عنوان مقاله [English]
Spatial development is how a phenomenon spreads from the center or domain and territorial area of its expansion. Assessing the current situation and how to progress towards sustainable tourism leads to development in economic, socio-cultural, physical-environmental and institutional dimensions in the territory of the city. Achieving sustainability in its various dimensions requires the existence of measures, indicators and criteria for measuring tourism in order to analyze, evaluate and explain the status of tourism sustainability. This research is an applied research and its approach and attitude is descriptive-analytical. The required data and information were collected in two ways: library (documentary) and survey (field). The reliability of the research instrument was tested by Cronbach's alpha method and the obtained coefficient (0.873) indicates the high level of reliability of the questionnaire. This study uses Vickor, Electr, SAW multi-criteria decision making models and Kepland integration model, Ardabil four areas in terms of evaluating the spatial development of urban tourism at the regional level to achieve sustainable tourism with emphasis on socio-cultural, economic, environmental and physical indicators. And it has been prioritized. Findings showed that although the results of each of the models used have differences in priority and rank, but the integration model by combining the importance of each reached the final result and this important indicator of the similarity and combination of models with each other to achieve a single answer. Finally, spatial assessment and distribution in urban areas of Ardabil, including zones two, one, three and four, respectively, have priority.