A number of Chinese
journalists, tour operators and travel agency
representatives have entered Iran's capital city of
Scheduled by Iran's Tourism Development Office, a series of
Iran briefing tours have been slated to be held for foreign
journalists, said Ladan Tehrani, managing director for the
Tourism Development Office.
The tours aim to introduce the true image of Iran, which has
been distorted by some media, Tehrani explained, adding that
the group plans to visit historical and tourism attractions
of the country.
Consisting of 9 journalists and 13 tour operators, the group
will visit Fars, Yazd and Isfahan provinces during a week,
Mehr News Agency reported.
China is a significant market for many countries' tourism
markets because of the large number of Chinese tourists in
To study grounds for cooperation, China's tourism officials
will negotiate with Iranian government officials and those
in the private tourism sector.