Developing a Cultural Tourism Scenario in Iran

Faeze Sadat Mirfakhradini; Mehdi Karoubi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , December 2023, , Pages 57-75

  This research aims to identify the factors that influence the growth of cultural tourism in Iran and propose a corresponding model. Following the identification of these factors, a scenario is written to optimize their utilization. The research employs a combination of qualitative and quantitative methods ...  Read More

Exploring the Emotional Dimensions of Religious and Spiritual Tourism: A Study of Visitors to the Ascension Cathedral in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Saniya Abdrakhmanova; Tamana Anand; Sedigheh Moghavvemi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , December 2023, , Pages 123-143

  Prior research has extensively examined the motivating factors driving tourists to visit religious sites; however, there has been a noticeable gap in understanding the emotional experiences of tourists during these visits. The primary objective of this study is to explore and quantify the emotional states, ...  Read More

Economic Sharing Based “Tri Hita Karana” as A Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) of Spiritual Tourism in Bali

I Gede Sutarya

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 131-147

  Bali tourism faced conflict with the local community because of the utilization and commodification of sacred and forest areas. The first sacred area conflict occurred in 1994, based on the use of the sacred land “Tanah Lot” become tourists resort namely Bali Nirvana Resort (BNR). Furthermore, ...  Read More

Spiritual Tourism as Sustainable Tourism in Bali

I Gede Sutarya

Volume 5, Issue 2 , March 2022, , Pages 187-198

  In 2000, spiritual tourism began to develop in Bali. The development of spiritual tourism started to occur in Ubud, which is a rural tourism area. This spiritual tourism is an alternative to the mass tourism developing in Bali, which is in Denpasar and Badung. Mass tourism has brought various environmental, ...  Read More

Analytical-descriptive Study of the Role of Art and Architecture in Strengthening the Spiritual Dimensions of Tourism with Emphasis on Aesthetic Elements (Case study: Seven examples of historical and religious buildings in Qazvin)

Rezvaneh Taherkhani; Zahra Hoseinnezhad; Ahmad Radmanmehr

Volume 5, Issue 1 , August 2021, , Pages 103-131

  Spirituality is an inner and natural concept and a truth in the heart of the universe that human beings can achieve in the context of travel and tourism, as well as in the path of movement and communication with society, the universe, and God. The revival of high values ​​and indicators aims to create ...  Read More

Tourism and Escaping Quotidian Interactions; A Philosophical Analysis Based on the Islamic Mystical Vision of Human Nature

Mohammad Rasool Imani Khoshkhoo

Volume 4, Issue 2 , February 2020, , Pages 149-163

  Recreation and entertainment are among the major objectives and intentions of tourism. The reasons put forward by tourists include escaping quotidian life and social interactions. Relying on the Muslim mystics’ view of the real nature of human being, this article offers an analysis of escaping ...  Read More

Future Study of Spiritual Tourism based on Cross Impact Matrix and Soft Systems Methodology

Mohammad Reza Fathi; Mohammad Hasan Maleki; Can Deniz KOKSAL; Nedim Yuzbaşıoğlu; Vahid Ahmadi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , March 2019, , Pages 19-41

  The main purpose of this study is identifying influential factors on the future of spiritual tourism and formulation of plausible scenario for it. From philosophical point of view, this paper is pragmatic, exploratory from target’s point of view and it’s practical. It’s a survey research ...  Read More

Measurement of Relationship between Factors Affecting the Demand of Spiritual Tourism in Tehran Using Fuzzy Technique

Mehdi Karoubi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , March 2019, , Pages 69-84

   Today, sustainable development of tourism as a strategy for the development of cities, especially remote cities is a relatively new idea that its importance has been realized by policymakers. This type of tourism can be considered as a source of income, creating jobs, and making positive changes ...  Read More

The Role of Theatre, Rituals and Religious Ceremonies in Improving the Concept of Spiritual Tourism (Case Study: Iran)

Asadollah Zareei; Abbas namjoo

Volume 3, Issue 1 , September 2018, , Pages 122-135

  Spiritual tourism and fulfilling its promotion and development is one of the challenges of this recently blooming industry during the last decade. Such matter must be reconsidered by the society inside the country on one hand, and promoting and organizing such approach internationally on the other. To ...  Read More

The Eye of Insight and Spiritual Tourism in Islamic Mysticism and Eastern Philosophy

Mohammad Rasool Imani Khoshkhoo

Volume 2, Issue 1 , June 2017, , Pages 40-60

  Religious tourism is a kind of tourism that nowadays is defined by the elements of the spiritual motivation of the tourists rather than the destination of this tourism. This paper aims to introduce The Eye of Insight Islamic mysticism and Third Eye in the philosophy of the East and to investigate the ...  Read More

The Role of Paradigmatic Approach in Conceptualizing Interdisciplinary Studies on Spiritual Tourism

Mahdi Ebrahimi; Fatemeh Saberian

Volume 2, Issue 1 , June 2017, , Pages 73-88

  Comprehensive and reliable conceptual definition of concepts can be considered as the first step toward managing the phenomena based on those concepts. Spiritual tourism is a multidimensional phenomenon with different mixed concepts such as spiritual experience, spiritual tourist, achieving spirituality ...  Read More

Landscape Tourism, Expression of Meaning of Place Understanding

Seyed Amir Mansoori

Volume 1, Issue 1 , December 2016, , Pages 91-99

  Place is major element of tourism activity, and therefore most tourism programs are based on that criterion. One of the main goals of tourism planning and management is assisting tourists in order to achieve deep understanding of a destination. In this regard, the way in which Place is being studied ...  Read More

Entrepreneurship as a Tool for Presenting Authentic Experiences through Spiritual Tourism Development

Teimour Marjani; Afsaneh Pourjam

Volume 1, Issue 1 , December 2016, , Pages 100-115

  Although today it is common to categorize spiritual tourism separately as a type of tourism, spirituality can be found at the heart of any travel. What might be taken as granted is that the tourist is going to add something to his/her self and, in this respect, some degree of spirituality can be sought ...  Read More