Camilla Smith is our eagle eyed, friendly, efficient and thoughtful powerhouse in the office, ready to answer all travel queries and to deal with the smooth running of our tours, as well as the extensive administration involved when travelling to Iran. She is a keen traveller and is fascinated by Iran and its culture.
Loretta joined the MCT team in early 2016.
Loretta is fluent in Arabic and Persian after graduating from the University of Cambridge with a degree in Arabic and Persian languages. She has lived and worked in Jordan, Iran and Dubai for several years.
Loretta spent 12 months travelling in Iran, learning the Persian language and studying Persian literature. She is very happy to share her wealth of knowledge and experience of being a foreigner in Iran to prospective tourists and help them plan unforgettable trips.
As a native Iranian who has lived much of my life in the UK, I feel passionately that there is much amiss with Iran’s image in the West. Some of this negative image was and is justified, but there has also been plenty of unnecessary media-fed misunderstanding on both sides.
I’ve always been surprised and gratified to see how much interest there is on each side about the other and made it my mission to open up my native country to travelers since I established Magic Carpet Travel in 1994.
I do hope you will let our experience assist you to have an unforgettable and very warm experience of visiting Iran.