Design and Measurement of Religious Tourism Destination Management Model in Yazd Province

Faeze Sadat Mirfakhradini

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 1-22

  In the 21st century, the meaning of places is essential to people. Meanings havegained symbolic importance through tourism heritage. Tourism is a powerful force in shaping the world and our understanding of different cultures, people, and places. This research investigates the complexities ...  Read More

The Soul: The Intersection between Wellness, Travel, Religion, and Spirituality

Daniel H. Olsen

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 23-35

  Many people travel in search of life-altering experiences, which, in the form of epiphanies, lead to a profound and positive transformation in their daily lives. This paper focuses on the intersections of religion, spirituality, and wellness, and how similar experiences in these areas can be interpreted ...  Read More

Designing an Experience-Based Tourism Model for Creative Cultural Attractions (Case Study: Tehran City)

Majid Farhadi Uonaki; Manoochehr Jahanian

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 37-60

  This study aimed to create an experience-based tourism model for creative cultural attractions. This research is mixed in terms of methodology. In the qualitative part, the qualitative content analysis method was used. The statistical population for this part was experts who were selected ...  Read More

The Effect of Spiritual Experience During The Covid-19 Virus Pandemic On Tourists' Behavioral Goals Through Attitudes of Mental Norms and Risk (Case Study: Shiraz)

Yazdan Shirmohammadi; Amin Ghanbari

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 61-89

  This study is a structural equation modeling study. It has investigated the effect of literary tourism during the Covid-19 virus pandemic on tourists' behavioral goals through the attitude of mental norms. The present study is a one-section survey. The statistical population of this study includes all ...  Read More

Identifying the Dimensions of Pilgrims' Experience (The Case of Arba'een Pilgrims)

Mostafa Esmaeili Mahyari; Mohammad Ghaffari; vahid Noormandi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 91-110

  Most existing research on pilgrims and religious tourists has focused on their motivation, with limited attention to their actual experiences. This knowledge gap is particularly apparent in the Islamic context, where understanding the experiences of pilgrims and religious tourists is crucial for predicting ...  Read More

The Effect of Nostalgia on the Pull Motivation of Tourist Destinations, Amazing Behavior and Loyalty Among Tourists (Case Study: Kashan Rosewater Cultural Festival, Iran)

Abolfazl Khosravi; Mohammad Reza Fathi; Fatemeh Yazdani; Somayeh Razi Moheb Seraj; Ali Younessi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 111-129

  Nowadays, customer satisfaction is regarded as a strategic and influential factor for the success of various businesses. On the other hand, tourism, the world's largest and most diverse industry, is also a significant source of income and job creation for many countries. Therefore, the present study ...  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

Identifying and Prioritizing Spiritual Health Factors Effective on Tourism Stakeholders’ Resilience

,Golnoush Jabbari; Mohammad Hossein Imani Khoshkhoo; Mehdi Basouli; Mir Mohamad Asadi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 149-167

  Stakeholders of the tourism industry are facing crises with many stress factors. Resilience is one of the most essential human abilities in critical situations. To improve the resilience of the stakeholders of the tourism industry, paying attention to spiritual health is very important. Spiritual health ...  Read More

Identifying and Explaining the Effective Components of Sports Tourism in the Sublimity of Culture and Sportsmanship

Javad Madani; Rahim Zare; Ahmad Mahmoudi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 169-181

  Sports tourism is one of the most attractive types of tourism that occurs in different regions and countries. This tourism type is effective in economic fields and extremely significant in cultural and sportsmanship contexts. To this end, the current research aimed to identify and explain the ...  Read More

Creativity in Tour Guides with an Emphasis on Cultural Intelligence

Zahra KouchakI Motlagh; Ali Hasani; Mehrnooshoosh Bastenegar

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 183-202

  Tour guides are considered as one of the key players within the tourism supply chain, serving as direct interfaces with visitors and acting as cultural mediators between diverse cultures. They exert a significant influence on tourists' intentions for repeat visits. Nowadays, tourists are not merely seeking ...  Read More

Investigating the Relationships Between the Effective Factors in Creating Food Tourism Brands in Shiraz

Seyed Alireza Badihi; Faezeh Asadian Ardakani

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 231-247

  The current research mainly aims to investigate the effective factors in creating a food tourism brand in Shiraz. The statistical population includes all experts in the field of tourism and hotel management, food, cooking, and restaurant industry, and tourists, who were selected using the purposeful ...  Read More

Presenting a Model for Explaining the Role of Virtual Media in Promoting Sustainable Intercultural Communication Management in the Tourism Industry (Case Study: Iran & Oman)

Leila Babakhani; Abdoreza Roknodin Eftekhari; Mehdi Karoubi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2023

  This paper proposes a model for managing sustainable intercultural communication in the tourism industry of Iran and Oman, with a focus on the role of media. The study employed the grounded theory method and paradigm model, using in-depth literature review, background analysis, and interviews with relevant ...  Read More