عنوان مقاله [English]
The purpose of this study was to investigate recreational leisure activities, leisure involvement, leisure habits of citizens in Mashhad, and their relationship with them, as well as their tourism behavior and motivation during the holidays. The research method is analytic. The society included all women and men over 18 years of age living in Mashhad (2 423.102). 600 individuals were selected randomly as multi-stage cluster sampling. The return rate of the questionnaire was 0.79. Data were collected by questionnaires of participation in recreational activities - leisure sport, leisure involvement questionnaire, leisure habit, leisure tourism motivation questionnaire and holiday tourism questionnaire. Confirmatory factor analysis was used to measure the structural validity and Cronbach's alpha was used for its reliability. Descriptive statistics, Kolmogorov-Smirnov, Pearson Correlation and Structural Equation Test were used. The analyzes were performed on spss22 and liserel8.8 software.
Leisure involvement in recreational activities of sport had a significant effect on the leisure habits. The leisure habits in recreational activities did not have a significant effect on the tourism motivation. Leisure involvement in recreational activities has a significant effect on the tourism motivation. The leisure habit of recreational activities has a significant effect on tourism behavior. Leisure involvement in recreational activities did not have a significant effect on tourism behavior. Tourism motivation did not have a significant effect on tourism behavior of citizens of Mashhad during the holiday period.