DEVELOPMENT GUIDELINES FOR TOURISM ATTRACTIONS IN UTHAI THANI
The research objective aimed to study development guidelines for tourism attractions in Uthai Thani on qualitative approach with in-depth interview and group discussion. The population represented head of government agencies, local and community leaders and residents; the sample was selected by purposive sampling on site of every district. The research instruments represented in-depth of open-ended interviewing form and group interview. The data analysis obtained by the synthesis from the interview issues and extracted them for answering research questions.
The study discovered the knowledge and understanding of ecotourism that tourists and stakeholders need to be responsible for using in the related ecological tourism attractions. Ecotourism represented a pattern of tourism that aimed to raise awareness of sustainable ecological preservation, reasons for making the decision on Uthai Thani indicated the perfection of tourist destinations and distinctive identity.