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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
By entering in to the third millennium, different countries around the world use the economical resources in development of the countries including the tourism. The Urmia city is one of the most suitable regions for tourism development and by planning in this context economical, cultural, and infrastructural development can be achieved in the city. Research method is descriptive- analytical- developmental one. Data gathering is library- surveying method and after gathering questionnaires from local population, tourists and tourism organization staffs, the information was analyzed using Delfi technique and SWOT model. Research results show that the best suitable strategy of tourism in Urmia city is WO strategy with score 3.266. Thus, it is necessary to develop governmental and private investments for developing tourism infrastructures, education of professionals for optimal use of Urmia capacities, expansion of public spaces, encourage of people for using public transportation systems, advertising about its tourism attractions for recognizing the areas' potentials at national and international levels, educating local communities to obtain proper behavior by tourists, developing tour agencies in introducing tourism attractions, and reviving Urmia lake for attracting native and foreign tourists.