Iran will create some 140,000 job opportunities in the field of tourism by the end of the next Iranian calendar year (March 2018), the head of the Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicraft Organization (CHTHO), Masoud Soltanifar, announced.
Kristina Paltén, a Swedish runner, says three things inspired her to pick Iran for running: its beautiful nature, the long distance, and her ambition to change the image of Iran and other Islamic countries.
As one of the most important islands on the Persian Gulf, Qeshm is a place where you can enjoy several natural and historical attractions as well as traditional customs.
Out of the loop for far too long, Iran has ceded its potential place in marine tourism to smaller Persian Gulf states who have seized the opportunity and made significant strides to gain a foothold in this niche sector.
The Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration has agreed to reduce tariffs for the import of hotel equipment to support the country’s hotel and tourism industry.
The Director of Qeshm Island Geopark announced that the park will be added to the list of global Geoparks when it is registered by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Yadollah Rahmani, an official from the Fars governorate general for the coordination of economic affairs and resource development, said that according to official Custom House statistics, the province has exported $40m of handicrafts and hand woven carpets in the past year 1394 (March 2015-16).
Qeshm Island is blessed with unique geological phenomenons, historical sites and local costumes- however the shortcomings decelerate its development.
Naqsh-e Jahan Square, officially known as Imam Square, is a square situated in Iran’s central city of Isfahan. Constructed between 1598 and 1629, it is now an important historical attraction in Iran, and one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites.
A miniature representation of many of Iran’s historical monuments opened on Sunday in Mashhad in the north-east of the country.