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Iran’s cultural tourism comes to Turkey with Ankara exhibition

Iran’s cultural tourism comes to Turkey with Ankara exhibition

Iranian handicrafts, cultural and artistic products including engravings and miniatures, as well as pictures of cultural, historical, and tourist ... Read More

Australian travel bloggers released from Iranian prison

Australian travel bloggers released from Iranian prison

Two Australian travel bloggers who were detained for three months after being arrested for flying a drone near a ... Read More

Austria and Iran tourism partnership

Austria and Iran tourism partnership

At a Sustainable Tourism Conference. an agreement was signed by an Austrian delegation of travel and tourism leaders with ... Read More

Iran’s tourism chief: Nearly 8 million foreign tourists visited Iran last year

Iran’s tourism chief: Nearly 8 million foreign tourists visited Iran last year

Around eight million foreigners visited Iran in the last Iranian calendar year ending in March 2019, the head of ... Read More

New Caspian Sea ferry service will link Iran and Russia’s Dagestan

New Caspian Sea ferry service will link Iran and Russia’s Dagestan

Iran and Russia are discussing plans to launch a ferry service across the Caspian Sea that would link Iran ... Read More

Iran puts priority on Travel and Tourism Export

Iran puts priority on Travel and Tourism Export

With sanctions in place against Iran by many western countries, the tourism industry has been selected as a top ... Read More

US Treasury Advisory highlights Iranian airlines’ support of destabilizing activity

US Treasury Advisory highlights Iranian airlines’ support of destabilizing activity

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued an Iran-related Advisory to inform ... Read More

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards pirates hijack foreign tanker in Persian Gulf

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards pirates hijack foreign tanker in Persian Gulf

A foreign ship was intercepted and hijacked by the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) near Larak Island in ... Read More

UAE oil tanker disappears in Persian Gulf near Iran

UAE oil tanker disappears in Persian Gulf near Iran

Emirates-based oil tanker has vanished from the radar, while sailing through the Strait of Hormuz near Iran. The Panamanian-flagged ... Read More

Iran – Ghana signs MOU on tourism and free trade zone cooperation

Iran – Ghana signs MOU on tourism and free trade zone cooperation

The deputy head of the Supreme Council of Iran's Free Trade, Industrial and Special Economic Zones for cultural, tourism ... Read More

FAA bans all US airlines from flying over Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman

FAA bans all US airlines from flying over Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned all US civil aircraft from flying in Iranian airspace above the ... Read More

Iran and USA: Did a conflict just start?

Iran and USA: Did a conflict just start?

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has shot down an intruding American spy drone in the country’s southern coastal ... Read More

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

A maritime safety group warned earlier today of an unspecific threat in the Gulf Oman urging extreme caution amid ... Read More

Budget Airline SalamAir Muscat to Tehran is second flight destination to Iran

Budget Airline SalamAir Muscat to Tehran is second flight destination to Iran

SalamAir, Oman’s first budget airline, has launched its first flight to Tehran, Iran flying Muscat- Tehran three times a ... Read More

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

As dramatic videos of deadly floods leaving behind destroyed vehicles and other damage circulate on Iranian social media networks, ... Read More

“Can no longer serve French territory”: France bans Iran’s Mahan Air

“Can no longer serve French territory”: France bans Iran’s Mahan Air

France has revoked the license of Iranian airline Mahan Air from April 1 on its activities outside of Europe, ... Read More

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

There is no war in Iran, the country is generally safe, and the living standards are comparable to those ... Read More

AITA chief: Iran wants ‘balance in tourist flow rates’ with Turkey

AITA chief: Iran wants ‘balance in tourist flow rates’ with Turkey

Head of the Association of Iranian Travel Agents has emphasized the need to attain a balance in tourist flow ... Read More

Iran puts its oldest charter airline on the block

Iran puts its oldest charter airline on the block

Iran announced that it will auction its the oldest charter airline company. Ahvaz-based Karun Airlines will be offered for ... Read More

