In collaboration with Payame Noor University and Scientific Association of Sports Management of Iran

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Assistant Professor of Sport Management Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran.

2 masters of sport management payam noor university


Hormozgan Province, located in the south and neare the warm waters of the Persian Gulf on the one hand and having a variety of natural attractions, historical, tourism, climate diversity and economic potential on the other hand is a good place for attracting tourists and investing entrepreneurs. Tourism industry is a user industry and The perpuos of this study was the Role of Sports Tourism on the Development of Enterepreneurship in the Hormozgan Province (Focus on beaches and Water Sports). The method of this study was descriptive and survey with the practical purpose. The statistical population was include all Cultural Heritage and Tourism organization experts, Science and Technilogy park experts, native professors and MA of physical educations, Yoth and sports Department experts and Travel agencies employee. Valuom of statistical population was estimated 332 people. Samples were selected through randomaly targeted. Valoum of sample was calculated by Morghan table and it indicated 175 people. The measurement tool in this research was researcher- designed questioner. The final questionnaire's face validity was approved by experts. Cronbach s Alfa coefficient was calculated 0/88. For data analysis used Leven test, Kolmogrov Smirnov test and Linear Regresstion. The resulrs shwoed that, sport tourism development can be strong predictor for enterpernership development. Which shows the degree of variability in the development of tourism industry on entrepreneurship development in Hormozgan province. So develop ment of beach infrastructures for sport tourism development can be lead to enterpernership and reduc the number of jobless in Hormozgan Provience.



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