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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

This study investigates the movement patterns of foreign tourists in Shiraz, Iran, and the factors influencing their modal choice. A survey of 100 tourists showed that majority (60%) of them arrived to this city by plane, while 28, 10 and 2% travelled by bus, car, and train, respectively. The...

Author(s)
Soltani, A.; Khodaveysi, S.
Publisher
University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
Citation
Geography and Environmental Planning, 2015, 26, 3, pp Pe239-Pe254
Abstract

The population growth and the increasing demand for tourism led to an increase in the pollution of Caspian Sea. Considering the importance of Caspian Sea in natural ecosystems and also its impact on the regional countries and even the world, few studies have been done on financial contribution of...

Publisher
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development Research (IJAEDR), 2016, 46, 4, pp Pe801-Pe810
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
Abstract

This study assessed the motives, travel behaviour and demographic variables of visitors (n=287) to the 8th Golghaltan Festival in 2015. More than 60% of the respondents are young (18-34 years age group), about 64% have an academic degree, and above two-thirds are married with different annual...

Author(s)
Mirzaei, R.; Rezaee, N.
Publisher
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Rural Research, 2016, 7, 1, pp Pe139-Pe166
Abstract

This study evaluated the recreational needs of visitors at Bamu National Park using the Clawson method. Bamu National Park has the potential to attract ecotourists, which should be utilized in regional planning. About 225 questionnaires, with 19 questions in each, were distributed among park...

Author(s)
Nikbakhti, A.; Mirkarimi, S. H.; Mirzaee, M.
Publisher
Faculty of Natural Resources, Karaj, Iran
Citation
Journal of Natural Environment, 2014, 67, 2, pp Pe233-Pe243
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The increasing population and urban development in recent years has increased the demand for recreation in cultural and historic places. The tomb of Shams Tabrizi is located in Khoy, West Azerbaijan province due to its historical and cultural features being a, historic and touristic region of the...

Author(s)
Khodaverdizadeh, S.; Behbudi, D.; Khodaverdizadeh, M.; Saremi, M.
Publisher
University of Torbat Heydarieh, Torbat Heydarieh, Iran
Citation
Rural Development Strategies, 2015, 2, 1, pp Pe1-Pe15, En1