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An Analysis of the Sanitary and Welfare Conditions of Tourism Centers in Lorestan Province: A Qualitative Study
2017 , 8 , 4 مقاله فارسی
Quality of Health Care Delivery
Koroush Saki 1, Ali Mohammad Varzi 2, Habib Jalilian 3, Zahra Khodakaramifard 4, Khalil Momeni 5, Morteza Arab-Zozani 6, Ghasem Rajabi Vasokolaei 7,
  • Received 1/3/2017
  • Receipt 10/21/2017
  • Published 3/16/2018
Background and Objectives: Due to the rapid growth of tourism industry, appropriate management and supervision of tourism centers by improving the sanitary, welfare and security situation of these centers is essential. Accordingly, this study aimed to investigate sanitary and welfare status of tourism centers in Lorestan province.

Material and Methods:
This research is a qualitative study conducted through semi-structured Interview with tourists. Data analysis was done using content analysis. After collecting and analyzing data, findings were classified into themes and sub-themes.

Results: The findings were categorized into 6 main themes and 24 sub-themes. The main themes were general sanitary conditions, welfare facilities, transportation, healthcare services, security, and management and supervision.

Conclusion: According to the findings and participants’ points of view, tourists are not satisfied with health care status of tourist centers. Therefore, in order to minimize the health problems of tourism centers and maximize attracting tourists, short-term and long-term plans should be put on the agenda of tourism managers and stakeholders of the Lorestan province.

Sanitary ConditionsWelfare ConditionsTourism CentersTourism CentersLorestan
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Print ISSN: 2008-9058 | Electronic ISSN : 2423-6640