The Islamic Republic of Iran played host to the 17th International Convention of the World Federation of Tourist Guide Association (WFTGA) from January 28 to February 1, with 320 tourist guides visiting the beauties of the country.
Head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) Masoud Soltanifar said more than five million foreign tourists visited the Islamic Republic in 2015.
Stephanie Lester, the Director of Operations at the American Iranian Council (AIC), recently travelled to Iran alone for 10 days with the goal of proving that the country is safe, beautiful, and welcoming to Americans.
Yelena Baturina has recently travelled to Iranian holy city of Mashhad and visited the shrine of Imam Reza.
Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Parliamentary and Expatriates Affairs Hassan Qashqavi said on Wednesday May 4 that Iran enjoys the proper capacities for luring foreign tourists to visit the country.
In Iran, there are several natural attractions with exotic views that you should visit before you leave this world.
Cloud Forest, a spectacular natural site in Shahrood, could be a good holiday destination for those who need a change of scenery.
Kristina Paltén, a Swedish runner, says three things inspired her to pick Iran for running: its beautiful nature, the long distance, and her ambition to change the image of Iran and other Islamic countries.
Yadollah Rahmani, an official from the Fars governorate general for the coordination of economic affairs and resource development, said that according to official Custom House statistics, the province has exported $40m of handicrafts and hand woven carpets in the past year 1394 (March 2015-16).
Within the past four months, Iran’s tourism industry has earned nearly $1m per hour thanks to the massive influx of foreign tourists in the country after the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, an official said.