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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).
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InterCity Group to build hotels in Iran

The head of the Cultural Heritage Organization discussed the prospects of building hotels in Iran with InterCity Hotels Group, a German chain hotel giant.

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.

Our Blindness towards Iran

In a travel piece written for Paris news magazine L’Obs, Jean-Claude Guillebaud shares his reflections on his recent visits to Iran, where he was...

Iran Eyes Attracting 2.5 Million Chinese Tourists Annually

Iran has devised plans for a sixteen-fold rise in the number of tourists coming from China, Head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) Masoud Soltanifar said.

Iran Commemorates World Day for Cultural Diversity

In a ceremony held in Tehran’s historical Niavaran Palace on Wednesday, Iran celebrated the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, which is annually marked on May 21.

UK Operator Launching Escorted Ski Trips to Iran

Mountain Heaven, a tour operator which specializes in Alpine chalet holidays in France and Switzerland, is branching out to launch escorted ski trips to Iran next winter.

Turkey to Build at Least 10 Hotels in Iran

Turkish investors will be allowed to build at least 10 hotels in Iran, a Turkish tourism ministry official said on Friday, as the two countries look to increase bilateral trade after international sanctions on Iran were lifted in January.

Britain Exploring Joint Investments with Iran

A British organization called the Middle East Association came to Tehran Chamber of Commerce Industries Mines & Agriculture (TCCIMA) to explore joint fields of...

Ultra-Marathon in Iranian Deserts Approaching Finish Line

The runners participating in the Iranian Silk Road Ultra-Marathon, who have already passed the longest and most difficult stage (known as the Long March) in the hottest spot on Earth, will finally cross the finish line on Sunday, May 7.

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