عنوان مقاله [English]
According to the World Tourism Organization (WTO), Iran held the fifth and tenth rank of natural and historical attractions respectively. Therefore, the survey of performance levels of tourists in relation to tourist sites, in terms of appropriate management and control of their behavior and promoting general awareness at various levels has a significant role in controlling tourism terrorism and promoting national security, and this provides the development of the country as far as economic, social, cultural, political and physical issues are concerned. No tourist is interested in visiting unsafe destinations. Therefore, it is necessary to know that "tourism security" is not only the protection of tourists against thieves and kidnappers; but also it requires road and flight safety, formalities, visa issuance, full coverage of travel insurance, law enforcement, business activity and restrictions. All of these factors are security issues of tourism which affect the success or failure of tourism industry in the world. Finally, with proper management and planning in the field of tourism security, more tourists can be attracted to the country, so that if this development strengthens the positive aspects of tourism in socio-economic and environmental dimensions, it will also lead to sustainable development of the regions as well as interactions because of which an area becomes bio-environmentally habitable, economically durable, socially united, and physically beautiful and worth visiting. This research is an analytical-descriptive study which is based on reasoning, library resources, documents and statistical data are obtained from various centers. Scientific web sites have been used and the necessary data have been gathered in different ways. The result of the analysis confirms that national security in all parts of the world, including Iran, has a direct relationship with tourism development and tourist’s attraction.