With more than 55% of hotels in Iran, Mashhad is the hub of tourism in Iran. In the geography of tourism, religious places known as the most powerful hub to attract travelers around the world, every year 20 to 30 million of pilgrims from Iran and more than 2 million pilgrims and tourists from around the world come to Mashhad.
Mashhad International exhibition center is the second most active exhibition center after Tehran. This due to proximity to Central Asian countries hosts dozens of international exhibitions each year.
What is more, corporations such as Smart-innovators in Mashhad are pioneers in electrical and computer technology.