Study the standards and indicators in locating the tourism services in rural areas

Mohammad hossein Sattari, Yousef ali Ziari, Behrouz darvish


Tourism industry is an integrated system that its elements can be correlated. Providing accommodation constitutes one of the dynamic sectors of tourism. The situation of these centers is considered as the most important factor in their success. The establishment of each urban element in a spatial-physical situation is governed by particular rules, principles, and mechanisms which, if met, they will result in the success and efficiency of that element at the same certain place. In locating the residential centers, we need to have criteria and indicators in order to compare between places, more convenient and locating be more precise. The aim of this study is also to provide criteria for site selection of rural tourism services. This research has been done as analytical and has been carried out as a library one. The results show that some principles and criteria to locate villages having tourism attractions include density, residential places and tourism installations and tourism facilities, public facilities, employment, transportation, allowed threshold in environment, comfort threshold and natural thresholds. To distribute the tourism services in a rural area according to the current capacity, limits to acceptable change, zoning, license and permission, environmental standards and designing criteria should be considered. Distribution of tourism services in places having attraction and intervention in existing area necessitate the existence of certain rules and regulations and correspondence with local conditions. Therefore, it is essential to legalize intervention in the fields and physical planning, the specific rules and regulations should be developed in each level of planning..



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