Spring equinox is the moment that the night and day length are nearly equal. Spring and autumn equinoxes occur in the northern and southern hemispheres on the contrary. That is, if the northern hemisphere enters the equinox of spring, the southern hemisphere enters the autumn equinox. Iranian Nowruz is the first day of spring equinox in the northern hemisphere which celebrated by the Iranians and some other countries. Read more
Iran International Tourism: Opportunities and Solutions
This date, February 12-15th, 2019 was registered as the “12th Tehran International Tourism Exhibition (TITE)” on the calendar of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). This exhibition is an opportunity to introduce the capabilities of organizations, unions, and companies related to the tourism industry.
The motto of the exhibition was “Tourism and Digital Transformation” inspired by the motto of the World Tourism Organization in 2019. Due to the multifaceted nature of tourism, tourism-related industries, including transportation companies, insurance, banks, residential complexes, travel agencies, schools and educational institutions, free zones, specialized publications and cultural and heritage institutions were present at the 2019 exhibition. 660 Iranian companies and 57 foreign companies from 12 countries have attended this exhibition and introduced their tourism abilities.
WTD and Opportunities in Tourism
The importance of digital technologies in tourism, providing opportunities for innovation and preparing the sector for the future of work is at the center of World Tourism Day 2018. It is celebrated in Budapest, Hungary (27 September 2018).
World Tourism Day, celebrated every 27 September around the world, is a unique opportunity to raise awareness on tourism’s actual and potential contribution to sustainable development.
This year’s World Tourism Day (WTD) will help to put the opportunities provided to tourism along with technological advances including big data, artificial intelligence and digital platforms, on the map of sustainable development. The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) sees digital advances and innovation as part of the solution to the challenge of marrying continued growth with a more sustainable and responsible tourism sector.
“Harnessing innovation and digital advances provides tourism with opportunities to improve inclusiveness, local community empowerment and efficient resource management, amongst other objectives within the wider sustainable development agenda”, said UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili.
The WTD official celebration held in Budapest, Hungary, a country enjoying steady growth of tourism backed by consistent policy support and a commitment to the digital future. Other celebrations are taken place worldwide (Official Celebration of World Tourism Day 2018).