عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Objective: This paper aimed to study the Constraint factors (managerial _ Cultural _ Infrastructural) affecting sport tourism in Kurdistan province.
Methodology:Comparative descriptive study that was done in the field of sport tourism. The population of the study comprised three groups The statistic sample of this study was equal to the statistic population (N=74) and included three groups: 1. Sports experts 2. Experts of the travel agencies working in the field of tourism, and 3. Experts of the Organization of Cultural Heritage and tourism. researcher-designed questionnaire was used to collect the data. The validity of the questionnaire was confirmed using factor analysis and also by (15 of) the experts. The stability of the subscales and the stability of the whole questionnaire (α=0.86) was confirmed using the Cronbach's alpha method. Descriptive analysis is used to analyze the collected data and Fridman, Cruscal, Wallis, and u-Man Whitney tests were used for deductive statistics.
Results: In the list of managerial problems, the lack of appropriate programming is on the top, and in the list of cultural problems, weak information system and poor public relations towards the tourists are on the top. Poor transportation system is on the top of the list of infrastructural problems.
Conclusion: In attention to Kurdistan province is poor areas. Results are probable. And the necessity for appropriate programming and development subtraction is apparent. Provision ground for developing sport tourism is apparent.