After recent discussions on the revised nuclear agreement, Iran hopes to encourage tourism ahead of the Fifa World Cup 2022.
Iran plans to expand its tourism industry in time for Qatar’s 2022 World Cup.
Mohammad Hadi Le Manier, Governor of Fars, Southern Province, has developed a travel package for diverse cultural and historical destinations, medical tourism with a focus on travel competitiveness. “. Tehran Times..
Shiraz is the capital of Fars and home to the Achaemenid Empire, one of the oldest empires.
He said that in order to achieve this goal, the relevant tourism sector needs to work with the private sector, especially those that work with Qatar’s partners.
He also emphasized the need for more flights during Qatar’s largest sporting event. “We also planned to increase flights between Shiraz and Doha during the World Cup and arranged meetings with certain merchants, hoteliers and travelers.”
As the World Cup approaches, Iran is keen to be at the forefront of the region’s tourism center. Hoping to confront the rhetoric of “Iran Fobia,” Iran’s Deputy Tourism Minister Ali Asghar Sharbafian raised the importance of tourist involvement and exposure to Iran’s visitors.
The World Cup is “an important opportunity to express Iran’s true face through efforts to weaken so-called anti-Iran sentiment,” the Deputy Tourism Minister added.
In order to gain an edge in the World Cup, Charvafian “emphasized the need to build consensus among the agencies. If this is not done, it will have a negative impact on the country.”
Experts say Tourism in Iran had already plummeted before the outbreak of Covid-19. Analysts say media bias and “Iranophobia” sentiment also contribute to the lack of tourism and foreign investment.
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