عنوان مقاله [English]
Tourism, the act of traveling across the geographical locations, is the product of a systemic combination of meaning and knowledge taking place in the context of culture and is part of it. An essential concept in tourism, culture both gives it meaning to promote and makes it possible to be conceived. How to view and question the culture distinguishes “tourism of culture” from cultural tourism”, the concepts which often are interchangeably used. Regarding this difference, tourism of culture rather than cultural tourism has been selected. It should be borne in mind that when the quiddity of a cultural product questioned by “What is it like?” is a matter of concern, cultural tourism is involved whereas, if the ontology of culture is questioned, tourism of culture is considered. Differentiating between culture and cultural as two key concepts, this paper examines the effect of this difference on plans and measures done in the neglected tourism of culture field which requires to be underscored.