A new occasion in Iran’s tourism market: young tourists have arrived
Tourism is among the most important sectors of the Iranian economy, experiencing rapid growth after the lifting of international sanctions as part of the 2015 nuclear deal.
With the growth of the tourism industry in Iran, a new general hostel has flourished for younger travelers throughout the country.
The country’s tourism prospect for 2025 is to increase its share of international tourists from 0.9 percent in 2004 to 1.5 percent in 2025, equivalent to 20 million tourists and 30 billion dollars in annual income.
More than 6 million foreign tourists visited the country last year (2016) and earned $ 8 billion in revenue from the site.
According to the report, the average age of tourists who visited Iran was about 60 years old.But according to official statements of Iranian authorities, the average age of foreign tourists has decreased to 45-50 years in recent years.This means visitors from Iran are getting younger.In fact, Iran, in the three successive reports of the World Economic Forum, was the cheapest destination in the world, it has become a destination for Backpackers tourists, who prefer to travel at a low cost and not to use luxurious hotels and services.