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The Role of Religion and Islam in the Tourism Industry of Iran


Mohammad Arasteh


Sama Technical and Vocational Training College, Islamic Azad University, Islamshahr Branch, Islamshahr, Iran

Rahim Mohammadi Eilami


Islamshahr Branch, Islamic Azad University, Islamshahr, Iran

March 1, 2011


Abstract:     
Religious issues have always influenced the touristic activities. In religious communities and specifically in Muslim communities, some religious commandments have overwhelmed the quantity and quality of tourism. Considering the reciprocity between religion and the tourism industry this article deals with the role of religion (Islam) in tourism industry in the Islamic Republic of Iran. In this respect it studies the relationship between Islam and tourism, aspects of the interconnection between slam and tourism, manners of Muslims as hosts and guests, and finally the international collaboration in Islamic tourism industry.

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Keywords: Religion, Islam, tourism, tourism industry, Iran

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Date posted: March 6, 2011  

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Arasteh, Mohammad and Eilami, Rahim Mohammadi, The Role of Religion and Islam in the Tourism Industry of Iran (March 1, 2011). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1773827 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1773827

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Mohammad Arasteh (Contact Author)
Sama Technical and Vocational Training College, Islamic Azad University, Islamshahr Branch, Islamshahr, Iran ( email )
Tehran
Iran
Rahim Mohammadi Eilami
Islamshahr Branch, Islamic Azad University, Islamshahr, Iran ( email )
Tehran
Iran
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