Tourism

Iran tourism in Iranian media

Holidays

Renewed Call for Weekend to Be Redesigned, Easing Travel Chaos

A member of the Tourism Commission at the Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture has once again called for a revision of public holidays and for changes to be made to the Iranian weekend. Stressing the importance of the matter, Mohammad Reza Kha’ef has called on the commission to take up the case, once again, with the Majlis (Parliament).
Iranian Selfi

A month-long trip around Iran to take selfies

A young Iranian man makes a film of selfies he has taken at different historical sites and his video goes viral on the Internet.

Louvre Museum President Visits Iran’s Isfahan

Jean-Luc Martinez, the President of ​the ​Louvre Museum, ​took a trip to the central Iranian city of Isfahan​, where he and his delegation visited...

Serbian tourist in Shiraz (PHOTOS)

21-year-old Milana of Serbia began her journey around the world with only two euros, and with the message of friendship and kindness. Passing through...
Naqsh-e Jahan

Naqsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan

Naqsh-e Jahan Square, officially known as Imam Square, is a square situated in Iran’s central city of Isfahan. Constructed between 1598 and 1629, it is now an important historical attraction in Iran, and one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites.
International Handicrafts Exhibition-Tehran

Tehran mounts intl. handicrafts exhibit

The 24th edition of 24th International Handicrafts Exhibition has been mounted at Tehran’s International Permanent Fairground.
Isfahan

Isfahan designated UNESCO Creative City of crafts and folk art

The designation comes after Isfahan was named a World Crafts City in September by the World Crafts Council.

An American’s Adventure in the Streets of Tehran

Rob Jackson is 29 and from Manhattan. He travels in an unusual way – he is not in a rush to visit a whole country. Instead, he to picks a single important city and explores it from to top to bottom in three to four days. IFP translates an ISNA report on his experiences in Tehran.
Iran-Black tents

Red carpets rolled out of black tents

The head of the Iranian tourism agency says arrangements are being made for the settlement of thousands of foreign tourists in the so-called black tents in nomadic areas across the country.

Tehran Chamber of Commerce Helping Promote ‘Halal Tourism’

Iran’s declared goal is to use its potential for halal tourism to turn its nascent travel industry into a force that can help push the country out of the economic doldrums. It is here that the Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture wants to be of some use.

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