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Money Gone With Iranian World Cup Fans

Money Gone With Iranian World Cup Fans Money Gone With Iranian World Cup Fans

Iranian travelers to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup event are estimated to have taken between $11.4 million and $25.7 million out of the country over a month that would require the attraction of between 6,600 and 14,000 foreign tourists to offset the outflow. 
According to Hormatollah Rafiei, head of Travel Agents Guild Association, some 3,000 to 3,500 Iranians have traveled to Russia for the grand football festival, each staying for an average of 10 days.  "The cost of their trip, including flight, hotel and tickets for matches, is approximately calculated at 150 to 350 million rials ($3600 to $8,300)," he said, ILNA reported.

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