The Iranian Association of Tourism attended the Pavilion of the Islamic Republic of Iran at the 10th International Tourism Fair of Anatolia, held from 4 to 7 October of 2019 at the permanent site of Van Exhibitions. Various people, including tourists and tourism companies and representatives
of other countries present at the exhibition, exchanged views and opinions there.
In this fair, which was welcomed by locals, the Society unit was visited by Turkish enthusiasts, researchers and scholars interested in traveling to Iran and visiting her nature.
The exhibition also included meetings by the chairman and secretary of the Association with foreign and Turkish delegations, the president of the University of Van, Governor of Van and the head of the tourism organization and parliamentarians of the province.
It is worth noting that the panel on the introduction of tourism in our country, held on the sidelines of the exhibition, had a successful forum and was attended by representatives of the association.
During the third conference of West Asian Studies which was held alongside this exhibition, the representatives of the Association introduced the National Ecotourism Conference on Culture and Tourism Development to be held in Mashhad in December of the current year. As decided, a committee will attend this conference on behalf of Turkish universities.
Visits to scientific centers, including the Van Health Tourism Center, the Van State Hospital, and a meeting with the Van Chamber of Commerce and Trade and an interview with the Turkish and Iranian media were among the itineraries of the trip.
It is noteworthy that the association was accompanied by Dr. Majidi, Associate Professor of Tehran University and Associate Member and Secretary General of the Asian Assembly, Dr. Javaharzadeh, President and Dr. Karimi, Secretary of the Association.