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People's increasing demand for outdoor recreation, particularly those who live in metropolis and industrial cities, has created appropriate opportunity for income generation through agritourism by villagers. However, it may cause problems regarding the change of agricultural land use, should poor...

Author(s)
Varmazyari, H.; Rahimi, A.; Faghehi, D.; Asadi, A.
Publisher
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Journal of Rural Research, 2017, 7, 4, pp Pe644-Pe657
Abstract

The branding of every tourism destination is based on its environmental characteristics and unique features, in other words, environmental quality; because optimal environment quality underlie the formation of a positive sense to tourism destinations and eventually develop tourism. Explaining the...

Author(s)
Rezvani, M. R.; Sabokbar, H. A. F.; Astaneh, A. D.; Karimi, S. H.
Publisher
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Journal of Rural Research, 2017, 8, 2, pp Pe318-Pe345
Abstract

This study examined the effect of residents' support for the development of sustainable tourism in Darsajin and Golabar rural districts, located in Abhar and Ijrod counties, respectively. Data were collected from 290 respondents living in the rural districts. Findings indicated that there is a...

Author(s)
Roumiani, A.; Rashid, Kh. A.; Khadem, F.
Publisher
Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran
Citation
Journal of Studies of Human Settlements Planning, 2018, 13, 42, pp 217-233
AbstractFull Text

The study of literature on rural development and planning shows that one of the most well-known rural development strategies is entrepreneurship. Hence, what is at stake here is the importance of the role of rural entrepreneurship and rural business. In this regard, this research aims to analyze...

Author(s)
Farahani, H.; Hoseyni, S. P.; Bayazidi, S.
Publisher
University of Torbat Heydarieh, Torbat Heydarieh, Iran
Citation
Rural Development Strategies, 2019, 5, 3, pp Pe329-Pe346, En3
Abstract

Due to the failure of development programs, it is necessary to revisit the concept of sustainability. Sustainability is the frontispiece of all development actions and programs, such as the rural tourism. Therefore, the main factor in the progression of the development goals is to attain a common...

Author(s)
Rezavani, M. R.; Badri, S. A.; Torabi, Z.; Malekan, A.; Asgary, A.
Publisher
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Journal of Rural Research, 2016, 7, 2, pp Pe286-Pe287, Pe289-Pe298
Abstract

Delphi technique was used to identify effective factors in creating entrepreneurial opportunities in the rural tourism sector of Iran. Socioeconomic, cultural and educational factors were considered. Structural equation modelling showed that the political factor has the highest influence on rural ...

Author(s)
Karimzadeh, H.; Nikjoo, M.; Sadrmosavi, M. S.; Kohestani, H.
Publisher
University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
Citation
Geography and Environmental Planning, 2014, 25, 2, pp 269-290
AbstractFull Text

Rural tourism can be considered as all resorts and tourism activities in rural areas based on agriculture, livestock, fishing, arts and crafts, local customs, etc. The aim of this study was the investigation of factors affecting tourism in rural areas from the viewpoints of Esfidan residents. The...

Author(s)
Ataei, P.; Izadi, N.; Farani, A. Y.
Publisher
University of Torbat Heydarieh, Torbat Heydarieh, Iran
Citation
Rural Development Strategies, 2016, 3, 1, pp Pe113-Pe125, En7
Abstract

The main goal of this study was to evaluate the level of sustainability of tourism development in six villages targeted for tourism in Sepidan County (Fars province). It also assessed the difference in residents' and local officials' assessments of sustainability, as well as the differences in...

Author(s)
Ronizi, S. R. A.
Publisher
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Rural Research, 2016, 7, 1, pp Pe167-Pe193
Abstract

This study employed contingent valuation and the double-bounded dichotomous choice method to estimate the willingness to pay for agritourism services in Qazvin, Iran. Data were collected through questionnaire interviews with 180 persons. The results of this study provide some evidence that...

Author(s)
Varmazyari, H.; Asadi, A.; Kalantari, K.; Rezvani, M. R.
Publisher
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Rural Research, 2014, 5, 2, pp Pe397-Pe422
AbstractFull Text

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

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