Tehran to host Int’l Tourism Fair

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ISLAMABAD, Nov 2 (APP): Tehran will host the 9th International Tourism
Fair during Feb. 16-19, 2016, said the head of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization’s Bureau for Publicizing Tourism and Marketing, Ali-Baqer Nemati Zargaran.
He said that a congress titled `Investment Opportunities’ will also be
organized on the sidelines of the event with the participation of investors
from a number of countries, IRNA reported.
“Ambassadors based in Iran have received invitations for the event,”
he said. Zargaran said educational workshops on the themes of `Culture,
Cuisine: Their Roles in Attracting Tourists’ and `Halal Tourism’ will be held on Feb. 17 and 18, 2016 on the sidelines of the main expo.
“More than 1,200 tourism projects, which are economically viable, will
be publicized in the exhibition. The projects had earlier been studied by
delegations from Australia, Italy, Spain, France and the Netherlands, which
visited Iran in the past few months with the aim of expanding trade ties,” he said.
“This year, Iran plans to draw foreign investments in these projects
which can foster international collaboration,” he said.