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.

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Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Garden of Stones in Sirjan

A stony protest against government policies by a local in southeastern Iran turns into a popular tourist attraction decades later.
Iran-Health Tourism Conference

Iran to host Islamic Countries’ Health Tourism Conference

A growing number of hospitals across Iran provide foreigners who visit Iran for medical purposes with excellent healthcare services.
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Iran in the eyes of an American traveler

Monica Byrne, the US novelist and playwright, gives a first-hand account of her experience in Iran.
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Iran World Heritage Attractions (No. 2)

Naghsh-e Jahan Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in central Iran, in photos.
Abr Jungle of Shahrood

Abr Jungle of Shahrood; a dream of walking on clouds

Cloud Forest, a spectacular natural site in Shahrood, could be a good holiday destination for those who need a change of scenery.
French Ambassador to Tehran Bruno Foucher

French envoy describes Iran as most secure regional country for foreign tourists

The French envoy to Tehran has disputed inclusion by Paris of Iran in the list of dangerous states for travelling, saying Iran is the most secure regional country for trips.
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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.
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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.
Iran-Naser Khosro Travelogues

Travelogues Can Boost Tourism

As a vehicle of expression, travelogues can give tourism a shot in the arm.

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.

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