Tourism

Iran Travel & Tourism 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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Foreign Tourists Visiting Iran’s Kashan

Kashan is a city in Isfahan Province, central Iran. With an approximate population of 300,000, the small city attracts thousands of Iranian and foreign tourists each year.
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Iran Has a High Capacity to Develop Halal Tourism

An Iranian official says the infrastructures of tourism in Iran are consonant with halal tourism, and thus the country should develop its marketing to see this industry flourish.
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Man of Nature: An Engineer Who Takes Care of Animals with His Family Members

A prominent Iranian engineer has established a park for animal care and protection.
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Iranian Descendants in Tanzanian Town

The inhabitants of “Kaole”, a small town in Tanzania, insist that they are descendants of Iranian Balochi soldiers who came to the region in 18th century.
Health Tourism

Iran Has High Potential in Health Tourism: Minister

Iran’s Health Ministry says the country is a well-known medical tourism destination in the Middle East, but its great potentials have yet to be exploited.
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Special Tour of Tehran for Blind People

A programme is underway in Iran’s capital in which people can share their experiences of visiting Tehran’s tourist attractions with the blind through voice messages.
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Deserts Should Be Protected as Much as Oilfields: MP

An Iranian Parliament Member says desert is also part of the country’s natural resources and needs as much protection as oil and gas resources.
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Iran Among 2017 Must-Visits

Iran has been recommended as a top travel destination for 2017 as the country takes steps to ease visa rules for foreign tourists.
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The Richest Russian Woman Visits Iran

Yelena Baturina has recently travelled to Iranian holy city of Mashhad and visited the shrine of Imam Reza.
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Iran’s Ancient Water System, Masterpiece of Creative Genius: UNESCO

Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System is an island city in Iran's Khuzestan Province with a complex irrigation system. It was registered on UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites in 2009.