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.
The state-of-the-art review of modern space methods of research of the landed resources is resulted, and the indicated possibilities of their practical application for the necessities of agriculture. Conclusions are done about the necessity of application of space methods of the remote sensing on a modern stage.