Iran , Shiraz , Moadel St
Iran’s Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism has identified 30 target countries (out of 84 under study) to attract tourists.
The political ties with the target countries, their per capital income and purchasing power, the number and expenditure of outbound tourists. Facilities in the source countries, the number of incoming tourists and direct flights, trade between Iran and the source countries. Number of Iranian expatriates in those countries, the political, security and social status of the source countries. And their population were some of the indices considered by this study.
– China, Iraq, Azerbaijan, Turkey and Oman are placed in the first group that enjoys top priority.
– The second group includes Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Russia and Armenia.
– The third group comprises Germany, Italy, France, Qatar, Kuwait, Japan, South Korea, Spain, Kazakhstan and the UAE. While the last group includes the UK, Switzerland, Sweden, Austria, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Georgia, Belgium, Denmark and Lebanon.