Rural tourism

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  • A view of the Barandaq village in Ardabil province, northwestern Iran. Yesterday 21:21

    Three Iranian villages nominated for UNWTO label

    TEHRAN – The Iranian villages of Kharanaq, Barandaq, and Lark have been nominated for the ‘Best Tourism Villages’ label, which the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is projected to grant to a selection of rural destinations across the globe.

  • Of the 8,425 species of herbs identified in the country, 2,300 are medicinal. 2021-09-18 18:40

    By Afshin Majlesi

    How could ancient remedies lift tourism?

    TEHRAN - Recent decades have seen a growing interest in medicinal plants and the traditional knowledge of their usage to some extent that some believe the drugs of the future might come from the past.

  • Millennia-old Iranian village nominated for UNWTO label 2021-09-01 18:53

    Millennia-old Iranian village nominated for UNWTO label

    TEHRAN – Iran’s millennia-old village of Kharanaq has been nominated for the ‘Best Tourism Villages’ label, which will be granted to a selection of rural destinations by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

  • rural tourism 2021-07-24 14:54

    Over 650 rural tourism projects funded in 4 years

    TEHRAN – A total of 656 rural tourism development projects have been funded over the past four years.

  • Qom province 2021-06-18 17:44

    Qom province to reinforce rural tourism

    TEHRAN – The tourism directorate of Qom is set to reinforce rural tourism and associated infrastructure across the central Iranian province. 

  • روستا 2021-03-12 17:42

    Rural development projects create 262,000 jobs in 3 years

    TEHRAN – Development projects implemented over the past three years have created more than 262,000 job opportunities in rural areas, Cooperatives, Labor, and Social Welfare Minister Mohammad Shariatmadari has said.

  • Eco-lodge units come on stream in Kerman   2021-02-08 21:24

    Eco-lodge units come on stream in Kerman  

    TEHRAN – Three eco-lodge units have been inaugurated in three different villages of Baft county, Kerman province, southeast Iran, ILNA reported on Monday.

  • Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan 2021-01-20 17:09

    Iran should sharpen focus on nature tourism, minister says

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan said on Tuesday that developing nature tourism in the country needs to be considered more seriously. 

  • Lush Golestan province to extend support for agritoursm 2021-01-10 21:16

    Lush Golestan province to extend support for agritoursm

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Golestan province will be extending support for bolstering agritoursm across its vast lush green lands.

  • A view of Narin Castle with a scenic vista of Meybod in the background 2020-11-23 10:47

    By Afshin Majlesi

    14 of the greatest castles, fortresses, and citadels in Iran

    Since antiquity, mankind has assumed the need to fortify properties to survive in an ever-changing world of invasion and conquest.Commencing from simple earthworks and wooden walls, fortifications were gradually evolved into complex, unconquerable imposing citadels.

  • Zanjan to develop its first geopark  2020-11-21 23:51

    Zanjan to develop its first geopark 

    TEHRAN – Zanjan, the west-central Iranian province famed for having a variety of historical, natural sites, aims to develop its first geopark. 

  • Iran’s first tourism farm inaugurated 2020-11-09 21:22

    Iran’s first tourism farm inaugurated

    TEHRAN – The first tourism farm in Iran, measuring five hectares in area, has been created in a scenic fertile land adjacent to a dense forest in the northern province of Golestan.

  • Why rural tourism is important? 2020-11-01 19:49

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Why rural tourism is important?

    Let’s have a look at rural tourism as a globally important economic and socio-cultural phenomenon, seeing what is it all about?

  • روستا 2020-10-06 18:34

    By Mehdi Garshasbi

    Time for a holistic approach to rural development

    The basic objective of rural development is to organize, develop and utilize the available resources of land, water, and human resources in such a manner that an entire population is dependent upon these resources and have an equitable opportunity to fulfill basic needs. 

  • A traditional rustic cottage in Gilan province, northern Iran. 2020-10-02 19:15

    By Afshin Majlesi

    What are the opportunities for rural tourism in Iran?

    Dotted with tens of thousands of ancient villages, rural tourism perfectly suits the trend of many inbound and even domestic vacationers who are seeking unique natural experiences, unspoiled landscapes, stay in authentic accommodation, and feel local lifestyles.

  • rural tourism 2020-09-30 23:59

    16 villages to promote rural tourism in northeastern Iran

    TEHRAN – Sixteen villages have been selected as high potential targets with the aim of boosting rural tourism in the northeastern Khorasan Razavi province.

  • rural tourism 2020-09-15 17:33

    West Azarbaijan province to boost rural tourism

    TEHRAN- The development of rural tourism and eco-lodge units has been on the agenda of West Azarbaijan province’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Department for a long time, provincial tourism chief Jalil Jabbari has said.

  • Agritourism 2020-09-06 21:00

    Agritourism formulated in Iran

    TEHRAN – The Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts has declared new guidelines and instructions to launch agritourism in the country.

  • Rural tourism workshop held online due to coronavirus 2020-04-12 21:30

    Rural tourism workshop held online due to coronavirus

    TEHRAN – A workshop on rural tourism in Tehran province was held online on Saturday due to the coronavirus outbreak in the country.

  • Ali-Asghar Mounesan in an undated photo 2019-12-25 19:17

    Iran to unveil national brand name for tourism

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Minister has said that the national brand for tourism will be unveiled on February 11, 2020.