About 1750 tourism infrastructure projects are being implemented in Iran, the head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicraft Organization Masoud Soltanifar announced.
Iran welcomes foreign investors in the field of tourism industry and among these plan, 820 projects are hotels, he added.
Previously, Soltanifar announced that Iran will create some 140,000 job opportunities in the field of tourism by the end of the next Iranian calendar year (March 2018).
He said that the organization has already submitted some plans to create jobs in these fields to the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor, and Social Welfare.
Turkish investors will build ten hotels in Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz, Tabriz and Mashhad, under the terms of an agreement with Iran signed during a Turkish delegation’s visit to Tehran in mid May.
According to an agreement signed between CHTHO and German hospitality company, Steigenberger Hotel Group in late May, the company is set to build 10 hotels in different parts of Iran over the next ten years.