Muṭāli̒āt-i Mudīriyyat-i Gardishgarī (2020-07-01)

An institutional analysis of tourism business environment and entrepreneurship of Iran

  • Mohammad Reza Farzin,
  • Mahmoud Hassan Pour,
  • Seyed Mojtaba Mahmoud Zadeh,
  • Ali Arab Mazar

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 15, no. 50


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The analysis of the quality of the business environment and tourism entrepreneurship is one of the most important preconditions for improving the tourism business environment. In this regard, the new institutional economy, which focuses on the institutional environment, interprets the relations of tourist actors, which undeniable influence of government, laws and governance structure is undeniable. In this research, an explanation of the factors influencing the institutional environment of the tourism sector has been attempted with the concept of institutionalism and a qualitative approach (thematic analysis). Therefore, through in-depth interviews with 24 economic and tourism experts, institutional factors affecting the business environment and tourism entrepreneurship were identified and explained. The results of the research identified three main themes: the legal system, government policies and science and technology with their sub-themes, It was identified that the business environment of tourism is affected by them and the management and organization...