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  • Iran’s foreign arrivals up 52.5% y/y 2019-04-22 22:48

    Iran’s foreign arrivals up 52.5% y/y

    TEHRAN - The number of international tourists visiting Iran surged 52.5 percent in the past Iranian calendar year 1397 (ended on March 20) from a year earlier, deputy tourism chief has said.

  • ‘U.S. sanctions failed to lessen foreign arrivals to Iran’ 2019-04-07 08:55

    ‘U.S. sanctions failed to lessen foreign arrivals to Iran’

    TEHRAN – A senior Iranian tourism official has said that U.S.-led sanctions, targeting Iran’s economy, has failed to lessen foreign arrivals to the Islamic Republic.

  • A review of Iran’s tourism in 1397 2019-03-18 21:56

    By Afshin Majlesi

     Solid growth: A review of Iran’s tourism in 1397

    TEHRAN – How Iran’s tourism industry has performed over the current Iranian calendar year 1397 (ending on March 20)? Well, according to data compiled by the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization, it has experienced a solid growth.

  • A couple visits the mausoleum of Omar Khayyam, the notable Persian mathematician, astronomer and poet, in Neyshabour, northeast Iran. 2019-03-13 21:33

    Travel in Iran seen to grow by 20% over Noruz holidays: tourism chief

    TEHRAN – Iran tourism chief has estimated that domestic trips would grow by 20 percent over the New Year holidays (Noruz, staring March 21) from a year earlier, Mehr reported.

  • A cyclist rides in front of the Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, a 17th century architectural masterpieces of Iranian architecture that punctuates two-story arcades of the UNESCO-registered Imam Square, in Isfahan, central Iran. 2019-02-16 21:27

    Iran seeks balanced tourist flow with Turkey

    TEHRAN – Head of the Association of Iranian Travel Agents has emphasized the need to attain a balance in tourist flow rates between Iran and Turkey.

  • Foreign arrivals in Iran’s Chabahar sharply rise 2019-02-07 01:18

    Foreign arrivals in Iran’s Chabahar sharply rise

    TEHRAN – Chabahar, in Iran’s southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province, hosted 3,200 foreigner nationals during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2018).

  • Outbound travels slump by 30%: tourism official 2019-01-28 20:56

    Outbound travels slump by 30%: tourism official

    TEHRAN – Iran’s outbound tourism fell by 30 percent during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2018) from a year earlier, a tourism official has said.

  • Foreign arrivals in Iran reaches six million in nine months 2019-01-14 22:41

    Foreign arrivals in Iran reaches six million in nine months

    TEHRAN – Over six million foreign nationals visited Iran during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2018), a remarkable rise from the same period last year, tourism chief has said.

  • U.S. arrivals in Iran up 27% in 7 months on year 2019-01-05 22:58

    U.S. arrivals in Iran up 27% in 7 months on year

    TEHRAN – A total of 1,665 U.S. nationals visited Iran during the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2018), an increase of 27 percent year on year.

  • Detail shows UNESCO-registered Imam Square in Isfahan, central Iran. 2019-01-02 20:35

    Iran attracts higher foreign tourists despite sanctions

    TEHRAN – Iran hosted over five million foreign nationals during the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2018), up 57 percent year on year, as the U.S. has snapped sanctions back in place to cripple Iran’s economy.

  • Iranian visits to Turkey drop in Jan.-Nov. 2018-12-29 20:41

    Iranian visits to Turkey drop in Jan.-Nov.

    TEHRAN – Iranian arrivals in Turkey fell some 18 percent during the first 11 months of the year from the same period a year earlier.

  • Isfahan attracts 290,000 foreign travelers in H1 2018-12-24 21:14

    Isfahan attracts 290,000 foreign travelers in H1

    TEHRAN – Some 290,000 foreign nationals visited Isfahan province, central Iran, over the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21), a Foreign Ministry’s representative in Isfahan has said.

  • Iran travel balance turns positive as inbound tourism jumps 2018-12-17 20:41

    Iran travel balance turns positive as inbound tourism jumps

    TEHRAN – Iran’s travel balance turned positive in the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year 1397 (started March 21), a positive reading since two years ago.

  • Europeans topmost travelers to Shahdad desert 2018-12-15 21:50

    Europeans topmost travelers to Shahdad desert

    TEHRAN – Europeans have constituted the highest number of arrivals in Iran’s Shahdad desert since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21), ISNA reported.

  • Which countries do Iranians visit the most? 2018-12-15 20:44

    Which countries do Iranians visit the most?

    TEHRAN - Which countries did Iranians travel to the most during the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year started on March 21?

  • Foreign arrivals in Qazvin rise in H1 2018-12-13 07:15

    Foreign arrivals in Qazvin rise in H1

    TEHRAN – The number of foreign tourists to Qazvin province has significantly increased during the first six months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-September 22), compared to the same period last year, provincial tourism chief has said.

