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Background: Medical tourism industry as one of the tourism dimensions results in a sustainable development and dynamic economy in countries. This study was conducted to examine performance of Tehran's selected public and private hospitals in attracting medical tourists from foreign costumers'...

Author(s)
Azadi, F.; Maleki, M. R.; Azmal, M.
Publisher
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Hospital, 2013, 12, 3, pp 47-53
Abstract

This study examines the potentials and limitations of geotourism development in Sahoolan Cave (Iran), and identifies the strategies required to develop this type of tourism. Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the development of Sahoolan Cave are identified.

Author(s)
Nouri, H.; Hovasin, N. M.; Khoshnazar, M.
Publisher
University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
Citation
Journal of Urban - Regional Studies and Research, 2013, 5, 17, pp 53-68 (Pe), 15-18 (En)
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This study aims to determine the priority of disposed zones of desert tourism in Isfahan province. With respect to the components, the research type is applied and developmental and the research method is descriptive and survey. In this study Rating are given to the attractions of the desert and...

Author(s)
Glosefidi, S. E. S.; Hosseini, S. S.; Yazdanbakhsh, B.
Publisher
Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Range and Desert Research, 2017, 23, 3, pp Pe430-Pe440, En441
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Tourism development in rural areas is one of the main strategies to achieve rural development. The aim of this descriptive-analytical study is to analyze the impact of rural tourism in the socio-economic development of rural areas (Kesselian County) of Mazandaran province. Data collected using 190...

Author(s)
Koohbone, M. S. E.; Izad, E.
Publisher
University of Torbat Heydarieh, Torbat Heydarieh, Iran
Citation
Rural Development Strategies, 2014, 1, 1, pp 71-83, 6
Abstract

This study examines the spatial pattern of tourism within Khuzestan province (Iran), investigating in particular the role of the Malagha resort developed for the city of Ahvaz.

Author(s)
Movahed, A.; Amanpoor, S.; Zarei, R.
Publisher
University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
Citation
Journal of Urban - Regional Studies and Research, 2013, 4, 15, pp 53-74
Abstract

This article examines how the development of rural tourism as an economic-cultural activity has caused the sustainability/unsustainability of rural settlements during 1375-1390. Data were gathered from field work and library research. Fieldwork data were collected from a sample of 20 households and ...

Author(s)
Lotfi, H.; Moradi, A.; Khalifeh, E.; Haghigimotlagh, Z.
Publisher
Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran
Citation
Journal of Studies of Human Settlements Planning, 2017, 11, 37, pp 119-133
Abstract

Arasbaran forest is one of the most important and valuable economic and tourism region. Ecotourism development in these forests requires comprehensive and detailed plans to consider all aspects of ecotourism development and maintain the sustainability of the ecosystem to be managed. This project...

Author(s)
Hajjarian, M.; Hosseinzadeh, O.; Alijanpur, A.; Motlagh, E. Y.
Publisher
Iranian Society of Forestry, Karaj, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Forest, 2016, 8, 2, pp Pe153-Pe165, En166
Abstract

Background: Many hospitals of Iran make use of their therapeutic capacities in order to attract medical tourists and increase revenue and efficiency of their affiliated hospitals. This issue has major benefits for hospital and tourists. This study assessed the potential of medical tourists '...

Author(s)
Mosavi-Negad, M.; Adeli, O.; Hariri, T.; Vali-pour, N.; Meshkani, Z.
Publisher
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Centre for Electronic Resources Provision and Journal Improvement, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Hospital, 2016, 15, 3, pp 63-71
Abstract

Economic value of natural resources is increased via tourism resources function. Natural environment in the desert area has great potential for attracting tourists and in this respect it has a nonmarketable value. Making these values marketable may lead to rise up the economic value of natural...

Author(s)
Fatahi, A.; Fathzadeh, A.
Publisher
Faculty of Natural Resources, Karaj, Iran
Citation
Journal of Natural Environment, 2013, 66, 1, pp Pe49-Pe59
Abstract

The major purpose of this research is to determine the level of trust of foreign tourists towards Iranians and its implications for tourism development. The sample consisted of 384 tourists. Results reveal that 86% of tourists have a medium to upper level of trust towards Iranians and 95% of ...

Author(s)
Hezarjaribi, J.; Najafi, M. M.
Publisher
University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
Citation
Journal of Urban - Regional Studies and Research, 2011, 2, 7, pp Pe53-Pe70

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