Iran to high­light tourist at­trac­tions at FITUR

Tehran Times - - HERITAGE & TOURISM -

TEHRAN – A to­tal of 22 Ira­nian travel-as­so­ci­ated busi­nesses and tour op­er­a­tors will pro­mote hand­i­crafts, tra­di­tions and tourism po­ten­tials of the coun­try at the 38th FITUR tourism trade fair, which will be held in Madrid, Spain, from Jan­uary 17 to 21.

The Tour­ing & Au­to­mo­bile Club of the Is­lamic Repub­lic of Iran (TACI) un­der the aus­pices of the Cul­tural Her­itage, Tourism, and Hand­i­crafts Or­ga­ni­za­tion will run the coun­try’s pav­il­ion at the event, Mehr re­ported on Sun­day.

“22 tourism com­pa­nies and travel ser­vice providers will rep­re­sent Iran in an ex­clu­sive pav­il­ion. Last year, just 18 agen­cies at­tended the event,” TACI Direc­tor Ebadreza Es­lami said.

More­over, the po­si­tion of Iran’s pav­il­ion is far bet­ter this year thanks to the or­ga­niz­ers’ co­op­er­a­tion, Es­lami added.

The coun­try plans to hold va­ri­ety of ex­hibits, live per­for­mances, meet­ings, and work­shops amongst other pro­grams.

FITUR is the global meet­ing point for tourism pro­fes­sion­als and the lead­ing trade fair for re­cep­tive mar­kets and is­suers in Ibero-Amer­ica.

Last year, FITUR achieved a record of par­tic­i­pa­tion with 9,893 ex­hibit­ing com­pa­nies from 165 coun­tries and re­gions; 135,838 pro­fes­sional par­tic­i­pants and 109,134 vis­i­tors from the gen­eral pub­lic.

A poster for 2018 FITUR tourism fair

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