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Video: The growing pains of Iran's tourist industry

Latest update : 1970-01-01

By Bryan QUINN , Mahmoud HAMEDI , Mariam PIRZADEH

With international sanctions lifted, Iran has become a top tourist destination in the region, attracting more than five million foreign visitors in 2015. But faced with an increasing number of tourists, the Islamic Republic is facing a shortage of hotel accommodation. Our correspondents report on the growing pains of the country's tourist industry.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Laura Burloux.