Tourism gains momentum in West Azarbaijan province

November 15, 2018

TEHRAN – Some one million people stayed at tourist accommodations across northwestern West Azarbaijan province during the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (starred March 21), which shows 10 percent year-on-year growth, provincial tourism chief said on Monday.

Also, visits to tourist attractions and recreation centers of the province increased by 18% over the same period, Jalil Jabbari added.

According to Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization, international arrivals in Iran rose by more than 51 percent in the first half of the current Iranian year from a year earlier.

AFM/MQ/MG

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