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Iran Hosts 320 Tour Guides in Annual WFTGA Convention

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.
Masoud Soltanifar

Over 5mln Foreign Tourists Visited Iran in 2015, Official Says

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.

Many Myths Americans Believe about Iran Are False: AIC Director

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.
Russian Woman

The Richest Russian Woman Visits Iran

Yelena Baturina has recently travelled to Iranian holy city of Mashhad and visited the shrine of Imam Reza.

Iran Has Capacity to Lure Foreign Tourists: Qashqavi

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.

Places in Iran You Should Visit before You Die

In Iran, there are several natural attractions with exotic views that you should visit before you leave this world.
Abr Jungle of Shahrood

Abr Jungle of Shahrood; a dream of walking on clouds

Cloud Forest, a spectacular natural site in Shahrood, could be a good holiday destination for those who need a change of scenery.
Kristina Paltén - Iran

Sweden’s Ultra-Runner Makes Movie about Her Running in Iran

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.

Fars Province Sold $40m Handicrafts Last Year

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).

Iran’s Tourism Income Amounts to $1m an Hour

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.

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