Arak – in cooperation with Iran Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (IFTGA)
Markazi Tourist Guide Association (MTGA)
On November 24th and 25th, Markazi province hosted a summit with the attendance of provincial tourist guide associations’ presidents, vice-presidents, tourism experts and officials including Morteza Rahmani Movahed, the tourism deputy of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO), in all its glory for 2 days.
The prologue was a speech by Arash Nooraghayee, World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (WFTGA) 2017 Convention chairperson and Iran Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (IFTGA) president. He emphasized hosting the Convention as a momentous international event that strongly demands the unity and exuberance of all tourism activist groups. Furthermore, he added that it would open up an ideal opportunity for establishing relations between Iranian and foreign tourist guides. The summit was continued by providing the attendees with a progress report, which was made by Mohsen Hajisaeid, WFTGA 2017 Convention secretary and IFTGA vice-president. He also referred to attending 2017 Convention as an occasion for exchanging information amongst tourist guides worldwide simultaneous with visiting seven of the former capitals in Iran. Moreover, having mentioned that tourist guides are the cultural ambassadors of each country, he stated that the forthcoming event would be a new chance for all the colleagues to share their own country’s treasures. Finally, it was the time for the provincial delegates to ask their questions on the Convention.