عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Tourism is a very delicate and sensitive industry especially in relation with safety
and security matters in different national,regional and international levels. Every kind
of security incidents such as :crime against tourists ,war,riots and terrorism will cause
irrecoverable damage to the industry.
Control and providing the security of tourists and prevention of crime against
them,not only boots their reliability but also by reducing their concerns for providing
their physical and financial security,make them enjoy their trip and travel further.
Tehran city includes one forth of urban population of the country (the main
population centers) and arrival and departure place of the most incoming tourists to
Iran, so it is playing the main role in managing tourism destinations in the country.
Therfore, security incidents and crime agaist tourists can destroy tourism industry in
The goal of this article is surveying security issues and crime against tourists in
tourism destinations.The methods of this research is descriptive- analystic and the aim
is practical. the results and findings of the research shows that social and
environmental security in Tehran city is not in proper level ,and like many other
metropolises the crime rate is high. therefore, Tehran city is not in a proper security
situation for developing tourism industry at present time.So it seems some extreme
measures should be taken to improve tourism industry in the under study city.