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The Effects of Hotel Development on Tourism industry: Evidence Iran

Bahman Khanalizadeh, Hamid Kakaei and Ali Daneshzad

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Abstract: Given the increasing number of international tourists and the growing role of the tourism industry in the economies of the country, identification of effective factors in attracting international tourists is more than necessary. Governments and the private sector need to identify the factors affecting the tourism industry in order to develop, compete and survive in the tourism industry. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to investigate factors affecting the attraction of international tourists to Iran using the ARDL test for the years 2015 to 1983. Therefore, the results of this study showed that the effect of all variables hotel development, merchandise trade, real exchange rate and real gross domestic product on international tourism In Iran, in the long-term and short-term positive and also bilateral relationship is between them. Also, the greatest impact on the increase in the number of tourists entering Iran is the real effective exchange rate and real GDP.

Keywords: Hotel development; Real exchange rate; Tourism industry; ARDL; IRAN (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F63 M21 O47 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-ara, nep-cwa and nep-tur
Date: 2018
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