• Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan attends a press conference during his visit to the Tehran Times, and Mehr news agency in downtown Tehran, October 3, 2020. 2020-10-06 22:49

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Iran is not what you think: how media image of a country differs from reality

    You can find, through the web or in person, countless travelers, who had developed mixed feelings about Iran prior to their arrivals ….. attitudes, stereotypes, and perceptions that totally being changed when excursions to the Islamic Republic starts.

  • Iran eyes drawing more travelers from France: deputy tourism minister 2020-09-14 20:30

    Iran eyes drawing more travelers from France: deputy tourism minister

    TEHRAN – Iran eyes to attract more travelers from France as it has long been imprinted on the minds of French people particularly those interested in historical and ancient destinations, deputy tourism minister Vali Teymouri said on Sunday.

  • Deputy tourism minister Vali Teymouri (C) speaks to representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (which is affiliated with the ministry of culture) in Tehran meeting on August 15, 2020. 2020-08-16 18:37

    ‘Diplomacy Package’ to help Iran recover virus-hit tourism

    TEHRAN – Iran is formulating a new initiative called “Tourism Diplomacy Package” to help the tourism sector recover from the coronavirus impact through using diplomacy to accelerate development projects and increase incoming tourists.

  • Khaji 2020-07-29 16:16

    Americans’ regional visits aimed to foment ‘Iranophobia’: advisor

    TEHRAN — A top advisor to Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has censured the rise in the number of visits by American officials to regional countries, saying the visits are parts of attempts to foment “Iranophobia”.

  • In this file photo, health workers spray disinfectant outside the Imam Reza shrine (AS) in Mashhad, northeast Iran on February 27, 2020. (Credit: WANA News Agency via Reuters) 2020-07-12 19:03

    Travel industry set to reflect true image of Iran’s safety, capability

    TEHRAN – Iran has been taking major efforts to guarantee the safety of foreign travelers and reflect a true image of the country and its capacities in the tourism sector, deputy tourism minister Vali Teymouri said on Saturday.

  • Ecuador’s ambassador to Tehran, German Alejandro Ortega Almeida, talks to an interviewer (unpictured) during his visit to the 13th Tehran International Tourism Exhibition running from February 12 to 15, 2020. 2020-02-17 19:57

    I love Iranians, their unique culture: Ecuador’s ambassador

    TEHRAN - German Alejandro Ortega Almeida, Ecuador’s ambassador to Tehran, has said he loves Iranians and their unique culture after three years of stay in the country and visiting places at its every corner.

  • Travelers look at the polychrome dome of the Jameh Mosque of Yazd (Masjid-e-Jameh Yazd) in and undated photo. Soaring above the ancient UNESCO-tagged city, the mosque is graced with a lavishly decorated entrance portal (which is one of the highest in Iran), flanked by two raised minarets. Exquisite mosaics and tilework, intricate stucco and mirrorwork along with masterpieces of Persian calligraphy are amongst charms of the 12th-century structure to name a few. 2019-12-25 19:19

    Iran’s civilization, history deserve to be seen, Italian tourism expert says

    TEHRAN – A senior Italian tourism expert who has recently embarked on some tours across Iran believes that a gap exists between reality in Iran and the media image of the country worldwide, emphasizing that the country’s civilization and history deserve to be seen.

  • Foreign tourists use a mobile phone to take a selfie picture as they are standing at the UNESCO-registered Imam Square in Isfahan, central Iran. (Photo credit: IRNA) 2019-12-24 19:26

    U.S. plots fail to deter foreign travelers from visiting Iran, VP says

    TEHRAN – Millions of foreign nationals did not pay attention to the U.S. sanctions and plots, aiming to discourage potential travelers from visiting the Islamic Republic, First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri said on Monday.

  • Travelers enjoy a vista of the UNESCO-registered Imam Square in Isfahan, central Iran. 2019-11-19 19:30

    Foreign travelers not deterred by Iranophobia: tourism official

    TEHRAN – Iran’s deputy tourism minister on Monday said that anti-Iranian sentiment or Iranophobia, which has long been forged and spread by some Western governments and media, has not prevented foreign travelers from visiting the country.

  • Spark your wanderlust: how influencers can help? 2019-10-12 20:28

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Spark your wanderlust: how influencers can help?

    In the current fast-paced realm of advertising and marketing, travel influencers have changed the whole game as they have succeeded to materialize a totally new and self-directed channels to reach audiences in a more authentic and personal way, even influencing to shape their wanderlusts.

  • Remains of the weapons which Saudi government says were used to attack an Aramco oil facility, are displayed during a news conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia September 18, 2019. 2019/09/23

    By Alireza Hashemi

    Reuters seems frustrated U.S. not striking Iran for Aramco attacks

    The corporate media is having the false accusations repeated until the need for Iran attack becomes consensus reality in the west.

  • Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu  stands by as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits the Buraq Wall 2019-03-24 17:34

    Zarif after Pompeo remarks: Even Torah distorted to serve Iranophobia

    Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Trump administration is giving voice to Israel's falsification of the Torah to promote Iranophobia.   

  • Military chief: Iranophobia aimed to sell arms 2019-02-11 22:15

    Military chief: Iranophobia aimed to sell arms

    TEHRAN – Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri, the Iranian Armed Forces Chief of Staff, said on Sunday the enemies of the Islamic Republic have intensified their effort to spread Iranophobia with the purpose of signing arms deals with Middle Eastern countries.

  • U.S. milking Arabs through Iranophobia: Kharrazi 2019-02-11 22:15

    U.S. milking Arabs through Iranophobia: Kharrazi

    TEHRAN – Kamal Kharrazi, head of the Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, said on Saturday that the United States and other big powers have always been seeking to instill fears in the Arab world about Iran’s growing influence only to make them more dependent on the West. 

  • ‘Iran pursuing active interaction with the world’ 2018-12-08 22:59

    ‘Iran pursuing active interaction with the world’

    TEHRAN – Hossein Amir Abdollahian, a senior foreign policy advisor to the parliament speaker, said on Saturday that while U.S. President Donald Trump is igniting Iranophobia, the Tehran parliamentary conference showed that Iran is pursuing an active interaction with the outside world, IRNA reported.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2018-09-01 20:52

    Iran: Reuters report that Iran sending missiles to Iraq is ‘ludicrous’

    TEHRAN – On Saturday, Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi dismissed Reuters’ report that Iran was sending missiles to Iraq, stressing that it is an “imaginary, meaningless, and ludicrous” claim.

  • Mike Pompeo 2018-07-01 12:02

    By M.A. Saki

    Blaming Iran for the sufferings of Yemenis is laughable

    Mike Pompeo, the U.S. secretary of states, claimed on June 28 that Iran is “prolonging suffering of the Yemeni people” by supporting Houthi rebels.

  • Trump is a ‘coward’ who ignites Iranophobia, Shahroudi says 2018-06-23 20:52

    Trump is a ‘coward’ who ignites Iranophobia, Shahroudi says

    TEHRAN – Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi has said the U.S. President Donald Trump is a “coward” who pursues his financial and economic greed in the region by igniting Iranophobia.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-01-01 08:52

    By Mohammad Ghaderi 

    How Takfiri thinking found way to Europe?

    TEHRAN - When European countries, played a facilitating and complementary role in the regional war which its scenario was written by the Arabic-American and Zionist troika, which led to the destabilization of the inhabitants of Southwest Asia, in particular the two countries of Iraq and Syria, they never thought that they should soon expect a terrible storm.