TEHRAN (IFILM) -- The Iranian province of Kerman is to host the celebrations of World Tourism Day on September 27.
According to the Head of Kerman Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Department, the province is among the top five Iranian provinces selected to host the one-week celebrations of World Tourism Day.
Kermanshah, Fars, Kurdistan, and Kerman are the provinces to hold special ceremonies slated for September 27-October 4, commemorating this international day.
“Tourism for inclusive growth” is the theme for World Tourism Day 2021, and the programs of the one-day ceremonies in Kerman are to be organized according to this theme.
Several programs have been planned to be hold on this occasion, including a conference on world tourism, holding several festivals, educational workshops and rituals, familiarization trips (fam trips), and visiting tourist attractions of the province.
UNESCO-registered Lut Desert, Bam Citadel, Meymand village, Shazdeh Garden, and mud brick Rayen Castle are the top destinations for foreign travelers in the ancient city of Kerman.
Since 1980, the World Tourism Day has annually been held on September 27 as a way to nurture the awareness of the importance of tourism and to demonstrate its cultural, social, economic, and political values across the world.
The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) leads the celebrations of World Tourism Day.
The international official celebration will be held in Cote d’Ivoire in Africa.