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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Iran’s tourism sector to receive major boost in post-sanctions era: Official

Iran's tourism sector is a flourishing market for investors and the country anticipates an influx of tourists after sanctions are removed, Soltanifar said.
Aali Mohammad Valley in Qeshm Island, Iran

Aali Mohammad Valley; Amazing Phenomenon in Qeshm Island

Aali Mohammad Valley, located in the western part of Qeshm island, spans along a north-south line. This amazing Natural phenomenon attracts many tourists every year.
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World Craft City, an opportunity to boost tourism

An Iranian official has said that Isfahan’s new title, the World Craft City, can help the country boost its tourism.
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French group to open two hotels in Iran

French group AccorHotels says it plans to open an Ibis hotel and a Novotel branch near Tehran's international airport – what could make it the first international hotel group to operate in Iran in light of the July nuclear breakthrough between Iran and the P5+1 and the prospects for the removal of anti-Iran sanctions.
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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.
Kerman Bazaar in southern Iran (12)

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.
Underground city of Nooshabad

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.