Iran urged to use Halal food capacity to boost tourism industry

Iran’s Halal food capacity, which can attract a potential 1.5 billion Muslims across the world has been neglected, according to Chairman of Tourism Commission of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines, and Agriculture (ICCIMA) Ali-Akbar Abdolmaleki.


Iran aims to attract health tourists from five neighboring countries

Mohammad Reza Karbasi, the deputy for international affairs of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines, and Agriculture (ICCIMA) said that five neighboring countries, namely Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Oman, Azerbaijan, and Iraq, are Iran’s target countries for promoting health tourism.

Iran Chamber

Iran to accept tourists soon as COVID restrictions ease

An Iranian government minister says the country will resume issuing tourism visas soon as it seeks to end a 19-month suspension caused by the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

Macro Economy

Russia, Iran to sign visa waiver agreement for tourist groups

Iran’s tourism minister Ali Asghar Mounesan is in the Russian capital, Moscow, to sign a deal to ease visa requirements for tourist groups traveling between the two countries.

Society Economy

Iran approves new measures for foreign tourists

Foreign tourists will be requested to visit Iran in limited and controlled numbers while abiding by new health protocols, Deputy Head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization, Vali Teymouri, said on Tuesday.

Society Economy

Iran tourism arrival down 72% in 8 months

Iran’s tourist arrivals saw a decline of 72% in the first eight months of 2020, according to the latest data of World Tourism Organization.

Society Economy

Tourism key component of 25-year Sino-Iranian strategic pact

An Iranian official says enhancing cooperation and investments in the tourism sector is a key component of the 25-year partnership agreement which Tehran and Beijing are working to finalize.

Modern Enterprise

Iran to open century-old palace to tourists

A century-old palace known for its pure Iranian architecture is set to open to the public after more than 40 years of closure.

Society Economy

Iran launches Tabriz-Jolfa free tourist train

Iran has launched a free tourists train between the northwestern cities of Tabriz and Jolfa. The five-railcar train with the capacity of 400 passengers will carry tourists in both directions on a daily schedule.

Society Economy

Iran tourist arrivals surge despite sanctions

The number of international visitors to Iran has surged for the past two calendar years despite a series of sanctions imposed by the United States that have sought to isolate the country at the global level.

Society Economy