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Iranians aspire to boost tourism

Tour operators hope new government will improve the industry stunted by the country's international reputation.

Last Modified: 02 Sep 2013 09:52
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Iran is not a top destination for most tourists, but tour operators are hoping the country's new president and government will give their industry, which has been underdeveloped for years, a higher priority.

In Iran, there are no shortage of world class tourist attractions, including a newly listed ancient palace.

Al Jazeera's Soraya Lennie reports from Tehran.


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