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  • 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!”

  • A combination photo compares Hafezieh, the mausoleum of the illustrious Persian poet Hafez, full of visitors in March 2019 (R), with the one taken in March 2020 being deserted over coronavirus fears. Hafezieh is a major cultural and tourism spot in Shiraz, southern Iran. 2020-04-06 00:25

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Why Iran expects tourism boom after coronavirus

    TEHRAN – The novel coronavirus pandemic has brought travel to a standstill nearly all over the globe, including Iran, causing huge job and revenue losses.

  • 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.

  • Find out why medical tourism is to be big business in Iran 2019-12-31 10:21

    Find out why medical tourism is to be big business in Iran

    Nowadays, medical tourism is considered as a booming industry on the global scene as some 20 to 24 million patients are traveling for medical treatments annually. Estimates on market size vary but the Patients Without Borders publishing group puts its value at around €60 to €80 billion worldwide.

  • Foreign travelers visit the towers of silence nested on a lonely, barren hilltop on the outskirts of Yazd, central Iran. 2019-11-25 19:18

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Iran at the height of travel season

    TEHRAN – Perhaps it is tough to define a best time for visiting Iran, which is known as a four-season country, I mean spring, summer, fall and winter; each having its own charms and travel lovers.

  • A traveler takes a photo of the 18th-century Agha Bozorg mosque, which stands tall in the oasis city of Kashan, central Iran. 2019-11-17 10:00

    Iran is world’s 3rd fastest growing tourist destination: Afar magazine

    TEHRAN - Iran has been ranked 3rd among countries with fastest growing tourist destination by Afar, a U.S.-based award-winning travel magazine, next to Tajikistan and Ecuador in the first and second spots.

  • How much does it cost to visit Iran as world’s 1st pocket-friendly destination 2019-10-04 20:02

    How much does it cost to visit Iran as world’s 1st pocket-friendly destination

    TEHRAN – Earlier in September the World Economic Forum (WEF) ranked Iran first in the world as a pocket-friendly destination.

  • Foreign travelers visit Naqsh-e Rostam, an Achaemenid necropolis, which comprises massive rock–hewn tombs and scenic Sassanid-era bas-relief carvings. Naqsh-e Rostam is situated in southern Iran, nearing Persepolis, a bustling UNESCO World Heritage site northward Shiraz. 2019-09-14 19:20

    Iran ranks 1st globally as a pocket-friendly destination: WEF

    TEHRAN – The World Economic Forum (WEF) has ranked Iran first in the world as a pocket-friendly destination.