About Me

Most known as

Marketing and International Relations Consultant in Tourism

 

Brief Introduction

Majid Erfanian with 11 years of experience in tourism has collaborated with various actors in the field including hotels, travel agencies, recreational complexes, investment group, educational institutes and tourism fairs. Among all, Majid is a member of Tourism Bank Think Tank and the Head of branding team for its establishment. As the executive director of Iran Tourism Fair (HT&T), he has participated in, traveled to and interacted with tens of international events in countries such as UK, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Belarus, United Arab Emirates, Singapore and Philippines. Further to his speeches, articles and photo exhibitions, his website www.majiderfanian.com is a mirror which reflects to thousands of his audiences, the hidden side of his trips through social documentary photos combined with creative texts which reveal secrets with an artistic approach under the skin of tourism.

 

Professional Experience

    Positions

 

HT&T (Iran Hotel, Travel & Tourism Int. Exhibition)

Tehran, Iran

Jan. 2012 – Present

  • Executive Director
  • International Communications Manager
Iran Cultural Heritage and Tourism Investment Co. (SEMEGA)

Tehran, Iran

Jun. 2009 – Jan. 2012

  • Manager of Public Relations & International Affairs
ICHTO (Iran Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization)

Tehran, Iran

 

May. 2008 – Jun. 2009

  • Public Relations Manager (Deputy of Cultural Heritage)
Tochal Complex (A Recreational Complex Including: Hotel, Ski Resort, Sport Complexes and Cable Car)

Tehran, Iran

 

Jun. 2005 – Mar. 2008

 

  • Marketing Manager
Pars Hotel (5-Star)

Kerman, Iran

Oct. 2003 – May. 2005

  • Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations Manager

    Consulting

 

Tourism Bank

Tehran, Iran

May. 2013 – Present

  • International Affairs Consultant
  • Contact Person with UNWTO
Marco polo Iran Touring Co.

Tehran, Iran

Apr. 2013 – Present

  • International Affairs Consultant
Iran Cultural Heritage and Tourism Investment Co. (SEMEGA)

Tehran, Iran

Sep. 2012 – Present

  • International Affairs Consultant
  • Contact Person with UNWTO

 

Galactic Travels (Tour and Travel Agency)

Tehran, Iran

Oct. 2012 – Mar. 2014

  • Senior Advisor & Member of the Board of Directors
Hamveta Aria International Trade Co.(Professional Marketing & Advertising Agency)

Tehran, Iran

 

May. 2012 – Feb. 2013

 

  • Senior Consultant and Member of the Board of Directors

 

Pars Hotels Group (Domestic Hotel Chain)

Tehran, Iran

Dec. 2007 – May. 2008

  • Marketing Consultant

 

 

 

    Projects & Team works

  • IKI Airport Hotel (Axis & Axis Prime)

Head of the think tank Group

 

2011

  • Iranian Tourism Club

Head of the think tank Group

 

2010 – 2011

  • Tourism Bank

Head of the branding team for its establishment

 

۲۰۱۰ – ۲۰۱۱

  • Baya Decoration (Interior Design Co.)

Marketing Consultant

 

2009

 

  • Saderat Bank

Manager of market segmentation project

Member of Marketing Advisor Group

 

۲۰۰۸

 

  • YALDA Tourism Festival

Executive Director of 1st, 2nd, 4th and 6th times

2008 – 2006

2004 – 2003

 

  • ۱۶th KERMAN SHENASI Seminar

Executive Director

2003

 

    Journalism

  • “New Holidays” Tourism Weekly Newspaper

Member of Research Center

2012 – Present

  • Hamshahri Daily Newspaper
    • Kerman Province Exclusive Journalist
    • Art Department Journalist

1998 – 1999

    Other

Tourism Leaders (Educational Institute)

Tehran, Iran

Mar. 2011 – Jan. 2013

  • Deputy Director and Member of the Board

Brand in Tourism Seminar & Festival

Member of Steering Committee, 2nd Seminar

 

Tehran, Iran

2011

Public Relations International symposium

Member of Steering Committee, 7th symposia

Tehran, Iran

2011

Publications
  • Conference Presentation
    • Erfanian M., “IMBC Campaign of Tourism Bank establishment
۱st Integrated Marketing and Brand Communications, Tehran

Tehran

2011

  • Book
    • Erfanian M., “Attractive Cemeteries”
A research about world famous cemeteries which are tourist attractions.

