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.


Italian Desert Explorer to Run in Support of Iran’s Lut Desert and Asiatic Cheetah

An Italian desert explorer is going to run the impassable tracks of Iran’s Loot Desert in an effort to voice support for the national project of “Lut and Cheetah”.

Iran, Armenia Abolish Mutual Visa Regime

Visa requirements for Iranian and Armenian citizens visiting the other country have been lifted, Iran’s embassy in Yerevan announced Saturday.

Iranian Travel Agencies Can Resume Sending Tourists to Turkey: Foreign Ministry

Shortly after the recent visit of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to Turkey, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi announced that a recent...

Bilqis Spring in Iran: Reminiscent of Prophet Solomon’s Palace

Bilqis spring, a recreational area in Charam County in Iran’s south-western province Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, with its mesmerizing beauty, evokes strong memories of the story of the Queen of Saba in Prophet Solomon’s palace.
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Carnival of Happiness in Iran’s Kish Island

Every summer, a huge festival is held in the Persian Gulf island of Kish in southern Iran to attract Iranian and foreign tourists. The...
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Iran and Armenia Lift Visa Regime

Iran and Armenia have lifted their mutual visa regime enabling their citizens to freely commute between the two countries.

Iran’s Tourism Income Amounts to $1m an Hour

Within the past four months, Iran’s tourism industry has earned nearly $1m per hour thanks to the massive influx of foreign tourists in the country after the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, an official said.

Tourists Visiting Shiraz in Spite of Summer Heat

Iranian and foreign tourists still choose Shiraz as the destination of their visits despite the high temperature in the southern Iranian city.
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Iranian Couple Running Mobile Café on Their Microbus

Farzad and Zekra are a creative couple who have turned their old blue Volkswagen microbus into a luxurious mobile café that gives its customers a sense of nostalgia.
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Kariz Underground City in Iran’s Kish Island

The aqueducts of Kish Island in the Persian Gulf date back to 2,500 years ago. It once provided the islanders' drinking water. Today, it is transformed into an amazing underground city, with an area of 10,000 square meters. The complex is now called Kariz-e Kish.