TEHRAN, Sept.3 (Mehr News Agency) -- The Touring and Tourism Department of Khorasan Province has announced the winners of the 2nd Mashhad International Tourism and Related Industries Exhibition held August 23-29.

The exhibition featured five festivals on Iranian traditional food, regional music, handicrafts, ceremonial arts, and tourism.


The exhibition was warmly welcomed by tourists and local people, with 100,000  visitors on the last day alone.


The Touring and Tourism Department of Khorasan Province announced on Saturday that the pavilion of the Torqabeh Grand Hotel was selected as the best hotel in the hotels section and  Khaneh Sabz was  the winner in the section for apartment hotels.


Ati Travel and Tourism Agency was lauded by the organizers of the exhibition for its various services to customers.


Afghan Harry, a travel and tourism agency based in Afghanistan, won the exhibition's plaque of honor among the agencies from Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Kyrgyzstan, and the United Arab Emirates.


The Traditional Food Festival chose Sambusa and falafel from Khuzestan Province as the best food and the pavilion of Khorasan Province was the winner in the Handicraft Festival.


A performance group from Kurdistan Province grabbed the top prize of the Ceremonial Arts Festival while Fars Province was the champion in the Regional Music Festival.






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