Being authored

  • Article
    • Erfanian M., “Top 25 World Tourist Attractions”
Jahangardan Magazine, Vol. 50, pp. 52-103. 

Tehran, Iran

Apr. 2014

  • Erfanian M., “Sheykh Safi Cemetery”

Ariana Gardeshgar Magazine, Vol. 31, pp. 20-25.

 

Tehran, Iran

Dec. 2010

  • Erfanian M., “Athens, the City of Cafes”

Ariana Gardeshgar Magazine, Vol. 30, pp. 58-63.

 

Tehran, Iran

Oct.  ۲۰۱۰

  • Erfanian M., “…till Barcelona”

Ariana Gardeshgar Magazine, Vol. 29, pp. 40-45.

 

Tehran, Iran

Sep.  ۲۰۱۰

  • Moshiri Nejad M. E., “Global Capital, Pasargad”

Ariana Gardeshgar Magazine, Vol. 28, pp. 18-23.

 

Tehran, Iran

Jul. 2010

  • Moshiri Nejad M. E., “The Second Historical Plaza in the World”

Ariana Gardeshgar Magazine, Vol. 26, pp. 25-29.

 

Tehran, Iran

Feb 2010

  • Moshiri Nejad M. E., “Naghsh e Jahan, Isfahan”

Safir Magazine, Vol. 3, pp. 188-195.

 

Tehran, Iran

Dec 2009

  • Moshiri Nejad M. E., “Ghavam Abad Caravansary” and “Band e Amir”

Irana Magazine, Vol. 26, pp. 138-139.

 

Tehran, Iran

Aug 2009

  • Moshiri Nejad M. E., “Khajeh Historical Mountain”

Ariana Gardeshgar Magazine, Vol. 24, pp. 48-50.

 

Tehran, Iran

Oct & Nov 2009

  • Moshiri Nejad M. E., “Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System”

Ariana Gardeshgar Magazine, Vol. 23, pp. 25-27.

 

Tehran, Iran

Jul & Aug 2009

  • Moshiri Nejad M. E., “Kerman Khajeh Atabak Cemetery”

Irana Magazine, Vol. 23, pp. 23.

 

Tehran, Iran

Feb & Mar 2009

  • Moshiri Nejad M. E., “Qeshm, the First Geo-park in the Middle East”

Ariana Gardeshgar Magazine, Vol. 21, pp. 34-38.

 

Tehran, Iran

Mar 2009

Creative Experiences
      Art
  • Professional Photography
    • “…till Barcelona” Individual Photo Exhibition
A photo exhibition of 6 west Europe countries

Jahan nama Gallery, Niavaran Palace, Tehran,

Sep. – Oct.

 ۲۰۱۰

  • Professional Photography of Pars Hotels Group

Including all its 6 branches all over the country

Tabriz, Mashhad, Kerman, Ahvaz, Abadan, Kish

Aug. – Sep.  ۲۰۰۹

  • Professional Photography of Laleh Hotels Group

Including all its 4 branches all over the country

Tehran, Sar’ein, Yazd, Kish

Apr. – May.  ۲۰۰۵

  • “Saba” Group Photo Exhibition

A photo exhibition of Saba College Students

Bahonar University

Kerman, Iran

Jun. 1998

  • Film Making
    • “Rooz haye Arghavani” TV Series
Writer, Director

IRIB Organization

Kerman

Apr. – May.

 ۱۹۹۹

  • “Ghabri baraye shostan” short film

Writer, Director

Ershad Office

Kerman

May. 2000

 

  • Acting
    • “Shabcheragh” TV Series
TV Presenter, Writer

IRIB Organization

Kerman

Sep. – Mar.

 ۱۹۹۹- ۲۰۰۰

  • “Golkhand” TV Series

TV Reporter

IRIB Organization

Kerman

Aug. – Feb.

 ۱۹۹۸- ۱۹۹۹

 

 

  • Script Writing

 

  • “Yek Café Neshini-e Khaass”

Short Film Scenario

2013

  • “Payani Baraye Hameh Chiz”

Theater Plays

 

1999

 

 

Language Skills

English: Confident

Persian: Mother tongue

 

Computer Skills

MS Office: Proficient

Internet: Proficient

Photoshop: Proficient

 

Hobbies

Photography

Back Packing

Field Researching

Cinema

Music