IranMehr (Persian) talks about tourism industry problems in Iran. He writes despite country’s attractiveness such as historical monuments, ancient villages, ecosystems…He talks also about government’s politics to attract 20 million tourists to Iran whose share of global tourism revenue has been less that 1 percent. According to him:
“How Iranian government’s planning would be able to develop within “demand & offer” framework in tourism to expand this industry?…Private section share, lack of residential space, non defined of tourism economy’s concept, air transport problems, domestic tourism development, breaking government’s monopoly on tourism…are among issues to be solved if not there will be no fundamental tourism development in country. Beyond Iran’s place in worldwide tourism responsible should clarify where country’s place in Middle East is tourism?”
Deyareaftab (Persian), another blogger has left a comment concerning tourism for IranMehr he asks :
“Which tourism? Tourists don’t dare to come to Iran!”
Tajzade (Persian), reformist politician & blogger, talks about nuclear crisis and its outcome. He says what Iranian youth needs is peace social & cultural development. Our nation needs to be respected. Of course respecting is a mutual act and without respecting others u are not going to be respected. Blogger writes:
“Absolutists (he means present government) before coming to power promised to make Iran an Islamic Japan…but by following their politics Iran won’t become even an Islamic North Korea but an Islamic Vietnam! Imagining US attacked us and we won the war at the end. What will be price for Iran? What will be happened to 30 years of Islamic Republic achievements?”
For him China is a good example a big country which earned her respect in a competing free market.
Sibestan (Persian) says some bloggers got disappointed and stop blogging because they were waiting blogs make a revolution. Blogger says blogs don’t have their social dimension that we expected but they have an elite dimesion. They have become a concept making factory. By elites he means intellectuals or some who are doing intellectual work, journalists writers and university lecturers.
Deltang (Persian) considers this year will be a difficult year for bloggers because government wants to put blogs in a legal framework! He says government considers blogs seriously and it shows that blogs are extending their influence in society.
How do they expect the tourists to go to Iran when they keep arresting westerners?
It is just announced on BBC that 2 Swedish guys detained by the security forces in the Persian gulf and it is just sad. This regime has gone nuts and it is shameful!