveness of the destination and research of possibilities of GIS-technologies at the formation of a tourist product is the purpose of this work. The relevance of this study lies in the need to apply innovative approaches to GIS technologies` usages in the development of national tourism products. The research methodology is based on the application of the statistical method of data processing, the cartographic method of research with the use of GIS, and the method of spatial analysis.
The article presents the definition of key terms distinguished and used in the field of vacation, leisure, and recreation, and explains differences between them. The terms of "tourism" and "recreation" are similar in their meaning as many sources treat them as synonyms. However, the concept of "recreation" is much broader because it includes all types of individual’s activities in their free time from work spent outside their homes.
The article reveals the meaning of "tourism" and presents the classification of its varieties. The tourist flows and tourism competitiveness index of Ukraine are analyzed in this research. The most attractive types of modern tourism and its issues are considered by the authors. The main obstacles of the tourist business in Ukraine and possible ways how to solve them are outlined. Much attention is paid to the essential types of tourism activities that contribute to its further development and characterize the problems of modern tourism in Ukraine.
The article is devoted to the research of the current state of administrative-legal regulation
of the domestic tourism industry, since it is one of the key components of the whole set of diverse
farms. It is closely linked to the development of the whole economic policy of a particular state, and
therefore deserves state and international support no less than other branches.
The article outlines the problems that exist in the tourism industry. The main problems
in the modern system of organization of tourism in Ukraine are as follows: lack of an extensive
system of information support activities of the industry; insufficiently effective use of the
Internet to inform tourists; low quality tourist services; insufficient organizational provision of
tourists at crossing borders; low level of advertising on tourist activities and the presence of
violations in the provision of services to tourists.
The article is devoted to the study of administrative and legal security in the field of
tourism, which at the end of the ХХ century, the beginning of the ХІХ century has become
important for the individual, society and the state, since tourist trips are primarily related to
the implementation of human rights to recreation and leisure, freedom of movement, the right
to access cultural property, as well as other universally recognized human and civil rights and
freedoms. Instead, tourism performs important cultural, environmental, economic, social,
The article is devoted to the indoors positioning technology and user mobile positioning devices. The possibilities of computer technology of indoors positioning of the device when navigating the user through the territory of tourist sites, which are castles, museums, galleries and architectural monuments have been described. Popular positioning technology, which is a GPS (Global Positioning System) is not fully operating in indoor environment and buildings.
The main objective of the article is to present general description and statement of purpose, content, functional and technological features of software and algorithmic complex that implements the concept of intelligent system “Mobile tourist information assistant”, developed by scientists from the National University “Lviv Polytechnic”. In the work the basic problem situations that arise in the process of creating intellectual information system of this class and methods and ways to overcome them are presented and analyzed.
In this paper an analysis of researches and development in information technologies for planning trips and in-travel support for various groups of tourists was provided. It allowed forming the classification of GIS and applications based on these different problems and needs of different groups of tourists. The necessitate for development of geographic information technology tools was proved to provide personalization, optimization and support for tourist in all phases of his travel using mobile technologies of combined with GIS functionality.
Today society is an indicator of maturity of attitude towards the monuments of history and culture. Preservation and promotion of them should be one of the important areas of public policy, because the rich cultural heritage of Ukraine is a part of world cultural heritage. Millions of historical and cultural monuments are on the state account in regions Ukraine. More than 12 mln. оf them are kept in the local museums. Historical and cultural influence on personality development, enrich its spiritual growth, causing emotional excitement, because they are unique evidence of the past.