  • A view of Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine in Shiraz, Fars province 2018-12-01 21:26

    Iran attracts more travelers as medical tourism gets boost

    TEHRAN – The number of foreign travelers to Iran has seen a considerable year-on-year growth as medical tourism gains momentum in the country, tourism chief has said.

  • Iran’s H1 foreign arrivals at six million 2018-11-15 10:50

    Iran’s H1 foreign arrivals at six million

    TEHRAN – Some six million foreign travelers visited Iran in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21), a tourism official said on Wednesday.

  • Tourists from Hong Kong visit Persepolis, a UNESCO-registered property in southern Iran, February 11, 2016. (AFP Photo/Behrouz Mehri) 2018-11-05 21:21

    Iran’s H1 foreign arrivals up over 51% y/y

    TEHRAN - International tourist arrivals in Iran rose by more than 51 percent in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21) from a year earlier, tourism chief has said.

  •  A view of the Burnt City, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Sistan-Baluchestan Province 2018-10-11 16:50

    Foreign arrivals in Sistan-Baluchestan up 23% in 6 months

    TEHRAN – The number of international travelers to Iran’s southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province grew by 23 percent during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21) compared to the same period last year, IRNA reported.

  • Foreign travelers visit the ruins of the UNESCO-registered Persepolis in southern Iran.     2018-10-06 19:52

    Iran expecting 7m foreign travelers by yearend

    TEHRAN – Iran’s tourism chief on Wednesday estimated that international arrivals in the country will be reaching seven million during the current Iranian calendar year (to be ended on March 20, 2019).

  • Large parts of Ardebil province are green and forested. 2018-10-03 21:30

    Foreign arrivals in Ardebil province up 53% in H1

    TEHRAN – The number of international tourists visiting Iran’s Ardebil province rose sharply by 53 percent in the first six months of the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21) from a year earlier, provincial tourism chief has said.

  • UNESCO-registered Gonbad-e Qabus in Golestan province 2018-10-01 17:49

    Foreign tourist arrivals in Golestan province surge 113% in H1

    TEHRAN - The number of international tourists visiting Iran’s northern province of Golestan rose sharply by 113 percent in the first six months of the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21) from a year earlier, provincial tourism chief has said.

  • Pilgrims visit the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS), the eighth Shia Imam, in Mashhad, northeast Iran. 2018-09-26 20:39

    Khorasan Razavi hosts 730,000 foreign tourists in 5 months

    TEHRAN – Khorasan Razavi province’s tourism chief has said 730,000 foreigners visited the northeastern province in the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21).

  •  A file photo depicts foreign travelers visiting Muharram mourning rituals in Yazd, October 1, 2017. 2018-09-24 23:20

    Over 1,200 foreign tourists spectate Muharram rituals in Yazd

    TEHRAN – A total of 1,235 international tourists visited Iran’s central Yazd province in the first ten days of the month of Muharram (Sep. 11-20), during which millions of Iranians commemorated martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS) and his loyal companions.

  • Iran’s 5-month intl. tourist arrivals up 45% y/y 2018-09-09 06:22

    Iran’s 5-month intl. tourist arrivals up 45% y/y

    TEHRAN - The number of international tourists visiting Iran surged 45 percent in the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21) from a year earlier, tourism chief said on Wednesday.

  • Fresco paintings and interior architecture of Isfahan’s Chehel Sotoun pavilion never fail to amaze its international visitors. 2018-08-12 09:11

    Foreigners astonished by Iran’s failure to introduce tourist attractions

    TEHRAN – International travelers visiting Iran are confounded why Iran is appearing so weak in introducing its historical and natural attractions, the director of Iran’s center of the International Council of Museums (ICOM-Iran) has said.

  •  A view of the Ghasr International Hotel in Mashhad 2018-08-09 09:54

    10-day foreign arrivals in Khorasan Razavi nearly doubles y/y

    TEHRAN – The number of international travelers to Iran’s northeastern Khorasan Razavi province has nearly doubled in a ten-day period ending August 1 compared to the same period last year.

  • 22.8% rise in Azerbaijanis visiting Iran in H1 2018-07-22 10:49

    22.8% rise in Azerbaijanis visiting Iran in H1

    TEHRAN – A total of 579 Azerbaijani nationals visited Iran during the first half of 2018, increasing 22.8 percent from a year ago, IRNA reported.

  • Iranian arrivals to Azerbaijan fall 5.4% 2018-05-26 21:26

    Iranian arrivals to Azerbaijan fall 5.4%

    TEHRAN - The number of Iranian nationals visiting Azerbaijan dropped by 5.4 percent in the first four months of 2018 over the same period last year, AzerNews reported.