Meager share of medical tourism in overall tourism profits
An expert says given the country’s medical potential Iranian officials should do more to secure the inflow of cash via medical tourists.
Persian leopard with implanted gold crowns
In an operation, unprecedented in the country, Iranian doctors put gold crowns over the damaged teeth of a leopard.
Enamel; Ancient Handicraft Invented by Iranians
A handicraft as old as 5 millenniums, enamel has still remained popular and magnificent. Being called Meenakari in Iran, the art's hub in the country is Isfahan.
Iran Architect Builds Rotating Home in Tehran
An award-winning Iranian architect has designed and built a seven-story building with three revolving bedrooms in the capital, Tehran.
VP: Iran’s Tourism Industry Flourishing
An Iranian official expresses pleasure that more foreign tourists have been showing interest in traveling to Iran in recent months.
Will this fleet-footed predator be pulled back from the brink of extinction?
More efforts are needed to save Iranian cheetah from the imminent danger of extinction.
Travelogues Can Boost Tourism
As a vehicle of expression, travelogues can give tourism a shot in the arm.
Pigeon Houses, Iranian Architectural Elegance
Pigeon houses represent a perfect example of humans and nature working together for mutual benefits.
No expense is spared to pitch Iranian carpets internationally
The government has its sights on the extensive promotion of Iranian carpets across the world to help the industry reclaim its past glory.
Pre-World War II ammunition unearthed in Tehran
Up to 180 artillery and mortar rounds dating back to pre-WWII era have been found in a neighborhood in the Iranian capital.
60 Years of Pilgrimage Visits to Saint Thaddeus Monastery, Iran
Up to 7,000 Christians get together for the 60th anniversary of regular yearly visits to Saint Thaddeus Monastery or Ghara Kelisa in northwestern Iran.
Rare Corsac Fox Caught on Camera
A 58th issue of Sarzamin-e Man (My Land) Monthly, out in August 2014, features a rare photo of Corsac Fox in Iran.
Houshang Seyhoun Looks at Evolution of Architecture in Iran
Houshang Seyhoun, a world-class expert, expounds on Iranian and Islamic architecture as well as on the composition of Tehran.
Iran among Three Global Handicrafts Hubs
Head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) said the country, as one of the three global handicrafts hubs, holds world’s first rank in many handicrafts such as carpet-weaving, woodcarving, and wood inlaying.
Burnt City, Iran’s 17th Entry on World Heritage List
Shahr-e Sukhteh- the Iranian Burnt City- finally makes it to the World Heritage List of UNESCO.
Takht-e Soleymān; Manifestation of Persian Civilization
Iranian ancient citadel Takht-e Soleyman (Throne of Solomon), known to be a Zoroastrian fire temple, manifests Persian glorious civilization.
Campaign to Save Freedom Tower Launched
Cultural heritage advocates launch a campaign to save Tehran’s Freedom Tower.
A tour of the largest private arts museum in Iran
Saba Museum owned by Pasargad Bank is home to precious works of arts.
Handicraft, resistance economy and employment
Handicrafts are independent products which are inspired by an artisan’s thought, creativity, and performance. It can be considered as one of axes of resistance economy by providing sustainable employment opportunity.
Khuzestan Province, Land of Oil and More
A closer look at Iran’s Khuzestan Province, widely known for its oil reserves, reveals oil is not the only resource of the province.
Persian Gulf archeological excavations in progress
Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Department in Hormuzgan province is conducting vital archeological excavations in the coastal regions of the Persian Gulf and its hinterlands, said the director general of the department.
ICHHTO introduces Tabriz and Yazd as Iranian creative cities to OIC
Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) has introduced Tabriz in northwest Iran and Yazd in central Iran as iranian creative cities to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), said a senior official of ICHHTO.
World Travel Website Awards Hafez Historical Structure
The world’s largest travel website TRIPADVISOR has hailed the historical mausoleum of ancient Persian poet Hafez in Shiraz.
Preserving Shiraz Historical Core Necessary: UN official
The UN Human Settlements Program (UNHSP) representative to Iran referring to unique historical texture of Shiraz said here Wednesday that preserving that historical heritage is necessary for boosting the cityˈs tourism industry.
Tehran mounts intl. handicrafts exhibit
The 24th edition of 24th International Handicrafts Exhibition has been mounted at Tehran’s International Permanent Fairground.