The influence of socio-demographic factors on social cultural impacts of tourism: Case study of Masooleh and Saree'n, Iran

Zamani, F.H.; Musa, G.; Abessi, M. (2008) The influence of socio-demographic factors on social cultural impacts of tourism: Case study of Masooleh and Saree'n, Iran. In: International World Joint Cultural Tourism Conference, 14-16 Nov 2008, Seoul, Korea. (Submitted)

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    Abstract

    This study explores the social cultural impacts of tourism as perceived by local residents with case studies of Masooleh and Sar'een in Iran. Using convenient sampling, the questionnaire was distributed to door to door in the two towns. From 500 useable questionnaires analyzed, residents large experience positive socio-cultural impact of tourism. Socio-demographic profiles of gender, educational level and tourism-related job influence the perception of socio-cultural impacts of tourism in the areas. The paper also suggests some management implications of the research findings.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Creators:
    1. Zamani, F.H.
    2. Musa, G.(Universiti Malaya)
    3. Abessi, M.
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Residents' perceptions; Socio-Cultural impacts; Socio-Demographic factors; Tourism; Iran;
    Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
    Divisions: Faculty of Business and Accountancy > Dept of Business Policy and Strategy
    Depositing User: Mr. Mohd Samsul Ismail
    Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2014 10:23
    Last Modified: 18 Dec 2014 13:16
    URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/9237

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