ANALYSING THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT SUSTAINABILITY INFLUENCED BY TOURISM IN IRAN (DISTRICT 1 OF TEHRAN METROPOLIS)

FANNI Zohreh, REZAZADEH Syed Mohammad, Department of Geography and Urban Planning, University of Shahid Beheshti, Tehran, Iran, e-mail: z-fanni@sbu.ac.ir, UDepartment of Geography and Urban Planning, University of Shahid Beheshti, Tehran, Iran, e-mail: M_rezazadeh@sbu.ac.ir
2018 Geo Journal of Tourism and Geosites  
Considering the goals and dimensions of development and the characteristics of different communities, sustainability should be pursued such as community-based development based on the strategic principles of the urban environment influenced by tourism with respect to the citizen's participation. Therefore, to meet these growing needs, the necessity of appropriate spaces and places in the urban environment for tourism is well identified and planned, and then the urban environment is screened
more » ... ent is screened through the necessary strategies, integrated local-level monitoring and management for the metropolis of Tehran. The purpose of this research is to analyze the status of quo and desirable development in the future of Tehran metropolitan in the field of altered environment through tourism activities. The methodology was developed within the framework of sustainable urban development influenced by tourism paradigms and by urban tourism perspectives. For this purpose, the data collection was conducted using the library, survey, and interviews with experts and authorities in the study area. The results showed that some indicators such as enjoyment of natural areas (83.13%), recreation and leisure activities (79.36%), observation of nature's exciting landscapes (72.71%), escape from daily stress (72.18%), gathering together, visiting and traveling with friends and relatives (67.72%), visiting natural areas and intact (67.62%), and urban stress relief (60%) had the most motivations for tourists to Tehran urban environment sustainability. Also, the results indicate that the amount of tourists Visit from the natural areas is equal to 56.96%, protection of plant species, 54.38%, protection of animal species and in the bird's parameter is 86 / 42%.
doi:10.30892/gtg.23308-322 fatcat:yiaapf6pu5drdlsajco4s7v4c4