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Iran’s Tourism Hit by Pandemic, Sanctions

Iran is home to one of the world’s oldest civilizations. With 26 cultural and natural UNESCO heritage sites, Iran is placed at the 10th spot
Iran’s Tourism Hit by Pandemic, Sanctions
Iran’s Tourism Hit by Pandemic, Sanctions

For a long time, the unfavorable state of Iran’s tourism sector has been talked about and compared to that of neighboring countries, until the Covid-19 hit the final blow, reads an article in Ayandenegar, a monthly journal published by Tehran Chamber of Commerce.
Along with the pandemic, economic sanctions and rising tensions between Iran and the United States have reduced the number of foreign tourists visiting Iran.
The number of incoming tours from the United States dropped to zero and those from Europe dropped sharply.
Iran’s tourism industry has barely survived, thanks to the limited number of domestic travels and foreign trips.


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