• File photo depicts foreign travelers visiting the centuries-old Chehel Sotoun Palace in Isfahan, central Iran. 2020-07-19 18:23

    Iran extends ban on group tours in bid to contain coronavirus   

    TEHRAN – Iran has decided to extend a ban on inbound group tours as the country is still grappling with the coronavirus pandemic, deputy tourism minister Vali Teymouri said on Sunday. However, travel agencies can organize business tours for individuals, he added, ISNA reported.

  • A man takes photos of the historical Agha Bozorg Mosque in Kashan, central Iran. 2020-04-22 19:42

    By Afshin Majlesi

    How is COVID-19 affecting travel in Iran? Experts explain

    TEHRAN – As you are well aware, nearly all travel businesses have been disrupted worldwide in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

  • Kazakh ambassador to Tehran Askhat Orazbay speaks in an undated photo. 2019-11-24 20:44

    Kazakhstan considering to ease visa rules for Iranians

    TEHRAN - Kazakhstan is considering to ease visa rules for Iranian traders and travelers as of the next spring, Kazakh ambassador to Tehran Askhat Orazbay has said.

  • UAE business 2019-08-09 21:02

    Abu Dhabi can’t afford to keep Iran out of Dubai

    TEHRAN – An economic commentator says the financial contribution of Iranians in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates’ business center, has been so large over the past years that Abu Dhabi, the Arab country’s political capital, would have to pay a heavy price to continue to keep Iranians out of Dubai under U.S. sanctions.

  • Kashmir 2018-07-05 13:14

    In Kashmir, 74% increase in disabilities in 3 years due to conflict

    In three years – between 2015 and 2017 – when the BJP-PDP coalition government was in place in Jammu & Kashmir, 31,085 people were certified as disabled in different districts, marking 74 percent jump from 17,898 people in three preceding years, according to a report published by India Spend, a data-driven, public-interest news website.

  • PHOTO: A Western traveler snaps a photo of the intricate stuccowork that embellishes courtyard of Nasir al-Molk Mosque in Shiraz, October 8, 2016. (IRNA/Reza Qaderi) 2018-05-29 10:59

    Iran’s tourism unfazed by business wind-down: expert

    TEHRAN – Head of Iran Hotel Association has said that’s restrictions will not jeopardize the country’s inbound tourism.