This paper explains the tourism traffic geographic information system and its main functions, and introduces the wide application of tourism geographic information system for transportation in the transportation industry from various aspects, carries on the prospect of development in the future. The tourist traffic geographic information system will promote the development of tourism industry has become a symbol of scientific and efficient traffic management. In the system design based on the principles of combining the existing data to construct the tourism transport, by which the planning management information system frame and function modules of the system could be detailed designed, tourism transport related to information system development and application can improve the optimization. Geographic information system is based on computer graphics, combined with the geography of Surveying and mapping, with the development of computer software and hardware, the ultimate development of global application, for example USA government enacted the information superhighway, digital earth strategy, are based on the geographic information system platform based! After the introduction of geographic information system in our country in the last century eighty's, the same is the rapid development, is widely used in the measurement of "forestry and fisheries" municipal transportation and many other industries.