IRAN woos younsters

Iran plans to promote Youth Tourism after the Tehran International Tourism Exhibition, the event organized under the Cultural Heritage Handicraft and Tourism Organization of the country mainly focusing the youth and children as the key players behind travel.

Pouyan Qaem-Maqami, executive director of the national base for youth tourism told that ‘the country would conduct touring camps for youth as well as recreational programs that will introduce Iran’s natural and historic attraction among youth as well as children.

Youth tourism, nowadays, is the fastest growing segment of the industry that includes cheaper accommodation, customised travel for backpackers, educational travelling etc.

“Youth are the driving force behind the growth of the travel economy. Socialising with ethnic people about their traditional practices could develop a sense of much better character,” said Director of Cultural Affairs of sports and Youth Ministry Ja’far Satvati.

Youth travel is strongly based on emotional quotient than that of intelligence and countries to a large extent are focused on Youths as they help increase the tourism revenue.