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Iran Tourism and Travel News

Tourism is one of the fields that can help Iran get rid of an oil-dependent economy, and boost its non-oil revenues by encouraging foreign tourists to visit its diverse historical and natural attractions. The “Tourism” section in IFP News tries to offer a true image of the country’s beauties and tourism industry, and the opportunities for foreign investment in the field.

Iran Pavilions Warmly Received at London Tourism Fair

A huge number of tourists and tour operators, in defiance of US anti-Iran propaganda, visited Iranian pavilions at an international tourism event recently held in London.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Helt Canyon

There is a river flowing between the rocky and towering mountains of Zagros in Iran’s western province of Lorestan which has artistically carved them downwards creating a wonderful canyon called Helt.
UNWTO Meeting to Be Held in Iran despite US Propaganda

UNWTO Meeting to Be Held in Iran despite US Propaganda

The 40th Plenary Session of the Affiliate Members of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will be held in the Iranian city of Hamadan next week despite efforts by the US to tarnish Iran’s image in the world.

Number of Foreign Tourists Visiting Iran’s Yazd on Arba’een Up by 30%

While Iran is witnessing a considerable decrease in the number of foreign tourists during the current Persian year, a new report says the number of foreign tourists who visited Yazd province during this year’s Arba’een ceremony has increased by 30 percent compared with the previous year.

Iran’s Kish Island Joins World Tourism Organisation

Kish Free Zone Organisation has officially joined the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), a United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism.

Kurds in Iran Celebrate Pomegranate Festival

A pomegranate festival was recently held in tourist resorts in Kurdish-majority provinces of western Iran along with other performances and programs.

Over 1m Azeri Tourists Visited Iran in Past 9 Months

The Azerbaijan Republic has had the highest number of visitors to Iran in a nine-month period this year, according to media reports.

Iranian Woman Abandons City to Breathe Life into Remote Village

Raheleh Ahmadi is an Iranian woman who has given up living in the city and departed for a remote village to turn it into an ecotourism destination, providing inspiration for the local women.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Dumuli Geopark of Ardabil

Dumuli, a village in north-western Iran, is home to an amazing geopark which annually attracts thousands of tourists to Ardabil province.

Kordolia: A Unique Ancient Underground City in Heart of Iran

The Kordolia underground city, located in the town of Tiran in Isfahan province, central Iran, is one of the world’s most unique subterranean cities.

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