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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Spanish delegation visits Isfahan (PHOTOS)

Three Spanish ministers, heading a big delegation, visited the tourist attractions of the historical city of Isfahan.
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Regulations governing tourism facilities approved

In the new directive tourism facilities are defined and regulations governing the establishment, operations, rating and supervision of these facilities are specified, Soltanifar said.
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Where does tourism stand in Iran’s Sixth Development Plan?

An Iranian official has said Iran needs to tap into the potential of international companies and use joint ventures in the post-sanctions era if it really seeks to revive its tourism sector.
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Kerman Bazaar; Historical Market in Southern Iran

Different sections of the ancient bazaar were constructed during the reign of different rulers of the city.
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Iran’s presence at Expo Milano 2015 under scrutiny of Iranian media

Iran’s presence at Expo Milano 2015 has come under criticism by a media outlet which says the exclusive elements of the Iranian culture were all absent in the exposition.
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Iran in Photos: Underground City of Nooshabad

Nooshabad, known as Ouyi to locals, is an underground city with many passages and chambers in Isfahan Province in central Iran. It is one of the world's most remarkable underground cities and dates back to the pre-Islamic era.
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Chal-Nakhjir Cave in Photos

Natural ventilation of the cave keeps it cool in the summer and warm in the winter.
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Fathabad Garden in Southern Iran (PHOTOS)

After Government of Prudence and Hope took office, Fathabad garden- a historical place dating back to Qajar era- has been restored.
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Tabriz University professor wins UN religious tourism tender

The winner proposal dubbed 'The Role of Islamic Culture and Monuments in Asian Tourism Markets' is to be implemented by UNWTO.
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Iranian Rock Village Registered as UNESCO World Heritage Site

Photos of Meymand Village, an Iranian ancient site which is believed to be among primary human residences.