عنوان مقاله [English]
The purpose of this article is a careful review of the factors affecting the sustainable tourism of Tabriz especially in terms of Regional Innovation Systems (RIS). Due to the influential regional components in tourism, the methodology of this research is based on the Delphi technique, which has been devoted to explaining the comments and suggestions of the experts in three stages. For this purpose, 25 experts from the influential tourism areas of Tabriz have been used. The results of this research indicate that Tabriz having multiple potentials including historical centers, nature attractions, scientific, literary and religious characters, and the registration of some of its regions and industries in the global form, has the necessary criteria and potentials for sustainable tourism in the future. The measures taken to stabilize tourism in Tabriz are appropriate and Tabriz in 1404 can be considered as a starting point for the development of sustainable tourism and also the modernization of Tabriz for the distant horizons may be regarded serious. Total readiness of Tabriz can be considered as the most important strategy for tourism development, including the standards of biological, environmental, valuable and humanistic aspects of tourism sustainability. Also, cultural development, promotion of knowledge and citizens’ views for believing tourism are of the important approaches to develop tourism in the city.