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Identification of The Spatial and Temporal Areas Suitable for Sports Tourism in Mountainous Regions of Khuzestan Province
Esmaeil Veisia 1, Sedighe Heidari Nejad2, Nahid Shetab Boushehri2, Amin Khatibi2
1- , Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Ahvaz. Iran , visia174@gmail.com
2- , Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz
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 Having a natural biological environment and a distinctive typical landescape, khozestan province is considered one of the suitable areas for the development of sport tourism. studing and identyifing the capabilities, potentials and limitations of tourism in khozestan province can help the sustainable tourism development in the region. The aim of this study was to explore the most suitable place and time for the development of sport tourism activities compassing the mountainous areas of khozestan province. In this study, multi-criteria spatial evaluation method and development of environmental, human and atmospheric criteria were applied to a group of sports activities including mountaineering, rock climbing, climbing range and mountain climbing. The criteria were weighted using hierarchical analysis method. After preparing the standard map, the information layers were combined with a weighted linear composition in the geographic information system environment and the final locations for the development of sports tourism in the mountains were extracted. The findings showed that the appropriate plateau is for the sports mountain climbing 8794, mountaineering 8093, range-climbing 5433 and rock climbing 3283 square kilometers respectively. The largest plateau are located in the north, northeast and east of the province. Also, the appropriate time is winter, early spring and late fall temporarily. Therefore, it is recommended to the sports and tourism officials of the province to make optimal use of the natural and climatic capacities of the province in attracting tourists, by identifying the strengths and weaknesses of these areas and strategic plans for developing the necessary infrastructure and providing them, design and implement their own recreation and sports services within specified space and time intervals.
Keywords: Khuzestan province, mountain sports, sports tourism, tourism climate comfort index, zoning.
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Veisia E, Heidari Nejad S, Shetab Boushehri N, Khatibi A. Identification of The Spatial and Temporal Areas Suitable for Sports Tourism in Mountainous Regions of Khuzestan Province. 3. 2021; 9 (33) :77-100
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