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The purposes of this study aimed to investigate schemes on creative tourism networking development in Satun Province, as well as to evaluate the efficiency of creative tourism networks in linkage with such a tourist attraction in Satun Province. For research methodology, an assessment checklist on the efficiency of creative tourism networks was divided into two major parts: the 1st part related to the primary sources taken from creative tourism-based tourist attractions in Satun Province, physical databases, textbooks, theoretical concepts and related researches was stipulated for creative tourism networking schemes; the 2nd part regarding the assessment for the efficiency of creative tourism networks. The constructed checklist on assessing the efficiency of creative tourism networks was approved by tourism-specialized experts, tourism academicians, governmental organizations, the Office of Provincial Sports and Tourism, private tourism organizations, villagers, and involved entrepreneurs dealing with their tourism industry. The findings of the study revealed that the creative tourism networks in relation to such a tourist attraction’s route, length of tourist’s final destination, length of creative tourism-based outdoor activities, tourist’s life security, and facilities were all implicated as creative learning sites. As a result, the tourists’ participation in their creative tourism activities as well as their cultural experiences, creative tourism, local wisdoms, ways of life, unique identity, and different tourism-related resources were fulfilled for the development of efficient creative tourism networks.
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