More than 2,000,000 Iranian pilgrims have already crossed the border into Iraq since September 30, 2019 to attend ceremonies marking Arba’een, the anniversary of the fortieth day after the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS).
A group of Instagram influencers with some 16 million followers in total are visiting Iran on a Famtrip (familiarization trip) organized by Iranian globetrotter Hoda Rostami, a social media influencer trying her best to offer the fascinating image of Iran to the world and encourage foreign tourists to discover Iran.
A senior Iranian tourism official says a visa waiver program between Tehran and Moscow for group visitors is going through final stages and will be announced in the coming days.
The UN’s World Tourism Organisation has approved and published a book on several narratives on Iran tourism which include four stories of the industry influencers.
The northern Iranian province of Mazandaran has been picked as the tourism capital of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) members states in 2022.
Despite the US pressures and sanctions, Iran ranks second in the world when it comes to growth in the tourism sector, the latest data shows.
Iran’s minister of cultural heritage, tourism and handicrafts says Iran is seeking to further expand its tourism relations with Tajikistan as tourism ties among regional countries bring them closer together.
Iran and Austria recently signed a protocol on tourism cooperation to further boost the industry in both countries.
Iran’s minister of culture, tourism and handicrafts says the country has earned nearly $12 billion through its tourism industry over the past year, but it still needs to further ameliorate this sector.
Thirty paratroopers, commandos and Special Forces recently jumped from Tehran’s iconic Milad Tower to demonstrate their military skills.