• Ali Al Hadi 2021-04-09 17:01

    By Mohammad Araghi

     ‘Read and fight for what's right’, Danish-Lebanese artist tells the youth

    Now at 29 years of age, the Danish-Lebanese artist is now a father of two, and as a Muslim artist, he is dealing with the reality of today’s lifestyle in the pandemic. Having experienced a journey of self-realization in his early twenties, Ali Al Hadi says Islamic artists have a big responsibility to fulfill.

  • Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan (R) and his deputy for tourism Vali Teymouri are seen during their visits to the Tehran Times in downtown Tehran, October 3, 2020. 2020-10-04 21:56

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Iran sets sights on tourism rebound if coronavirus wanes, minister says

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Republic of Iran is developing necessary infrastructure in the realms of traveling, accommodation, and human resources as it eyeing to jumpstart travels whenever coronavirus restrictions ease, Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan told the Tehran Times in an exclusive interview on Saturday.

  • Iran’s deputy tourism minister Vali Teymouri speaks in an undated photo. 2020-05-18 19:20

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Iran tourism industry to rebound sooner than expected: deputy minister

    TEHRAN – The tourism industry of Iran will get back on the right track sooner than expected thanks to measures taken to tackle the spread of coronavirus, deputy tourism minister Vali Teymouri has said.

  • Madrid’s ambassador to Tehran Eduardo López Busquets in an undated photo 2019-09-30 18:26

    Iran is an amazing and wonderful country for tourists, envoy says

    TEHRAN – Iran is an amazing and wonderful country for tourists and [Some] ninety percent of Spanish cultural tourists are willing to visit the country at least for once, Madrid’s ambassador to Tehran has said.

  • Photo taken by Irena Kolakowska-Falklwska, courtesy of the Polish embassy in Tehran. 2019-09-29 19:24

    By Marjohn Sheikhi

    ‘Passion, penchant for uncertainty’ are what you need for archaeology, says Prof. Barbara Kaim

    TEHRAN - Renowned Polish Professor Barbara Kaim, an archaeologist with a focus on Iran and Central Asia, says you need passion and a penchant for uncertainty to venture into the realm of archaeology.

  • Ray Cook is seen in his Land Cruiser opposite the Tehran Times headquarters in downtown Tehran, August 19, 2019. 2019-08-23 19:35

     By Afshin Majlesi

    Traveler recommends potential tourists to visit Iran before a “big influx”

    Many tourism associates believe that Iran is still somewhat of a lesser-known destination for many avid globetrotters, saying the country, despite having enormous potentials, has a long way to go to occupy a dominant position in world tourism market.

  • Italian filmmaker Diego Vida 2019-08-10 16:01

    By Seyyed Mostafa Mousavi Sabet

    Italian filmmaker Diego Vida: Iranian minorities live in sympathy with each other

    Italian producer, director and writer Diego Vida, who has collaborated in numerous Hollywood productions such as “Fast & Furious” and “Mission Impossible”, as well as in videogame projects like “Bomberman”, and “AdventureQuest”, has chosen to live in Iran.  His studio is located on Kish Island as he visits other cities to raise his level of knowledge of Iranian culture and lifestyle. Diego has shared his views about many issues in Iran and the world in an e-mail interview with the Tehran Times.