Tourism

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.

6m Foreign Tourists Visit Iran in 9 Months: VP

At least six million foreign tourists have visited Iran in the first nine months of the current Persian year, said Ali-Asghar Mounesan, the head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO), predicting that the figure would increase to 7 million by the year-end.

Iran, Turkey Clinch Deal to Boost Tourism Ties

Iran and Turkey have signed an agreement to ameliorate mutual relations in the field of tourism as the two sides agree that Tehran-Ankara tourism ties are unstable and imbalanced.

12th International Tourism Exhibition Kicks Off in Tehran

The Iranian capital Tehran is hosting the 12th edition of the International Exhibition of Tourism and Related Industries with hundreds of domestic and foreign companies taking part.

Splendid Beauty of Martian Mountains in SE Iran

The port city of Chabahar in south-eastern Iran is home to mountains which are called Martian by locals thanks to their strange looks.

Iran Using Adult Colouring Books to Attract Foreign Tourists

The tourism officials of the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad have adopted a new initiative to attract more foreign tourists.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Chahkouh Canyon

Qeshm Island in southern Iran has dazzling tourist attractions that can blow visitors away.
Iran’s Saholan Cave

Iran’s Saholan Cave; A Mecca for Nature Lovers

The Saholan Cave, Iran’s second water cave, has the potential to take in thousands of tourists and nature lovers each year.

Iranian-Built 1930 Mercedes Benz Looks Perfectly Original

A man from Isfahan in central Iran has built from the ground up a handmade copy of a rare vintage car, a luxurious 1930 Mercedes-Benz.

Iranians’ Hospitality Attracts French Artist Couple

A French artist, who has traveled to Iran along his wife to hold a photo exhibition says they were fascinated by Iranian culture and hospitality.

Number of Tourists Visiting Iran Increases by 56%

The number of tourists traveling to Iran in the first 10 months of the current Iranian year (started March 21) has been increased by 56% year on year, a Cultural Heritage, Handcraft and Tourism Organisation official announced, as a plunge in the national currency’s value has made visiting Iran extremely cheap.

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