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Nowadays, sustainability is considered by planners and researchers to be a dominant approach for development of rural tourism. In this respect, a variety of research studies have been done for studying this paradigm leading to introduction of various conceptual frameworks such as sustainability and ...

Author(s)
Ronizi, S. R. A.; Shaykh-Baygloo, R.
Publisher
University of Torbat Heydarieh, Torbat Heydarieh, Iran
Citation
Rural Development Strategies, 2017, 3, 4, pp Pe481-Pe495, En4
Abstract

Currently, one of the factors for attracting tourism is the natural resources of the country that resulted in natural tourism in the region. Natural tourism emphasizes on geomorphosites with geomorphic locations, and they assay on the historic, ecological and cultural potentials to program Mize...

Author(s)
Salehei, S.; Aflaki, Z.; Mousazadeh, H.; Zangiabadi, Z.
Publisher
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Journal of Rural Research, 2016, 7, 2, pp Pe300-Pe301, Pe303-Pe314
Abstract

Today, most researchers and scientists consider agricultural development as the main strategy for rural development and believe that, as the main source of income and employment opportunity, agriculture plays a key role in rural development. Therefore, this study aimed to analyse and evaluate rural ...

Author(s)
Shayan, M.; Taghdisi, A.
Publisher
Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran
Citation
Journal of Studies of Human Settlements Planning, 2016, 11, 35, pp 51-66
Abstract

This study aimed to investigate the role of rural tourism in the sustainable development of rural communities in Marivan city located in Kurdistan province. The population of the research consisted of 453 persons composed of local people, government experts, and tourists. Results showed that the...

Author(s)
Bahrami, R.
Publisher
Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran
Citation
Journal of Studies of Human Settlements Planning, 2016, 11, 34, pp 101-113
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Today, the improvement of the quality of life (QL) is one of the main objectives of development programs in every country. Thus, at first, an accurate and comprehensive understanding of the current status of QL should be achieved through a systematic approach. Therefore, the aim of this research...

Author(s)
Sardoo, S. S.; Nooripoor, M.; Pedram, P.
Publisher
Iranian Agricultural Extension and Education Association, Shiraz, Iran
Citation
Iranian Agricultural Extension and Education Journal, 2016, 11, 2, pp Pe31-Pe46, En47
Abstract

The present study was conducted to evaluate the ecotourism potential in MianKaleh wildlife refuge, located south of the Caspian Sea. After defining the recreational activities and people's priorities, multi-criteria evaluation (MCE) was used to assess the ecotourism potential. The approach included ...

Author(s)
Masoodi, M.
Publisher
Faculty of Natural Resources, Karaj, Iran
Citation
Journal of Natural Environment, 2016, 69, 1, pp 211-229
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Although different governments place a lot of interest in developing rural tourism targets and a lot of budgets are spend in this respect, less attention is paid to study the attitudes of the host communities towards tourism. Thus, the aim of this study was to analyze the factors that can affect...

Author(s)
Khosrowjerdi, M.; Nooripoor, M.
Publisher
University of Torbat Heydarieh, Torbat Heydarieh, Iran
Citation
Rural Development Strategies, 2016, 3, 3, pp Pe303-Pe316, En2
Abstract

This study examines the impact of travel enjoyment, travel importance, and tourist self-expression (as three constituent elements of enduring travel involvement) on destination brand awareness, destination brand image, destination brand quality and destination brand loyalty as factors influencing...

Author(s)
Tabatabaeenasan, M.; Zarabkhaneh, F.; Asadian, F.
Publisher
University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
Citation
Journal of Urban-Regional Studies and Research, 2015, 7, 26, pp Pe167-Pe188
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The main objective of this research is to survey the income distribution and the social welfare of rural households in the Alamut region of the Qazvin province. This research uses a descriptive analytical approach and the statistical society includes all rural households of the Alamut region. The...

Author(s)
Parhizkari, A.; Mozaffari, M. M.; Parhizkari, R.
Publisher
University of Torbat Heydarieh, Torbat Heydarieh, Iran
Citation
Rural Development Strategies, 2015, 2, 1, pp Pe91-Pe108, En7
Abstract

The Mountains as the other Natural Environment are the main purposes for nature based tourism such as sport tourism and have a finite capacity for recreation development which differs from one place to another and naturally causes different type of tourism's development. Therefore land Suitability...

Author(s)
Akhoondi, L.; Danehkar, A.; Arjmandi, R.; Fami, H. S.
Publisher
Faculty of Natural Resources, Karaj, Iran
Citation
Journal of Natural Environment, 2015, 68, 3, pp Pe331-Pe344

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