Spatial model of establishment and construction of rural-nomadic tourism complexes in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province

Document Type : research paper


1 Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran

2 - PhD Student, Department of Geography, Najafabad Branch ,Islamic Azad University, Najafabad, Iran.


Introduction: Today, the tourism industry, as one of the largest industries in the world, has undeniable effects on the economic and social well-being of the host society. These conditions in areas such as Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province that have good potential in relation to tourism; Especially in rural and nomadic areas, it is very significant and important. Therefore, it is necessary to plan and purposeful management in order to promote tourism complexes (rural-nomadic). Objective: The present article has been compiled with the aim of providing an optimal model of tourism complexes in rural and nomadic areas in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province.
 Research Methodology: This research is applied in terms of the purpose of the research and in terms of the nature of the methodology is based on descriptive-analytical research and based on library studies and field studies. The selected indicators have been collected in two stages by studying the records (research projects, statistics, books) and using the opinions of experts (using the Delphi technique and extracting the opinions of academic theorists and managers of related organizations). Geographical territory of the research: The geographical territory of the research includes all tourist areas in the areas of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province.
 Findings and Discussion: Findings from the study and presentation of an optimal model of tourism complexes in rural and nomadic areas showed that using the spatial model of the research process while identifying and briefly introducing tribes and nomads and nomadic ecosystems in the province Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari, to explain and determine the structural elements and functional features in the proposed model, explain and analyze the role of tourist-nomadic complexes in creating employment and income in the research area. Conclusion The results show that the pattern of establishment and construction of tourist-nomadic complexes in this province depends on the natural and tourist attractions, especially the location of the tribes and nomads, as well as the migration of these tribes, so that the most suitable situation in the area Studies in this province were associated with the ethnic distribution of tribes and nomads at the level of urbanites. The results showed that this pattern of establishment has provided the most feedback in the study level of Koohrang and Borujen counties.


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