CHTHO

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  • CHTHO Deputy Director Mohammad Moheb-Khodai 2017-10-11 20:43

    Iran set to tap into Halal tourism

    TEHRAN – An Iranian tourism official says special attention should be paid to Halal tourism as an emerging economic powerhouse to materialize the goal of attracting 20 million tourists annually by 2025.

  • CTHTO Director Ali-Asghar Mounesan speaks in an undated photo. 2017-08-30 18:55

    Each tourist means 30 barrels of oil in revenues for Iran

    TEHRAN – Every single foreign tourist visiting Iran spends an average of $1,200, bringing in income as much as exporting 30 barrels of oil, the Iranian tourism chief said in a meaningful comparison as the country seeks to cut reliance on oil incomes.

  • Mohammad Moheb-Khodai speaks in an undated photo 2017-08-23 18:23

    CHTHO chief names deputy director for tourism

    TEHRAN – The newly-appointed director of the Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization Ali-Asghar Mounesan has selected Mohammad Moheb-Khodai as his deputy for tourism affairs.

  •  A poster for “Iranian Cuisine, Tourism Culture” festival 2017-07-25 09:10

    Gorgan to host culinary festival

    TEHRAN – Gorgan, the capital of Golestan Province in northern Iran, will host a culinary festival from August 2 to 4.

  • Mirhadi Qareseyyed-Romiani in an undated photo 2017-07-24 18:06

    CHTHO appoints new deputy director for tourism

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization Director Zahra Ahmadipour on Saturday appointed Mirhadi Qareseyyed-Romiani as the new deputy for tourism affairs.

  • CHTHO to introduce disable-friendly tourist sites 2017-07-09 08:46

    CHTHO to introduce disable-friendly tourist sites

    TEHRAN – The Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization of Iran is working on a website that will provide information on destinations across the country which are suitable for disabled persons.

  • پویا محمودیان 2017-06-10 19:46

    CHTHO to establish countrywide handicrafts kiosks

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization will launch handicrafts kiosks and souvenir shops in major cities and tourist destinations nationwide, IRNA reported on Wednesday.

  • Wooden boxes handcrafted with marquetry ornaments 2017-05-23 09:33

    Tehran exhibit highlights Iranian handicrafts

    TEHRAN – A patchwork of Iranian handicrafts have been put on show at the headquarters of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting in line with a scheme that pursues encouraging the skills at various workplaces.

  • An undated photo shows foreign travelers at Tavasolian eco-lodge in Natanz, Ishafan province 2017-05-17 18:06

    Tourism body pushes for quality as eco-lodges thriving across Iran

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization is stepping up efforts to improve the quality of countrywide eco-lodges that have been on the rise over the past couple of years.

  • Sunny, a seven-story cruise ship, makes its maiden voyage from Kish to Qeshm, two resort islands in the Persian Gulf, May 14, 2017. 2017-05-15 18:18

    Southern coasts to tap Iran maritime tourism potential

    TEHRAN – Iran aims to take advantage of southern coasts to make the best use of its maritime tourism potential by means of developing hospitality infrastructures, diversifying sea routes, and drawing private sector investors.

  • New rates set for eco-lodges in Iran 2017-05-13 18:44

    New rates set for eco-lodges in Iran

    TEHRAN – The Association of Eco-lodges in conjunction with the Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization has fixed new rates for eco-lodges that are scattered across the country.

  • A poster for the Second Iranian Woman Tourism Rally 2017-05-10 17:23

    All-women tourism rally flags off in Tehran

    TEHRAN – The first leg of an all-women tourism rally kicked off early on Wednesday during an official ceremony which was held at the foot of Azadi Tower in western Tehran.

  • A view of Malham Darreh, a touristic village in the northwestern Hamadan province 2017-05-08 18:16

    Ecotourism growth suggests solution for village-city migration

    TEHRAN – The expansion of ecotourism contributes to regional development while lessens irregular migration from rural areas to major cities, a top tourism official has said.

  • Iran pursues World Heritage listing for some ancient villages 2017-05-07 09:18

    Iran pursues World Heritage listing for some ancient villages

    TEHRAN – Iran is following up on possible inscription of some ancient villages on the UNESCO World Heritage list in the years ahead.

  • ICCROM Director-General Stefano De Caro (L) speaks with CHTHO Director Zahra Ahmadipour during a meeting in Tehran, May 3, 2017. 2017-05-06 20:30

    ICCROM expertise to help Iran preserve historical sites

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization aims to cement collaboration with the International Center for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), in a bid to accelerate preservation of numerous historical sites scattered across the country.

  • A patchwork of traditional Iranian vessels meticulously inlaid with enamel 2017-05-04 11:43

    Exemplary Iranian craftspeople honored

    TEHRAN – A number of exemplary Iranian craftspeople were honored in a ceremony, which was hosted by the Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization in Tehran on Tuesday.

  • A poster for the 3rd International ECO-Silk Road Food Festival 2017-05-01 18:59

    12 countries to attend Zanjan gastronomy festival

    TEHRAN – The historical city of Zanjan, northwestern Iran, will play host to the 3rd International ECO-Silk Road Food Festival with the theme of “Together for Sustainable Tourism” from May 10 to 12. ECO stands for Economic Cooperation Organization.

  • A file photo depicts Iranian carpets on show at a domestic expo 2017-04-27 15:25

    Handwoven crafts expo underway in Tehran

    TEHRAN – A vibrant exhibition of handwoven floor-covering handicrafts opened its doors to the public at the five-star Parsian Esteqlal Hotel in northern Tehran on Monday.

  •  A poster for the 81st International Handicrafts Trade Fair in Florence, Italy 2017-04-27 14:50

    Iranian artisans attending Florence handicrafts exhibit

    TEHRAN – A delegation of 18 Iranian artisans is participating in the 81st International Handicrafts Trade Fair -- Mostra Internazionale dell' Artigianato, which was inaugurated in Florence, Italy, on April 22.

  •  A poster for the Persian Culture Week, which was held in Leiderdorp, the Netherlands from April 14 to 19, 2017. 2017-04-22 23:20

    Visitors highly welcome Iranian crafts exhibit in Netherlands

    TEHRAN – A recent exhibition of Iranian handicrafts at the Iran-Netherlands Trade and Cultural Center in Leiderdorp was highly welcomed by visitors, an official with the Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization said.