عنوان مقاله [English]
Advances in technology and the growth in essential requirements of tourists has caused emerge of different parts of tourism business to respond tourists’ needs in receiving a variable range of information. This research has evaluated spatial distribution of web kiosks with emphasis on identified factors and the ways to optimize them. WebInformation Kiosk provides tourists with useful information having the ability to provideinformation, promote, transact and interact, and intelligent relations with users. Large cities have essential needs for informing tourists by installing kiosks around the city. Hence, identifying potential sites suitable for installing and operating is necessity. The method of this study is descriptive. The main data were gathered from field study, by questionnaires and interviews. And the other information has been obtained through the library research. In the field study, in first interview and by collecting the information about the location parameters, factors were identified and a questionnaire was designed. After collecting data and processing them by SPSS software, AHP technique and GIS were applied for environment analysis. Findings showed that the important locations of the city such as Imam Khomeini square, the Airport, City Center and Kaveh terminal are the best places for installing information kiosks.