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  • 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.

  • Iranian handicrafts: Chigh of Ilam 2021-08-23 21:00

    Iranian handicrafts: Chigh of Ilam

    TEHRAN – "Chigh" is the local word for a colorful nomadic wall-covering, which is woven by the skillful hands of crafters in Ilam province.

  • Iranian handicrafts: Khorjins of Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari 2021-08-12 07:34

    Iranian handicrafts: Khorjins of Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari

    TEHRAN - Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari is one of the smallest, lesser-known provinces of Iran, however, is the home of two of the most important tribes of the country; Bakhtirai and Qashqai.

  • From mazy bazaars to nomadic lands: Visit Iran in a slow, no-tech fashion 2021-04-14 10:45

    From mazy bazaars to nomadic lands: Visit Iran in a slow, no-tech fashion

    TEHRAN – Hiking along the southern coasts of the Caspian Sea, discovering secret side streets in a tiny Iranian village, walking through labyrinthine bazaars, or roaming down a rain forest path to rural cottages are some of the most memorable experiences can happen only on foot.

  • Glimpses of traditional skills of carpet weaving in Fars 2021-04-11 20:04

    Glimpses of traditional skills of carpet weaving in Fars

    TEHRAN – Admired for their intricate designs, lavish colors, and peerless craftsmanship, Persian carpets have not only found their way into households, but also onto workplaces and art galleries to name a few.

  • Iranian handicrafts: discover Gabbeh of Bushehr 2021-04-10 18:59

    Iranian handicrafts: discover Gabbeh of Bushehr

    TEHRAN – Gabbeh is a traditional flooring similar to carpet but they differ from one another in motifs, size, colors, and the number of its long and thick wefts. It is one of the most popular handicrafts in the southwestern province of Bushehr.

  • 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.

  • Over 6,700 nomadic schools operating across Iran 2021-02-23 17:06

    Over 6,700 nomadic schools operating across Iran

    TEHRAN – Some 6,700 mobile, semi-mobile and fixed nomadic schools are providing education in 27 provinces of the country, the director of the office for the development of educational justice and nomadic education, has stated.

  • sports tourism 2021-02-05 20:30

    Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad seeks to rocket sports tourism

    TEHRAN –The governor-general of the southwestern Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province has said that sports tourism in this region needs to be developed. 

  • Glimpses of bread making in Iran 2021-02-02 18:41

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Glimpses of bread making in Iran

    Since the olden days, bread has been the staple diet of the folks living in the semi-arid Iranian plateau. Traditional and ethnic Persian breads are famed for their strong flavor, quality, and diversity.

  • Intl. Festival of Tribes Culture wraps up in northern Iran 2021-02-01 21:33

    Intl. Festival of Tribes Culture wraps up in northern Iran

    A nomad ensemble performs during the closing ceremony of the 14th International Festival of Tribes Culture in Gorgan, the capital of Iran’s northern province of Golestan, on January 31, 2021.

  • Gilan province expects to meet rural employment goals by fostering tribe tourism 2021-01-12 21:31

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Gilan province expects to meet rural employment goals by fostering tribe tourism

    TEHRAN – Gilan authorities expect to maximize sustainable employment of rural households by the means of expanding tribe tourism across the northern Iranian province.

  • nomads 2021-01-05 21:43

    Semnan’s nomads produce over 7,000 square meters of hand-woven rugs, textiles in 9 months

    TEHRAN –Over 7,000 square meters of hand-woven rugs and textiles have been produced during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-December 20, 2020) by the nomads residing in the north-central province of Semnan. 

  • Tribe tourism gaining momentum in Iran 2020-11-04 18:05

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Tribe tourism gaining momentum in Iran

    Tribe tourism, also known as ethno-tourism or ethnic tourism, lays the ground for you to feel indigenous people by living with a nomad or rural family or enjoying an independent stay.

  • Nomads are seen at a carpet production workshop outside Shiraz, southern Iran (Credit: The New York Times) 2020-10-25 17:49

    Persian carpet: a crossroads of intricate designs, lavish colors, and peerless artistry

    For millennia, Iran’s eminent carpets, which are adored for their intricate designs, lavish colors, and matchless craftsmanship, have been produced by hand along the nomad trail across the foothills and high plains of the ancient land.

  • 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.

  • 70% of nomads in Tehran province use renewable energy 2020-09-21 16:23

    70% of nomads in Tehran province use renewable energy

    TEHRAN – Some 70 percent of nomads residing in Tehran province are using solar panels to meet their energy needs, Hatef Momayezi, director of nomadic affairs in Tehran province, has said.

