Head of Physical Education Department of Arvand Free Zone said that two foreign investors are to invest in Abadan and Khorramshahr to improve water tourism sector.
One of potential capacities of Iranian tourism is sea and beach which is capable for investment and is also attractive.
Water tourism is defined as all recreational activities which are done by tourists in the sea.
In most countries of the world sea tours, water transportation, water sports and hobbies, scuba diving and beach-related activities are the priorities of tourism programs.
On predicted amount of investment in developing water sports in Arvand Free Zone, Seyyed Ali Tabatabaie said that it is around 14b rials.
The Arvand Free Zone is a 155 square kilometer industrial and security zone that surrounds Khorramshahr, Abadan, and Minoo Island along the Shatt al-Arab waterway (known as Arvand Rud in Iran) in Khuzestan Province, Iran.