Tuesday, 23 April 2013 13:56

Foreign arrivals up

The number of foreign tourists who arrived in Iran during the first half of the first Iranian month of Farvardin (March 21-April 4) increased by 30 percent, said the head of the Association of Iranian Tour Operators.

Tuesday, 23 April 2013 13:52

Sarab: Rewarding Experience

The city of Sarab in East Azarbaijan province is surrounded by Sabalan Mountain and Bozqoush Mountain from the north, east and south. This city is, in fact, a plain only accessible through the west.

Iran's Law Enforcement Police have seized large cargos of narcotics in several operations along the country's borders, specially in Sistan and Balouchestan, a border guard commander announced on Monday.

Monday, 22 April 2013 11:53

Hamedan: Superior tourism prospects

Hamedan is considered the fifth tourist city of Iran. Many domestic and foreign tourists visit its ancient and natural attractions throughout the year.

A foundation for the Persian language was established in Tehran on Sunday, which was Iran’s National Sadi Day.

Head of Iran's Red Crescent Society (IRCS) Abolhassan Faqih praised the Society's active role in international and regional rescue and relief operations.

Saturday, 20 April 2013 13:21

UNWTO praises Iranian tourism

Holding a ceremony to honor the efforts made by the Headquarters for Facilitating Travels during Norouz (Iranian New Year started March 21) at Azadi Stadium shows the importance of tourism industry in Iran.

Friday, 19 April 2013 16:05

Arzhan & Parishan: Natural Wonders

The protected zones of Arzhan and Parishan are situated 60 kilometers west of Shiraz in the vicinity of an important road that connects Shiraz to the provinces of Khuzestan and Bushehr.

Egypt's Tourism Minister Hisham Zaazou underlined the Iranian and Egyptian governments and nations' strong enthusiasm for the expansion of mutual cooperation in tourism fields, and predicted a bright future for the tourist ties between Tehran and Cairo.

Voicing sorrow over the Tuesday's earthquake in Iran and Pakistan, Ban Ki-moon promised both countries the United Nations' assistance, should they need it.