Evaluating the most effective ecological potentials of Nain city to develop slow tourism, Case study: Nain town

Ahmad Pour AHMAD, Mojtaba Ghadiri MAESOUM, Mohammad SALMANI, Fazileh Dadvar KHANI, Hossain Hatami NEJAD, Majid Ramani SERYASAT
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Abstract. With the start of the twenty-first century, tourism industry has become one of the world's high-income industries. Unceasingly degradation of underground natural resource has made slow tourism important as a filter to prevent the destruction of these resources since slow travel is associated with some values in ecotourism is and undoubtedly sustainable development of tourism in the world and Iran needs flourishing of this type of tourism. Nain city with great potentials and capabilities can be one of the regions that can be used in the field of slow tourism. The aimed of the present study is to assess the native potentials of Nain city in order to develop and investigate indicators that are most affected in development of slow tourism.  And the study method has been descriptive-analytic. The Data were collected using a questionnaire and its reliability was confirmed with cronbach's alpha 80/0. Also, the data was analyzed using SPSS software and statistical tests. After several visits to the region, a tourist population of 100 patients was selected as statistical sample. Variable for predicting Income increase of host society  with Value (698/0 = β, 80/31 t =) explains economic changes dimension,  variable of using  inns, historic buildings and homes in wilderness areas for tourism , entertainment and residential area in southeast of the desert (574/0 = β, 39/24 t = ¬) explains  service dimension, the variable predicting  slow cultural  tourist attraction in desert area  through effective participation in tourism development in desert areas especially in slow  tourism by residents  of the host society with value (529/0 = β, 42/22 t = ¬) explains social and cultural variable , the variable  predicting slow tourism  growth considering  native potentials of desert  area with the value (714/0 = β, 35/29 t = ¬) explains environmental dimension explain  slow tourism development of area under the study . Linear regression analysis indicates that the fact that the component predicting economic outlook in the region with the 735 / explains slow tourism development dimension using potentials of the region.


Slow tourism, Nain town, tourism, ecological potentials, tourism development

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