Role of Tourism in Growth and Urban Economic Development

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Esfandiar Niazi , Dr.MenochehrJahanian , Dr. Ja'far Ahangar , Dr. Abbas Malek Hosseini


This research examines the role of the tourism industry as a consumer industry in terms of economic development and employment in a city. Since many tourism services cannot be made using technology, the human resources employment in this industry is abundant.

Given the infrastructure, services and attractions needed by tourists in these population centers as one of the most important destinations that influenced the trends of tourism in the world over the past decades, they are very important in economics, development, planning, job creation (direct, indirect, voluntary Urban and social motivation have caused them. The development of tourism industry in different places provides opportunities for permanent, seasonal and part-time employment for highly skilled human resources and reduces unemployment. For the same reasons, many cities in the world have taken steps to improve the situation of this industry.

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