•  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.

  • COVID-19 cancels ITB Berlin 2020  2020-02-29 20:10

    COVID-19 cancels ITB Berlin 2020 

    TEHRAN – International Tourism Fair (ITB) Berlin has been canceled due to the spread of the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, organizers said on Friday.

  • Iran’s deputy tourism minister Vali Teymouri addresses the closing ceremony of the 6th Digital Marketing & Tourism Industry Conference, which was held at Tehran’s Espinas Palace Hotel on January 17, 2020. 2020-01-18 18:45

    Intl. conference bears witness to Iran being a safe destination

    TEHRAN – Holding an international conference with the presence of leading figures in digital tourism marketing is an indicator that Iran is a safe destination to travel, deputy tourism minister Vali Teymouri said on Friday.

  • Aeroflot completed a round trip from Moscow to Tehran hours after other airlines canceled or diverted flights. (Hans Johnson / Flickr) 2020-01-10 19:13

    Russian travelers, airlines not canceling Iran trips, flights

    TEHRAN – Neither Russian travelers are calling off their Iran trips nor airlines the flights passing through Iranian airspace following a deadly Ukrainian plane crash in Tehran on Wednesday.

  •  Japanese musician Kitaro acknowledges the people welcoming him at the Imam Khomeini Airport near Tehran on October 13, 2014.   2018-05-11 18:45

    Kitaro’s Tehran concerts cancelled 

    TEHRAN – The Tehran concerts of Japanese musician Kitaro were cancelled after the American members of his group failed to get a visa for Iran, the organizer announced on Thursday just two days before the first performance that was scheduled for Saturday.

  • Swiss director/actor Lucie Eidenbenz (R) and her colleague perform “Tschägg” during the 36th Fajr International Theater Festival at Tehran’s Charsu Hallon January 26, 2018. 2018-01-27 18:25

    Swiss troupe cancels Fajr performance after actor injury 

    TEHRAN – A Swiss troupe participating in the 36th Fajr International Theater Festival in Tehran with “Tschägg” canceled its Saturday night performance after director/actor Lucie Eidenbenz broke her foot during a rehearsal few days ago, the organizers announced on Saturday.

  • Davlatmand Kholov 2017-01-15 18:53

    Fajr cancels Tajik singer Davlatmand Kholov’s concert over stroke

    TEHRAN – Tajik singer Davlatmand Kholov’s concert at the 32nd Fajr International Music Festival was cancelled on Sunday three days before his planned performance at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall after he suffered a stroke last week, the organizers announced.

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    Gianfranco Rosi might cancel his trip to Iran 

    TEHRAN -- World-renowned Italian documentarian Gianfranco Rosi, who has been invited to attend the Iranian international festival for documentary films Cinema Verite, will probably cancel his trip to Iran, Documentary and Experimental Film Center (DEFC) Director Mohammad–Mehdi Tabatabainejad said on Thursday.

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    Iranian parliament speaker, FM cancel meetings with German vice-chancellor

    TEHRAN – On Tuesday, both the Iranian parliament speaker and foreign minister cancelled meetings with German Vice-Chancellor and Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel who had visited Iran at the head of an economic delegation.