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Capabilities and resources examination represents an important first step in the development and management of sport tourism destinations. Among this the countries, despite having a natural resource base for agriculture, are faced with economic problems. These issues represent the necessity of...

Author(s)
Seryasat, M. R.; Masoum, M. G.; Karimian, T.; Hajilo, M.
Publisher
American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, Ma'an, Jordan
Citation
Advances in Environmental Biology, 2014, 8, 6, pp 1820-1829
Abstract

The tourism industry is greatly developed in the world and many countries could improve their condition in this way and reduce the problems such as unemployment, low levels of per capita income and the lack of exchange earnings. Many countries know this dynamic industry as the main source of...

Author(s)
Saljoughi, F. A.; Mahdinezhad, J. A.; Nazemi, N.; Kamel, S. R. F.
Publisher
Skripta s.r.o., Cakavice, Czech Republic
Citation
European Online Journal of Natural and Social Sciences, 2015, 4, 3 Suppl., pp 369-377
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Over the past few years, community-based tourism development has been attracting the attention of many researchers and governments in many countries. In the light of this, a considerable number of countries are attempting to apply homestay programs in rural areas. The rocky village of Meimand...

Author(s)
Sajad Ebrahimi Meimand; Hairul Nizam Ismail
Publisher
Sustainable Tourism Research Cluster, Penang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of 2nd Regional Conference on Tourism Research, 'Venturing into new tourism research', Penang, Malaysia, 22 November 2011 , 2011, pp 88-93
Abstract

Tourism Geography is the study of travel and tourism, as an industry and as a social and cultural activity. Tourism geography covers a wide range of interests including the environmental impact of tourism, the geographies of tourism and leisure economies, answering tourism industry and management...

Author(s)
Gholami, S.; Assayesh, H.; Alipour-Nakhi, A.
Publisher
IDOSI Publications, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
American-Eurasian Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Science, 2010, 7, 3, pp 341-346
Abstract

In recent years, various factors such as the decline in agriculture, low level of income and employment, growing rate of unemployment, the immigration of younger generation and people with higher education out of rural communities has endangered the texture and structure of rural areas. Hence, the...

Author(s)
Salehi, H.; Nadi, M.
Publisher
American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, Ma'an, Jordan
Citation
Advances in Environmental Biology, 2014, 8, 6, pp 1518-1524
Abstract

This study (i) ranks 239 rural tourist spots located in 29 rural tourism districts in Boyer Ahmad (Iran), (ii) delineates the spatial performance of each rural spot in the process of rural tourism development, and (iii) ranks the 29 rural tourism districts in terms of rural tourism development...

Author(s)
Ghafari, S. R.; Moradi, M.; Nikbakht, D.
Publisher
University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
Citation
Journal of Urban - Regional Studies and Research, 2012, 3, 11, pp 97-118
Abstract

This study assessed tourists' environmental behaviours and the factors that influence these behaviours in the desert ecotourism destinations of Khour and Biyabank Township, Iran. The findings indicated that tourists followed responsible environmental behaviours, and that factors such as degree of...

Author(s)
Firoozjaei, N. A.; Lasboyee, M. R.; Esmaeeli, M.
Publisher
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Rural Research, 2015, 6, 2, pp Pe253-Pe274
Abstract

Introduction: Although the concept of ecotourism as the ideal of Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development is based on the global current the role of human interference in the nature is more than that of natural conditions. Because of this, there is still a vulnerable stability...

Author(s)
Eftekhari, A. R.; Qeidari, H. S.; Purtaheri, M.; Azar, A.
Publisher
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Rural Research, 2013, 4, 3, pp Pe641-Pe660, En50
Abstract

The objective of this study is to investigate the status of rural tourism and its role in handicraft business development in southern Estarabad, Gorgan, Iran. The sample consisted of 57 handicraft professionals and 228 tourists. The purpose of tourists' presence in the area as they explain are:...

Author(s)
Katouli, J. M.; Mossadegh, R.
Publisher
University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
Citation
Journal of Urban - Regional Studies and Research, 2011, 2, 7, pp Pe137-Pe154
Abstract

This research was conducted in the village of Kharanaq, located in the arid areas of Iran. It evaluated strategies for planning ecotourism in arid rural areas. Participants in the research were divided into three groups, which included rural residents, tourists and rural managers. With the...

Author(s)
Khani, F. D.; Niksirat, M.
Publisher
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Rural Research, 2011, 1, 4, pp 43-72

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