Holiday

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  •  Cars are seen on Road 59, also known as the Chalous Road, which connects Tehran to Chalous, on the southern coasts of the Caspian Sea. The mountainous road is one of the busiest in Iran. 2020-05-17 18:39

    Tourism ministry issues guideline to curb pandemic as travels seen to rise

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts has issued a guideline comprising health protocols to lessen coronavirus pandemic as many families are expected to start domestic travels during the upcoming Eid al-Fitr holidays (May 24 and 25).

  • Iranian tourism minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan in a meeting with First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri and Central Bank Governor Abdolnaser Hemmati (not pictured) in Tehran, April 4, 2020. 2020-04-05 10:23

    Tourism minister proposes days off after coronavirus crisis ends

    TEHRAN – Iranian tourism minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan on Saturday proposed the government to announce days off after the country overcomes the coronavirus crisis in a bid to help the battered tourism sector make a rebound.

  •  Firefighters prepare their fogging machines to disinfect a street against the new coronavirus as people watch, in western Tehran, March 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi) 2020-03-15 19:36

    By Afshin Majlesi

    New year travels plunge amid virus outbreak

    For many Iranians, the new year’s eve conjures up memories of holidays and traveling along dreamy beaches, silky warm seas, lush sceneries, and endless sunshine.

  • Kish Island to close tourist sites during Noruz amid coronavirus outbreak 2020-03-10 19:46

    Kish Island to close tourist sites during Noruz amid coronavirus outbreak

    TEHRAN – It started with domestic flight restrictions to the Kish Island, but authorities have announced the Persian Gulf island “will receive no traveler” during the Noruz holidays (starting March 21).

  • Seafaring grows over Noruz holidays 2019-04-26 19:55

    Seafaring grows over Noruz holidays

    TEHRAN – The number of sailings in Iran grew by nine percent during the Persian New Year (Noruz) holidays (March 16-April 4) in comparison to the same period last year, said deputy director of the Ports and Maritime Organization.

  • Outbound tourism slumps by 45% over Noruz holidays: official 2019-04-10 22:09

    Outbound tourism slumps by 45% over Noruz holidays: official

    TEHRAN - Iran’s outbound tourism fell by 45 percent during the New Year (Noruz) holidays (March 21-April 5) in comparison to the same period last year, a tourism official has said.

  • Books to read in Noruz holiday 2019-03-23 07:10

    Books to read in Noruz holiday

    If you dislike wasting your time during the Noruz holiday with boring and repetitive visits to a number of distant relatives and places, perhaps a book along with several cups of tea and some sweets can provide a good time and create a cozy atmosphere for you at home. The following is a short list of some suggested books.         

  • Mazandaran villages ready to host Noruz holidaymakers 2019-03-10 09:58

    Mazandaran villages ready to host Noruz holidaymakers

    TEHRAN – Necessary arrangements for hosting travelers during Noruz (New Year holidays, starting March 21) have been made in 208 villages across Mazandaran province, northern Iran, a local official has said, IRNA reported.

  • Rudkhan Castle, called Qal’eh Rudkhan in Persian, is an ancient a military fortress situated in northern province of Gilan which is now a tourist destination especially during new year or summer holid 2018/01/06

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Redefining public holidays, weekends: how efficient is that?

    The notion of “too many public and unofficial holidays” in Iran has always been a matter of controversy among lawmakers and decision making bodies in the country but despite all the arguments no decisive action has been actually taken so far.

  • Majlis 2017-04-13 16:17

    Majlis may discuss altering weekend holidays

    TEHRAN — The Iranian parliament (Majlis) may discuss the possibility of altering weekend holidays from Thursday to Saturday, Mehr news agency reported.

  • تصادف و ترافیک شدید در محور مشهد به تربت حیدریه 2017-03-25 02:10

    Car pile-up left one dead, 63 injured in northeast Iran

    At least one person has been killed and some 63 are wounded in a 130-car pile-up on a road leading to Mashhad, northeastern province of Khorasan Razavi, on Friday.

  • A view of Tehran with snow-clad Alborz mountain range in the foreground 2017-02-23 09:06

    Tehran eyes tourist boost during Norouz

    TEHRAN – Tehran, embracing plenty of historical sites, museums and art galleries, is expected to draw more visitors during Norouz celebration, the Iranian New Year starting March 21.