Qatar We are looking to attract Iranian tourists
The Executive Director of Qatar Tourism, during his visit to Iran, announced that Iran is one of the 15 tourism target markets of this country, signed a memorandum of understanding to increase direct flights between the two countries, and announced Qatar’s plan to increase the number of Iranians visiting this country.
Qatar: We are looking to attract Iranian tourists
According to Kental Travel News , quoted by Isna, Qatar took over a large booth at the Tehran tourism exhibition and signed a contract with an airline company to increase direct flights between Iran and Qatar. Bertold Trenkel – the executive director of Qatar Tourism – announced at the same time as visiting Iran: Iran is one of the 15 target markets for Qatar tourism, so that Iranian visitors choose Qatar as the main destination for relaxation and rejuvenation. Participating in the 16th Tehran Tourism Exhibition gives us the opportunity to make Qatar better known to Iranians.
He also said that the presence in Iran is part of Qatar’s initiative in advancing Qatar’s tourism strategy until 2030, which aims to increase the number of tourists by three times, increase the spending of tourists by three to four times, and increase the share of the tourism sector’s GDP to 12 percent. It will be the year 2030.
Qatar, which has added its name to the list of international tourist destinations by hosting the 2022 World Cup, plans to increase the share of tourism in the GDP to 12% by 2030 and host more than six million tourists annually. At present, most of the travelers entering Qatar are from Saudi Arabia, which includes 24% of the tourists in this country. Most of the tourists in Qatar are currently from the countries of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council, which after Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait and the United Emirates have the largest share in the arrival of tourists to this country. By holding the World Cup, Qatar intended to expand the area of attracting tourists.
Qatar is the third country that has sent an official and a delegation to our country in the past week to exchange tourism and attract tourists from Iran. Russia and Malaysia are also trying to increase the number of Iranians visiting these countries by sending tourist delegations to Iran.
According to the latest statistics of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts, in the first 9 months of 1401, about seven million people left the country, of which about 6% made a one-day trip. In 1400, nearly two million and 800 thousand people left Iran, of which about 10% of the trips were one-day trips.