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Tehran ranks 2nd tourism market place in Mideast, Africa: WTTC 24 Nov 2018

Tehran ranks 2nd tourism market place in Mideast, Africa: WTTC

Tehran is ranked second after Dubai in terms of tourism market size and share of the country’s GDP from the span of 2007-2017, according to the latest World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) report published in October. Based on the report, the travel & tourism contribution to GDP in the Iranian capital has become more […]

Iranian companies take part in 2018 Tourism Expo Japan 22 Sep 2018

Iranian companies take part in 2018 Tourism Expo Japan

 Some Iranian companies have taken part in the 2018 Tourism Expo, introducing Iran’s tourism attractions. Tourism and Automobile Club of Iran along with three other tourism companies have established an exclusive pavilion for Iran in the event to promote Iran’s tourism attractions. The pavilion was inaugurated with the Iranian ambassador to Japan Morteza Rahmani-Movahed in […]

Iran’s 3-month tourist arrivals up 30.6% y/y 29 Jul 2018

Iran’s 3-month tourist arrivals up 30.6% y/y

TEHRAN – Tourist arrivals in Iran surged 30.66 percent in the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year (started in March 21) from a year earlier, led by visitors mainly from four neighboring countries, a tourism official has said. “Travelers from Azerbaijan, Iraq, Afghanistan and Turkey constituted topmost arrivals in the first three […]

Budget Arrangement for Badab-e Surt Springs Restoration 22 Jul 2018

Budget Arrangement for Badab-e Surt Springs Restoration

Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization has allotted a budget of 20 billion rials ($0.4 million) to restore the infrastructure around Surt springs, locally known as Badab-e Surt, located in Mazandaran Province. According to Seifollah Farzaneh, head of the provincial ICHHTO office, the funds will be spent to build access roads, water transfer pipes […]

Tourist village inaugurated in central Iran 10 May 2018

Tourist village inaugurated in central Iran

TEHRAN –The first phase of a tourist village project in Khansar county, central Isfahan province, came on stream on Tuesday.  The inauguration ceremony was attended by the director of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization, Ali-Asghar Mounesan, the governor of Khansar, Seyyed Hassan Shaf’ati, and the provincial tourism chief, Fereydoun Allahyari, amongst other travel […]

Iran, Oman call for increasing joint tourism coop. capacity 25 Feb 2018

Iran, Oman call for increasing joint tourism coop. capacity

The visiting Omani Minister of Tourism Ahmed bin Nasser al-Mahrizi met with the Chief of Iran Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization (CHTHO) Ali-Asghar Moonesan in Sa’adabad Historical and Cultural Complex on Saturday Feb. 24. The two sides exchanged their views on the issues of tourism and cultural heritage and emphasized to broaden and enhance […]

Smart system aimed to integrate Iran’s tourism records 01 Feb 2018

Smart system aimed to integrate Iran’s tourism records

TEHRAN – Iran’s tourism body has recently unveiled a smart management network that makes it easy for integrating and monitoring all nationwide data on travel and hospitality sectors. Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization Deputy Director Mohammad Moheb-Khodaei said on Monday that the centralized network, which is in the reach of everyone, provides useful information […]

Tabriz’s El-Golu: A Large Park with A Qajar Palace 17 Jan 2018

Tabriz’s El-Golu: A Large Park with A Qajar Palace

TEHRAN  – El-Golu, also known as Shah Golu, a great large park with an artificial lake and sidewalks in all four corners, is one of the most attractive sites in Tabriz, East Azerbaijan, Iran. Built in Karakoyunlu period in 1485, the small palace in the heart of the lake was used as a royal summer […]

Isfahan attracts half million foreign tourists in 9 months 11 Jan 2018

Isfahan attracts half million foreign tourists in 9 months

TEHRAN – Some half a million foreign travelers visited Isfahan province, central Iran, over the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2017). Nationals of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and China respectively constitute the highest number of inbound passengers, said Fereydoun Allahyari who presides over province’s office of the Cultural […]

No link between departure tax and inland tourism: expert 17 Dec 2017

No link between departure tax and inland tourism: expert

TEHRAN – A tourism expert says a sharp rise in the departure tax does not necessarily lead to an increase of domestic travels due to the psychology of tourism that has not been taken in account. A proposal by the administration to triple the departure tax for the upcoming fiscal year, starting March 21, 2018, […]