عنوان مقاله [English]
Value creation for destinations works as a leverage that increase the entrance of tourists. Considering the importance of the above issue, the present study examined the existing models on branding, brand management, brand development and re-branding in the tourism industry. At first, content analysis of about 50 models was investigated. After extraction of structures, the grounded theory method was used to construct the concepts and their subsequent categorization. Finally, the paradigmatic model consists of five main axes: the causal and context conditions, strategies, intervening conditions, and the consequences were designed. In the following, strategies of the model in Yazd were investigated using structural equation method. The statistical population consisted of all students, professors and experts in the field of Yazd brand. Due to the large size of the statistical community and the lack of access to all by Non-random sampling method availablel, about 385 questionnaires were distributed. Cronbach's alpha method was used to assess the reliability of the questionnaire and the face validity method was used to assess the validity of the questionnaire. Then, by using the structural equation model, the model was examined and the results of the test confirmed the appropriateness of all the hypotheses and indicators of good fit of the model indicating the suitability and compatibility of the model with the obtained data.