عنوان مقاله [English]
The macro policies concerning tourism must be designed and implemented with consideration of environmental sources and necessities, otherwise the development of this industry might leave destructive effects on environmental and national resources, and even on cultural heritance. For better protection of the environment utilized by this industry and proceeding toward sustainable development, reasonable grounds must be provided. In this regard, the ecologic, cultural-social and economic stability should be considered in relation to tourism industry. Such policies for sustainable development of tourism “must” be implemented by the officials in charge, because there is no alternative for strategies providing compatibility between tourism development and protection of environment.