  • 20 wonderful, must-see cultural sites in Iran 2020-08-12 00:07

    By Afshin Majlesi

    20 wonderful, must-see cultural sites in Iran

    If you ask foreign visitors to Iran about the most characteristic future they discovered during excursions in the ancient land, the most possible answers may be somewhat like these: “It is the friendliest country on Earth with loads of warm-hearted welcome!”; “It is the jewel in Islam’s crown in terms of architecture”; “Being home to fascinating cultural heritage sites”; or “a land where echoes of ancient civilizations still resonate down through the ages!”

  • Govt. permit to ensure quality of agritourism in Iran 2020-06-20 18:38

    Govt. permit to ensure quality of agritourism in Iran

    TEHRAN – Iran’s deputy tourism chief Vali Teymouri has said permits will be granted to eligible tour operators to launch their agritourism businesses, aiming to set certain standards in a move to ensure the quality of such services in the country.

  • Giveh-Bafi 2020-06-02 02:20

    Six forgotten crafts revived in Ilam

    TEHRAN – Six handicraft fields, which had been fallen into oblivion, have been revived in western Ilam province, Mehr reported on Monday. 

  • Travelers sit overlooking the UNESCO-registered Imam Square in Isfahan, central Iran. 2020-06-01 19:09

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Iran’s trump cards to kick-start tourism in post-COVID-19 world

    TEHRAN – As you are well aware, the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus has plunged the travel and tourism industry in the global scene, disrupting life in ways that were unimaginable just a few months ago.

  • Nomads on arduous mountainous path 2020-05-31 10:41

    Nomads on arduous mountainous path

    Nomads in southwestern Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari province along with their cattle are moving on Khoda Afarin bridge, a difficult-to-pass mountainous path that overlooks a torrent. During the history, the nomads have created steps along the path, which is said to date back to one thousand years ago.

  • nomads 2020-05-26 19:46

    Lorestan villagers, nomads active in handicraft industry 

    TEHRAN – Some 20,000 rural and nomadic people in the western province of Lorestan are working in different fields of handicrafts, provincial tourism chief has said.

  • A poster for the 13th Tehran International Tourism Exhibition and the 33rd National Handicrafts Exhibition 2020-02-11 18:59

    By Afshin Majlesi

    “Majestic Iran” salutes travel, culture enthusiasts and exhibitgoers

    TEHRAN – The 13th Tehran International Tourism Exhibition opens tomorrow morning with all hopes to well introduce lesser–known destinations, services and travel businesses, yet to offer pocket-friendly travel packages to the visitors.

  • A typical cave residence in the UNESCO-registered village of Maymand, southeast Iran 2020-01-11 19:29

    Maymand: A very old village of troglodytes

    TEHRAN - The term “cave dwellers” conjures up prehistoric images in your mind when caves served as one of the earliest dwellings for human beings. Here we want to take a look at Maymand, an exemplar manmade-cave dwelling in southeast Iran, where people made a living about five or six millennia ago.

  • There are many tourists from all over the world who tend to observe nomadic lifestyle, watching activities such as milking, yogurt making, buttering, oiling, woolen, carpeting and much more. 2019-12-11 18:43

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Tribal tourism gives chance to discover another face of Iran

    For both domestic and foreign travelers, tribal tourism is all about opening eyes to new places, traditions, cuisines, beliefs, and ways of life.

  • Tribal rituals, arts and crafts on show at Kermanshah festival 2019-11-24 20:39

    Tribal rituals, arts and crafts on show at Kermanshah festival

    TEHRAN – Tribespeople and nomads, who are natives of 21 Iranian provinces, on Saturday started showcasing and promoting their rituals, arts, crafts and souvenirs at a national festival in the western city of Kermanshah.

  • Sales of Gorgan tribal festival jump 70 percent yr/yr 2019-11-17 19:43

    Sales of Gorgan tribal festival jump 70 percent yr/yr

    TEHRAN – Sales of handicrafts, souvenirs and foodstuff in an annual nomadic festival in the city of Gorgan, northern Golestan province, rose 70 percent from a year earlier, a provincial tourism official has said.

  • Foreign ambassadors, diplomats invited to tribes festival Tourism Desk 2019-11-11 18:16

    Foreign ambassadors, diplomats invited to tribes festival

    TEHRAN – A number of foreign ambassadors, diplomats, as well as cultural and economic attaches have been invited to attend a regional nomadic festival, which opens today in Iran’s northern Golestan province.