German authorities cancels all Iranian Mahan Air flights

German authorities cancels all Iranian Mahan Air flights

There are no more flights from Iran to Germany on Mahan Air at this time. Mahan Airlines, operating under the ... Read More

15 killed as Boeing 707 jet crashes into residential neighborhood in Iran

15 killed as Boeing 707 jet crashes into residential neighborhood in Iran

Iranian Boeing 707 cargo aircraft which crashed on Monday into a residential area, while trying to land west Tehran. ... Read More

Russia wants to sells its passenger planes to Iran. Not so fast, says US

Russia wants to sells its passenger planes to Iran. Not so fast, says US

Last year, Russia's JSC Sukhoi Company has signed an agreement to deliver 40 new twin-engine regional passenger jets, Sukhoi ... Read More

Iran announces its first sports trade show

Iran announces its first sports trade show

Iran is planning to hold its first sports trade show on January 9 and January 10, 2019, official IRNA ... Read More

Iran: ‘No documented proof’ of Mahan Air ban by Germany

Iran: ‘No documented proof’ of Mahan Air ban by Germany

Iranian civil aviation denied some media reports that Germany is planning to ban flights of Iran's Mahan Air to ... Read More

Why Iran is important for UNWTO Secretary General  Zurab Pololikashvili?

Why Iran is important for UNWTO Secretary General  Zurab Pololikashvili?

The Islamic Republic of Iran is an important country for the UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili. Iran is a member of the ... Read More

Qatar Airways expands its operations in Iran

Qatar Airways expands its operations in Iran

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will expand its operations in Iran with the launch of a ... Read More

UNWTO: Community involvement needed in cultural tourism’s digital transformation

UNWTO: Community involvement needed in cultural tourism’s digital transformation

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)’s International Seminar on Harnessing Cultural Tourism through Innovation and Technology and 40th Affiliate Members ... Read More

Strong fatal earthquake strikes western Iran

Strong fatal earthquake strikes western Iran

A 6.1 magnitude quake struck the western side of Iran today, August 25, 2018, at 22:13:26 UTC, killing one. Read More

6.1 Iran deadly Sunday Morning earthquake felt as far as Baghdad

6.1 Iran deadly Sunday Morning earthquake felt as far as Baghdad

Tazehabad, Iran is the closest town with less than 1.100 people that was shaken by a strong 6.1 earthquake ... Read More

How Iran welcomes American Tourists without the U.S. Government ever knowing

How Iran welcomes American Tourists without the U.S. Government ever knowing

Iran has always been a welcoming country to visitors, even if these visitors come from countries like the United ... Read More

Did Trump just tweet his version of Death to Iran? Safety for tourists in Iran?

Did Trump just tweet his version of Death to Iran? Safety for tourists in Iran?

How safe is it to travel to Iran after today's rage of words between leaders of Iran and the ... Read More

AIRBNB speaks out on Supreme Court decision on US travel ban

AIRBNB speaks out on Supreme Court decision on US travel ban

Today, the US Supreme Court decided to uphold the travel ban designed by the Trump administration. The ban restricts ... Read More

Minister: Iran and Georgia should integrate bankcard systems to boost tourism

Minister: Iran and Georgia should integrate bankcard systems to boost tourism

Iran has proposed to integrate its bankcard systems with Georgia's in a move to boost tourism revenues for the ... Read More

United States and UAE disrupt extensive currency exchange network in Iran

United States and UAE disrupt extensive currency exchange network in Iran

Today the United States and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) jointly took action to disrupt an extensive currency exchange ... Read More

US Secretary of the Treasury Steven T. Mnuchin issues statement on Iran decision

US Secretary of the Treasury Steven T. Mnuchin issues statement on Iran decision

Today President Donald J. Trump announced his decision to cease the United States’ participation in the JCPOA and begin ... Read More

Tourism to Iran for Americans: A wait and see approach after the US cancels the Iran nuclear deal?

Tourism to Iran for Americans: A wait and see approach after the US cancels the Iran nuclear deal?

Today, US President Donald Trump announced today the US is withdrawing from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Trump threatened ... Read More