Volunteer Tourism; an Approach to Realize Spirituality (A New Look of Iranian Pro-Poor Tourism)

Ali Asghar Shalbafian; Neda Zarandian

Volume 4, Issue 1 , October 2019, Pages 9-31


  Spirituality in the present world has surpassed different geographical, racial, religious, gender, and etc. boundaries. The issue has emerged under such different titles as religion, originality, the meaning of life, etc., and raised a number of debates. The enthusiasm in seeking meaning has been manifested ...  Read More

The influence of spiritual experience on the brand of religious place

Yazdan Shirmohammadi; Parisa Abyaran

Volume 4, Issue 1 , October 2019, Pages 33-55


  This paper studies a theoretical model of moderated mediation in which religious learning assists as an intervening mechanism that explains the moderated relationships between brand image and the dimensions of travel benefits (tranquility and health). The study also considers the four dimensions of direct ...  Read More

Aspects of Spirituality in Eco-Lodges’ Landscape in Iran (from the Perspective of Tourists)

Mahdieh sabaghpour azarian; Mohammadreza Rezvani; Vajhollah Ghorbanizadeh; Mohammad Hossein Imani Khoshkhoo

Volume 4, Issue 1 , October 2019, Pages 57-79


  It is truly undeniable that tourism is a system leading to epistemology and resulting in spiritual growth and excellence. The mission of the journey lies in its spiritual achievements and eco-lodges provide the potential context for mutual interconnections and gaining meaning and excellence. Therefore, ...  Read More

Tourist Perception of Waqf as Spiritual heritage in Iran

Manoochehr Jahanian; sahar movahedi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , October 2019, Pages 77-91


  As a symbol of the Islamic spiritual economy, Waqf has been always present and alive in all aspects of the Islamic countries, and it has attracted the attentions of many researchers of different fields due to its multidimensional functional. Based on their desire for eternity, they defined Waqf in terms ...  Read More

Strategic Planning of Tourism with an emphasis on Spirituality Based on New Integration of Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Techniques

Mohammad Reza Fathi; Mohammad Hasan Maleki; Mohammadreza Boroomand; Can Deniz Koksal

Volume 4, Issue 1 , October 2019, Pages 93-123


  The purpose of the present study is to identify and prioritize spiritual-based tourism strategies in Qom province. The present study is interpretive from the philosophical foundations point of view and is applied from the point of view of orientation. It is also a survey in terms of data collection and ...  Read More