An Irish team of tourism officials and tour organizers are on a tour of Iran to get more familiar with the tourism potential in the country, especially in the field of medical tourism.
A top Iranian tourism official said the five-strong delegation comprising the head of the Irish union of travel agencies, executives of well-known travel agencies and journalists will see for themselves the tourism potential of Iran during their 10-day tour.
“The Irish delegation’s familiarization tour has been held in cooperation with the private sector and features visits to tourist spots in the provinces of Tehran, Isfahan, Fars and Yazd,” said Mohammad-Ebrahim Larijani, the director-general for tourism marketing and advertising at the Iranian Ministry of Tourism.
He said one of the key objectives of the tour is to make the Irish visitors more familiar with the potentialities of health tourism in Iran.
“So, the team are also going to visit the Infertility Centre of Yazd, the Orthopedics Centre of Shiraz and the Tehran Ophthalmology Centre,” he added.