On The Effect of Religious Tourism on Spiritual Health and Culture

Sayed Mahdi Rahmati; Mojtaba Rajabi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , March 2022, Pages 1-12


  Pilgrimage can be considered as one of the oldest manifestations of religious tourism history and it is coupled with the formation of religions among human beings. On the one hand, the shrines of the religious personalities enjoy a special place in religious convergence, and on the other hand, it is ...  Read More

Evaluation of Effective Factors on Creating Social Bond in Religious Tourists Using the Services of Recreational-Sports Complexes in Mashhad

Mehdi Karoubi; Vahid Saat chian; Sahar PirJamadi; Ahmad Mahmoudi; Saman Mehri

Volume 5, Issue 2 , March 2022, Pages 13-28


  The study aims to evaluate the effective factors on creating a social bond in religious tourists using the services of recreational-sports complexes in Mashhad. The research method was quantitative with a structural equation model approach. The statistical population of the study was religious tourists ...  Read More

The effect of tourists' memories on Tourist purchasing behavior: An approach to spiritual tourism (Case Study: Tourists in Mashhad)

Omid Behboodi; Masoomeh Arabshahi; Marziyeh Pashaee

Volume 5, Issue 2 , March 2022, Pages 29-49


  The growing and accelerated growth of the tourism industry has led many scholars to call the twentieth century the century of tourism. The tourism industry is one of the most important phenomena of the present century. This study aimed to investigate the effect of commemorative memoirs of tourists on ...  Read More

The role of emotional intelligence of service providers in the travel process: With an emphasis on sustainable tourism and human spiritual needs (Case study: Tour service providers in Iran)

Mahnaz Doosti-Irani; Nader Jafari Haftkhani

Volume 5, Issue 2 , March 2022, Pages 51-72


  The present study tries to analyze the role of emotional intelligence of service providers in the trip process (before, during, and after) with a different view of sustainable tourism (from the perspective of tourist satisfaction) and emphasis on the human spiritual needs, to pave the way for further ...  Read More

Muslim Friendly Services in Muslim and Non-Muslim Destinations: Benchmarking

Saniya Abdrakhmanova; Sedigheh Moghavvemi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , March 2022, Pages 73-87


  The number of traveling Muslims has increased substantially, and demands for Islamic facilities and services that adhere to their religious practices are growing exponentially. This creates business opportunities for service providers in Muslim and non-Muslim countries alike. Propelled by the growth ...  Read More

Presenting a Model for Development of Religious Tourism in Mazandaran Province (Case study: Sari city)

Mona Sadat; Mohammad Hossein Imani Khoshkhoo

Volume 5, Issue 2 , March 2022, Pages 89-102


  Religious tourism is one of the world's most critical current types of tourism, especially in Islamic countries such as Iran, which has a high potential for development and progress in this field. However, the development of this type of tourism in our country is not restricted to only religious cities ...  Read More

The Role of Women’s Creativity in the Development of Intangible Cultural Heritage with Creative Tourism Approach (Case Study: Uraman region)

Masoumeh Momeni; Seyyed Saeed Hashemi; Mohammad Hossein Imani Khoshkhoo; Mansour Ghanian

Volume 5, Issue 2 , March 2022, Pages 103-130


  Nowadays, creativity has become a strategy in tourism development; cities and regions that want to increase their attractiveness to the creative class must support creative industries. Intangible cultural heritage (ICH), as a unique advantage in the tourism industry, provides global competitiveness for ...  Read More

The Role of Spirituality in Young Peoples’ Wellness and Travel

Melanie Smith; Robert Kiss; Inge Yan Fong Chan

Volume 5, Issue 2 , March 2022, Pages 131-144


  The aim of this paper is to explore young people’s perceptions of spirituality as well as analyzing the role that spirituality plays in their wellness and travel. The work builds on previous studies that examined young peoples’ attitudes to spirituality, as well as research that examined ...  Read More

Identifying and Introducing Capabilities of Iranian Music with Regard to Concerning the Music Tourism

Majid Akhshabi; Mousa Farrokhi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , March 2022, Pages 145-165


  Fine arts can be considered the most precious and original cultural manifestations of nations. Today, the attractiveness and function of these arts in the tourism industry are considered an obvious matter. It is estimated that the cultural tourism market size is about 40% of the total international tourist ...  Read More

Promoting Traditional Cuisine as a Cultural Tourism Product: A Local Community’s Involvement Approach

Zahra Nadalipour; Afsheen Hassan Rathore; Sahar Fazeli Tabar

Volume 5, Issue 2 , March 2022, Pages 167-185


  The potential of a destination to offer distinct local foods influences its image and brand, which in turn results in attracting tourists. In addition, it can be considered a tool to promote a given destination. From a sustainable perspective, culinary tourism provides local communities with a range ...  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

Relationship between Tourism, Religion and Spirituality

Manoochehr Jahanian

Volume 5, Issue 2 , March 2022, Pages 199-210


  Tourism covers all the visitor's activity from the beginning to the end of the trip. It is a journey made for business, experience, relaxation, pleasure and learning. This trip can be rooted in the beliefs and culture of the tourist and based his values. In this case, tourism activities can change the ...  Read More