عنوان مقاله [English]
Beside their aesthetic aspects, mineral springs present sight-alluring-scenes in mountainous-environments. They are also gifted with blessings of therapeutic and healing qualities. In Iran, benefiting from and exploiting the curative aspects of mineral springs, has been in vague in the past. With all the scientific verification of the therapeutic properties of these mineral springs on one hand, and the geographical distribution of hot-water-mineral springs in Iran on the other hand, the performance of these mineral springs can, quite substantially, be improved through proper planning and competent management within the framework of the tourism industry.
This report introduces and elucidates the geographical distribution of mineral springs in Iran and endeavors to state the existing stumbling blocks and to explore pertinent means for making better and greater use of such resources in the tourism industry.