Assessing the Capacities of Creative Tourism in Tabriz City

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1 M.A of Tourism Planning, Mazandaran University, Babolsar, Iran

2 Assistant Professor of Tourism, Mazandaran University, Babolsar, Iran


Over the years, therefore, creativity has therefore been repositioned in tourism studies from a narrow market niche related mainly to the arts and craft products into a much broader phenomenon which touches a wide range of tourism activities. This broadening view has been accompanied by analyses of activity as a general force for tourism development and so the popularity of creative tourism is growing. Today's tourists are tired of repeating, and they are looking for experience and new feeling. Creative tourism activities allow tourists to learn more about local skills, expertise, traditions and unique qualities of the places they are visiting. . In this research, the capacity of creative tourism in Tabriz city has been studied. Variables related to creativity, including creative class, creative economy, creative city, creative tourism, were collected from Various researches and a questionnaire was arranged and distributed among 60 tourism experts in the city and then with Using factor analysis identify hidden factors in the development of creative tourism, finally, out of 29 variables, five factors of quality of life, creative talent, social capital, informative environment and limitation of development of creative tourism was extracted from the perspective of the experts of this city. This city with investing in cultural affairs and the richness of urban space and the quality of educational affairs, being successful in attracting the creative class and development creative tourism. Finally this city becoming to creative city.


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