Mohammad Shirkavand

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Mohammad Shirkavand

Researcher, Iran

Graduated from Tehran University with a Doctor of Business Administration degree, Mohammad works in business management and international relations in the tourism industry, focusing on tangible and intangible cultural heritage and experiential travels connected to slow tourism. Having the honour of being elected President of the Commission by the Iran-Italy Chamber of Commerce’s Tourism Commission opened the doors to international collaborations allowing him to concentrate further on intangible cultural heritage and to write articles about Iran intangible cultural heritage for ICHCAP of UNESCO. Considering intangible cultural heritage with a big focus on culinary tourism and creativity in the industry helped him become a founding board member of the Creative Development Tourism Club of UNESCO in Iran, leading him to be nominated Ambassador of World Food Travel Association to Iran.

He is the founder and CEO of Go Persis DMC, a company embracing experiential and creative travels while contributing with worldwide institutions, associations and organizations to introduce intangible and tangible cultural heritage of his beloved country, Iran.