Iran Sees $30 Billion From Future Tourism

LONDON. The deal struck between Iran and six world powers over its nuclear program should see sanctions against the country beginning to ease by next year – and Iranians are hoping the lifting of travel restrictions could prompt an influx of international tourists. Travel agencies already are seeing an increase in demand.With its ancient architecture, […]

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Iran Ready to Offer Reciprocal Visa-Free Travel

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the country is ready to offer visa-free travel to citizens of the countries that are willing to engage in reciprocal visa waiver mechanisms with the Islamic Republic. Citizens of the countries which are ready to waive visa requirements for Iranian nationals will also receive visa waivers from the […]

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European Tourists of Iran Tripled

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TEHRAN, Aug. 13(MNA) – An Iranian official released the figures depicting growth in number of Europeans visiting Iran. Deputy Head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO) announced that the number of European tourists visiting Iran in last Iranian year (March 21, 2014- March 21, 2015) in comparison with the year before has […]

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Tourism to Bring More Foreign Currencies into Iran

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TEHRAN, Aug. 20 (MNA) – Governor of the Central Bank of Iran has said the development of tourism would result in the flow of foreign currencies as part of non-oil economy. Addressing a gathering with the theme of “Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism” in Tehran on Thursday, Valiollah Seif commented on the capacity of Iran’s […]

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Iran on The Way to Turn Tourism into Industry

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TEHRAN – Iran’s tourism is on the way to turn into an industry, the deputy director for development affairs of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicraft Organization (CHTHO) told a press conference on Sunday. “As an industry, tourism should be profitable to attract investors of private sector,” Saeid Shirkavand said. Shirkavand said that the CHTHO […]

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European Tourist Train to Enter Iran Through Turkey Border

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TEHRAN – Rail services between Tehran and Ankara will resume operating for the entrance of British long-distance Golden Eagle Luxury Train in early September. At the end of July, Iran suspended train services between Ankara and Tehran after two bomb blasts on the railway in eastern Turkey. The Cheshire-based Golden Eagle Luxury Trains, which has […]

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One of a Kind Salt Restaurant in Iran

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Salt Restaurant Shiraz in southern Iran was inspired by salt caves.Architects claim the mineral cleanses the building of cooking smells. Walls, bar, tables and chairs are all made from locally-sourced salt. If you like a sprinkle of salt or two on your food, then this is definitely the restaurant for you.AThe walls, bar, tables, and […]

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Iran’s tourism to grow by 6.6% in 2015

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The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) in a recent report has put the value of Iran’s tourism industry for 2014 at about $7.8 billion.The WTTC in its report titled “Travel & Tourism: ECONOMIC IMPACT 2015 IRAN” has added that it expects Iran’s tourism industry to grow by 6.6 percent in 2015. The report has […]

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Why your next vacation could be in Iran

Iran Travel News

Tehran (CNN). When you fly to Iran these days the planes are a little more full than before. Business travelers are making their way to Tehran scoping out opportunities, hoping that sanctions might be lifted soon.More tourists also appear to be on the planes coming from Frankfurt, Rome, Istanbul and the few other places that […]

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The Up & Coming Travel Destination

Iran Travel News

Hushed whispers about Iran’s friendly people, intriguing history and stunning historical sites are finally starting to penetrate through these once secluded borders. The closer you travel to Iran, the more you’ll hear about what an amazing travel destination it is. But what makes Iran so special? Why are so many people talking about the Persian […]

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Iran opens first herb museum

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Iran has inaugurated its first herb museum, also known has herbarium, containing more than 1,700 samples of various herbs.According to Iranian media, the herbarium was inaugurated at the Shahid Beheshti University in capital city, Tehran, on Wednesday.The opening ceremony was attended by top officials of the Shahid Beheshti University as well as deputy head of […]

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