Morteza Rahmani-Movahhed


  • رحمانی موحد 2020-03-13 18:45

    Iran thanks Japan for $23.5m help against COVID-19

    TEHRAN - The Iranian Embassy in Japan thanked the Government of Japan for its decision to provide Iran with $23.5 million in aid to help the country in fight against the coronavirus.

  • 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.

  • An undated photo shows a circle of foreign and domestic visitors to the ruins of Persepolis, a UNESCO World Heritage site in southern Iran. 2017-06-21 17:32

    Iran sets sights on 6.5m foreign tourist arrivals

    TEHRAN – Iran aims to draw some 6.5 million foreign travelers by the end of the current calendar year 1396 (March 20, 2018), though the country’s tourism infrastructure and public services are in need to be improved, a senior tourism official said on Monday.

  • Iran’s tourism chief Zahra Ahmadipour (C) addresses a travel meeting on Russia in Tehran on June 17, 2017. 2017-06-20 09:41

    Iran seeks balanced tourism ties with Russia

    TEHRAN – Iran’s tourism chief on Saturday urged the need to achieve a balance between the inbound and outbound tourist flows that currently exist between the country and Russia.

  • CHTHO Deputy Director Morteza Rahmani-Movahhed (R) attends an unveiling ceremony for the poster of the 4th national festival of tourism partnership in Tehran on June 11, 2017. 2017-06-13 09:48

    Iran’s tourism event chooses hospitality as theme

    TEHRAN – Iran’s tourism body has decided to make hospitality the running theme of the 4th edition of the national festival of tourism partnership, which is scheduled to be held in September.

  • An undated picture released by Fars news agency shows a clergyman offering cookies to foreign travelers in the 17th-centuy Imam Mosque of Isfahan. 2017-05-20 17:04

    Iran lures more travelers from Spain

    TEHRAN – The visit of Spaniards to Iran has raised by more than double over the past four years, an official with the Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts organization says.

  • UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai addresses the 105th UNWTO Executive Council in Madrid, Spain on May 12, 2017. 2017-05-13 18:44

    Spain willing to invest in Iran’s tourism infrastructure

    TEHRAN – Spain is willing to invest in tourism and hospitality infrastructures across Iran, IRNA quoted Matilde Pastora Asian Gonzalez, Secretary of State for Tourism of Spain, as saying on Friday.

  • 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.

  • An undated photo depicts people visiting the UNESCO-inscribed Imam Square in Isfahan, central Iran. The 17th-century square is bordered on all sides by monumental buildings linked by a series of two-s 2017-05-02 09:13

    Isfahan’s foreign tourist arrivals break 40-year-record

    TEHRAN – Some 85 thousand foreign travelers visited Isfahan during the first Iranian month of Farvardin (Mar. 21 to Apr. 20), setting a new record for the past 40 years, Isfahan Governor General says.

  • 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.

  • Tourists from Hong Kong visit the Gate of All Nations at the ancient Persian city of Persepolis in southern Iran, February 11, 2016. (AFP Photo/Behrouz Mehri) 2017-04-26 20:52

    Foreign tourist arrivals fetch Iran $32b in four years

    TEHRAN – Foreign tourists have spent some $32 billion in Iran over the past four years, said an official with the Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization.

  •  A poster for the 17th World Federation of Tourist Guide Association Convention 2017-01-25 18:07

    Foreign tour guides start pre-WFTGA sightseeing in Iran

    TEHRAN – Over 140 tour guides from 35 countries on Wednesday embarked on a three-day sightseeing in Iran ahead of the 17th World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations convention, which will be held in Tehran from Jan. 28 to Feb. 1.

  • Dizi 2016-12-05 19:15

    Rich cuisine can open up broader tourism scene for Iran

    TEHRAN – Iran, offering about 2,500 traditional and regional dishes, has one of the most opulent cuisines worldwide, which can contribute to boost the country’s tourism sector, a tourism official announced on Saturday.