Journal of Social Sciences

Study of Tourists' Rights in Iran with Emphasis on Urban Tourist Rights

Ahmad PourAhmad, Mohammad Shabanifard, Ali Hosseini and Omid Soltanipour

DOI : 10.3844/jssp.2010.340.349

Journal of Social Sciences

Volume 6, Issue 3

Pages 340-349


Problem statement: Achieving stability in a tourism system which includes tourism supply and demand needs wise legal supports in urban tourism industry. In case of presence of proportional legal supports, urban tourism system can help prevent from confusion in city system as an effective means for balanced and sustainable development of the city. Approach: This article aimed at recognition, study and evaluation of urban tourism indexs and legal supports for tourists in Iran. Results: In Juridical book, a right of non-Muslims, in one way, has been classified into three groups: Zemmi, Moahed and Mostaman. In Iran, for different reasons such as regional unity and tourism treaties, the idea of granting more liberties to them has developed. Conclusion: These ignoring variables, do pose Iran’s tourism industry rules and regulations in an appropriate position and this has caused our country, which is among the highly potential tourism countries for competition in the international arena, gains little income from this economic activity.


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