Iraq seeks to lure tourists

Officials say country is great holiday destination, despite ravages of war.

    Despite being home to one of the seven wonders of the world and a host of ruins and temples waiting to be explored, years of war and continuing violence in Iraq have meant only the most intrepid travellers are willing to venture there.

    But the country's tourism board thinks it has the potential to become a holiday spot again.

    Al Jazeera's Hamish Macdonald reports from London where Iraq's tourism board is touting for holiday makers.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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