Host–Guest Relations

  1. Artal-Tur, Andrés 1
  2. Osorio-Caballero, María Isabel
  3. Sánchez-Casado, Noelia 1
  1. 1 Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena
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    Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena

    Cartagena, España

    ROR https://ror.org/02k5kx966

Book:
Bridging Tourism Theory and Practice

ISSN: 2042-1443

Year of publication: 2019

Pages: 103-116

Type: Book chapter

DOI: 10.1108/S2042-144320190000010007 GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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CIRC

  • Social Sciences: B

Scopus CiteScore

  • Year 2019
  • CiteScore of the Journal : 0.6
  • Area: Social Sciences (miscellaneous) Percentile: 30
  • Area: Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management Percentile: 19

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  • Total citations: 0
  • Recent citations (2 years): 0
  • Field Citation Ratio (FCR): 0.0

Abstract

Cultural tourism comprises several heterogeneous activities.According to tourists’ interest in culture and their level of involvementwith the local population during the trip, segments of cultural tourismcan be identified. Regarding their characteristics and the place of thevisit, this chapter explores how cultural tourism can contribute to acountry like Iran. Based on the literature, the discussion begins bydescribing tourists’ profile while highlighting some features related totheir traveling behavior. In line with past studies on hostguestrelations and the current stage of development of the country asan international destination, potential impacts of opening the countryto international cultural tourists are analyzed.