Peace (صلح) in Old Persian means ‘Reconciliation’, it really is understood as a world-ideal however. In recent decades, the philosophy of peace has transformed right into a dream, deprived of realization by avarices from world superpowers. Among the best ways of realize this dream would be to focus on tourism, today thought to be a significant economic and social phenomenon. In fact, tourists would like friendly relationship by getting and planing a trip to know different cultures, traditions, customs and rituals of other countries.
The 9/11 terrorist attack and explosion at Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena in 2017 are indicative of a brittle global community. A global world that, regardless of the technological advancements, still must reinforce international relationships through revival of human community interactions. The most important methods to revive the human community interactions would be to develop tourism and intra-cultural integration.
Mounir Bouchenaki, the ex-director general of ICCROM in his speech at the Global Assembly of Cultures in 2004 underlined the impressive role of tourism in creating spaces for clarification of cultures and obviously declared that the consequence of such development is really a kind of intra-cultural dialogue, that will result in peace and pave the true method for stable developments.
Nowadays, cultural diplomacy is an efficient parameter in diplomatic relationships. Gifford D. Malone, famous author of diplomacy and foreign politics in america, identifies it because the architecture of a two-way highway as a way to introduce a genuine picture of a nation’s values in addition to to capture a genuine picture of other nations and their values.
Tourism being an effective component in international relationships and cultural diplomacy has become the important factors of fabricating peace in countries worldwide. Thus, in 1980, september 27 as global day of tourism the UN World Tourism Organization declared. Day was established on September 27 the statute of the global, 1970.
Then, in 1986, the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) was founded upon these views so that you can introduce the tourism industry because the first global peace industry.
Actually, tourism can result in the larger goal of peace by creating mutual understanding, introducing life-styles and cultures, and approximating humans. Days gone by history of tourism studies as a way for distributing peace goes back to 1975, once the Conference on Security and Cooperation happened in Helsinki, Finland.
september 21 because the Global Peace Day
The UN declared. This date was chosen at the 57th session of the UN General Assembly. Previously (in accordance with Statement 3667, November 30, 1970) the 3rd Tuesday of September, day of usual sessions of the overall Assembly the opening, day was chosen because the Global Peace.
Now, what’s the role of Iran in tourism being an important economic and social phenomenon?
In 2017, a lot more than 1.3 billion people traveled throughout the global world, the income which can reach $1.23 trillion. In line with the director general of tourism evaluation of Iran, given the security stability of Iran in the centre East, the share of the country March 21-August 22, 2018 is 3,140,003 tourists, year which experienced a substantial growth when compared to figure for exactly the same period last. Many of these tourists originated from neighboring countries.
Statistics indicate that a lot more than three million folks have arrived at Iran and such travels can cause cultural intimacy and friendly relationships. Now, by strategic planning in tourism department and facilitating the entry of foreign tourists, as well as the financial benefits, Iran can reinforce tourism as factor of peace and stability in the centre East.
Tourism are two wings for a standard goal and wish, thought to be the stability element in many developed countries through the entire global world.
* Seyed Amin Saneey is pr and international affairs manager of the Revival Fund for Cultural and Historic Sites.
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