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Keywords: Tourism Area Life Cycle Model, Tourism Area Evolution, Tourism Development, Tourism Sustainability, Tourism Management


In this in-depth theoretical review of the literature relating to the TALC model, the first purpose is to identify its fundamental ideas and motivations, followed by the most controversial aspects of the model. Then, to study the model and its characteristics in various tourism areas with specific and practical cases, and to explore the factors and mechanisms that facilitate the evolution of tourism areas as well as the countermeasures to sustain the model and its usefulness for certain tourism areas. At last, in light of the emerging tendencies in the field of contemporary tourism research along with the changes in future tourism development research, the primary focus of future research in the field of the TALC model will be discussed toward the sustainability of development in various tourism areas at each stage, and the decline mechanisms and renovation policies of tourism areas, and the repositioning of tourism development.


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How to Cite
investur, investur, & Yang, Z. (2023, March 14). UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL OF THE TOURISM AREA LIFE CYCLE: A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF ITS DYNAMICS, CHALLENGES, AND FUTURE IMPLICATIONS. Journal of Tourism and Heritage Research, 6(1), 227-239. Retrieved from https://jthr.es/index.php/journal/article/view/448