عنوان مقاله [English]
Villages have special cultural and natural attractions, potential and actual potential for attracting tourists considerably and thus gain from this industry that is known as "clear industry" and can be as a strategy to achieve sustainable development. All experts worldwide agree that the only development programs is the participation of women, especially rural women that can be successful and sustainable tourism and the exception was not being aligned to skills and abilities of women and special needs such as food industry, tourism, and hospitality industries manually according to these classes of rural community participation in planning process for development of tourism activities, which evidence against this is despite the women responsible part of the activities of this industry, but the revenues from what is not for them . Note that without the participation of local people, particularly rural women in planning for development of tourism activities and lack of knowledge and understanding attitude of the host society toward the impacts of this industry can'nt hope for success in business and industry benefits, to achieve sustainable development found. This study is a descriptive study using survey questionnaires to the gender analysis of satisfaction, expectations and attitudes of the residents of eight villages Izeh city in Khuzestan province (325 cases based on sample size table Tuchman) has been discussed and analyzed by SPSS software. Results indicate a positive attitude towards the impacts of women in rural tourism in this city and the satisfaction, attitudes and expectations toward more men and between women and men in these variables was existed a significant difference.