عنوان مقاله [English]
Objective: Nowadays in a competitive enviroment of tourism industry, of great importance identify the variablees that influence tourists satisfaction.therefore, the purpose of this study was to the survey sports tourists satisfaction East Azerbaijan province and its relation to the problems of sports tourism.
Methodology: this study was a cross - correlation. The study population in districte sports tourists satisfaction consisted of all spectators football match between the teams Tractor and Saipa (40000 people) and in districte sports tourism problems physical education teachers in universities province, experts of the cultural heritage, handicrafts and tourism organization, tourism guides, experts in Physical education department of education physical and department of education province (137 people) formed. The research sample is also limited due to population problems in the tourism census method was used. But in districte sports tourists satisfaction, 510 people sample available were selected. For data collection was used questionnaires Bansbordi(1393) and Mohammadi(1388). Data for the analysis of pearson correlation test and friedman test was used. Results: there is a significant negative correlation between the satisfaction of tourists and sports and sports tourism problems. Also, there is a significant difference between prioritization the satisfaction of tourists and sports and sports tourism problems.
Conclusion: in order to get satisfaction sports tourists will pay more attention to the problems of sports tourism.