Main Article Content
The tourism industry is one of the important phenomena, economic resources, and an effective factor in the sociocultural and economic development of human societies. Today, it has become one of the leading industries in many developed countries even Middle Eastern ones. The purpose of the study was to examine the effects of tourism on different aspects of economic development to provide the necessary basis for making appropriate policy decisions. The method used in the study was descriptive-analytical method and data collection was done using library resources. In the economic dimension, tourism, in addition to positive effects on indicators such as employment and GDP, can be a good place to attract domestic and foreign investment.