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Babaei Soustani F, Ghomi Avilli A, Kananian M. Impact of Corona virus outbreak on Hyrcanians sites inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List. Tour Res 2020; 2 (1) :48-55
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1- Local manager of the Hyrcanian Forests in Guilan Province, Kilometer 18 of Khalij-e-Fars Highway, (Rasht-Tehran road), Guilan Rural Heritage Museum, Hyrcanian Base, Rasht, Iran
2- Head of Natural Heritage Group, Ministry of cultural heritage tourism and handicrafts, Tehran, Azadi St, Yadegar-e-Emam Intersection, Tehran, Iran , Ali_Ghomi_Avili@yahoo.com
3- Local Business Expert, Iranian-Swiss Intellectual Property Project, Swiss Embassy in Iran, Swiss
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Invaluable Hyrcanian Forests in North of Iran, with a history of several million years, inscribed on the UNESCO's World Heritage List, according to criterion (ix), Ref. 1584, in July 14, 2019, in the 43th session of the World Heritage Committee in Baku, Azerbaijan Republic, as the second natural World Heritage of IR of Iran. Inscription on the World Heritage List not only is a unique chance for appropriate introduction of these ancient forests to the world, but also led to economic and tourism development in the country and local communities around the inscribed sites. However, outbreak of COVD 19 has created many challenges for global economy and tourism industry. Outbreak of COVID 19 has positive and negative impacts on natural environment and resource. The aim of this study is assessment of the Corona Virus outbreak impacts on the Hyrcanians World Heritage sites.
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Received: 2021/01/18 | Accepted: 2020/03/29 | Published: 2020/03/29

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