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Journal:   GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL OF TOURISM SPACE   WINTER 2014 , Volume 3 , Number 9; Page(s) 133 To 152.
 
Paper: 

HEALTH TOURISM AND TOURISM DEVELOPMENT; REVIEWING THE POTENTIAL AND CAPABILITIES OF IRAN IN HEALTH TOURISM AND MEDICAL - CURATIVE TOURISM

 
 
Author(s):  ARABSHAHI A.*, ARIYANFAR M.
 
* PAYAME NOOR UNIVERSITY
 
Abstract: 

Health tourism and medical tourism is one of the factors that may play an important role in tourism development and has a very wide range. In this article we are going to be familiar with the concept of health tourism and medical tourism, we divide it into four major sections and Iran’s capabilities and abilities in each of these four sections have been analyzed. First, parts of health tourism and medical tourism are examined. Then, Iran’s share of medical tourism and Iran’s position in the medical tourism will be discussed. Iran’s potential and capabilities in the field of health tourism and medical tourism are discussed considering four categories which are (a) hot springs and mineral waters, (b) salt dome, (c) ecotourism, and (d)medical tourism. The nature and meaning of each of the categories will be examined and Iran’s capabilities and abilities of each of the categories will be analyzed. Finally conclusions will be discussed.

 
Keyword(s): TOURISM DEVELOPMENT, HEALTH TOURISM, MEDICAL TOURISM, ECOTOURISM
 
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