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  • Persian Onager Population Up a Notch
    05/29/2018
    The birth of a female Persian onager on Saturday at Panj Angosht preservation site in Abarkouh County, Yazd Province, increased the number of the rare mammal to 18 individuals in the site, head of...
  • Expert Sheds Light  on Flood Risk
    05/29/2018
    Iran's Forests, Range and Watershed Management Organization has warned over 55% or about 91million hectares of national watersheds are highly exposed to flood hazards. Around 41.5% of Iran's...
  • Booking.com is restricting its services for Iran following US withdrawal from JCPOA.
    05/28/2018
    The leading hotel reservation website Booking.com's wind-down of operations regarding Iran is unlikely to have a significant effect on the country's tourism industry, according to a top official...
  • Iran is among the world's top three producers of handicrafts, along with China and India.
    05/28/2018
    Negotiations are underway with domestic hypermarkets to make space for permanent sale of handmade artworks in an effort to boost handcrafts trade, the director general of Handicrafts' Export Office...
  • Fed-Up Spanish Cities Restrict Peer-to-Peer Rentals
    05/28/2018
    Spain may be one of the world's top tourist destinations, but many people in its biggest cities have...
  • More Azeri Visitors
    05/28/2018
    The number of tourists from the Republic of Azerbaijan to Iran saw an 11.6% increase over the first four months of 2018 as compared to the same period last year. The Azeris' general outbound travel...
  • Call for Easing Travel Restrictions in Ilam
    05/28/2018
    The top tourism official in Ilam Province called for the expansion of tourism ties at border areas with Iraq to help boost local businesses and livelihood in the western province, which is beset...
  • Plan to Restore Shiraz Old Texture
    05/26/2018
    Two houses of heritage value in the Shiraz historical texture in Fars Province, which were injudiciously demolished in late February, along with other destroyed structures in the area will soon be...
  • Historical Garden May Serve as Museum
    05/26/2018
    Khorasan Razavi Province's office of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization is seeking a trilateral agreement with the municipality of the provincial capital Mashhad and Keshavarzi...
  • At most four million Iranians travel abroad for leisure and spend $1,000 per person on average.
    05/26/2018
    A high-ranking tourism official has voiced suspicion about the recent statistics on the amount of capital outflow through tourists' spending overseas.  Mehrdad Baouj Lahouti, a member of the...
  • Viral Bug Hits Indian State's Tour Industry
    05/26/2018
    Tourism in the Indian state of Kerala is bearing the brunt of the sudden outbreak of the Nipah...  
  • Ancient Structure  Discovered in Isfahan
    05/26/2018
    A stone water pool and canal has been recently discovered on the north-wing roof of Ali Qapu Grand Palace in Isfahan Province, head of the provincial office of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts...
  • Drive to Draw World's  Most Splurging Tourists
    05/23/2018
    The Iranian government is making efforts to tap the big-spending Chinese travelers through organizing international conferences aimed at bridging the gap of knowledge for the citizens of the Asian...
  • Yazd Historical Texture Under Restoration
    05/23/2018
    A budget of 35 billion rials ($830,000) has been allotted for the restoration of the historical texture of Yazd Province and the project has already been underway since the beginning of the current...
  • Volcano Eruption Squeezing Hawaii Tourism
    05/23/2018
    Cruise ships have canceled stops on Hawaii's Big Island. Hotel rooms will sit vacant this summer...
  • Embassies Urged to  Promote Iran Worldwide
    05/23/2018
    The head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization has called on Iranian embassies in foreign countries to help promote the county as a favored travel destination.  “...
  • Si-o-Se Pol Railings to Be Up Soon
    05/23/2018
    A long-debated project will become operational within days to set up railings at the Si-o-Se Pol to prevent fatal falls from the high openings of the historic bridge over Isfahan's Zayanderoud, a...
  • Flights Grounded Due to French Strike
    05/23/2018
    The latest strike by French air-traffic controllers has grounded hundreds of flights and is delaying...
  • At Least 15 Killed in Somaliland Tropical Cyclone
    05/22/2018
    At least 15 people have died in Somaliland after heavy rains caused by tropical cyclone Sagar which...
  • Iran, EU Vow to Uphold Climate Obligations
    05/22/2018
    Iran and the European Union renewed their commitment to the 2015 Paris accord on curbing the global warming. “Domestic legal procedures are underway to finalize an approval for joining the pact,”...
  • Expert Warning on Killer Fungi
    05/22/2018
    A biology expert has warned against eating wild mushrooms that have grown extensively across natural areas following the recent rainfalls and have poisoned dozens of citizens.  Hossein Riahi, a...
  • Green Light to Diesel Ban in Germany
    05/22/2018
    German cities have been given the go-ahead to ban older diesel cars from their roads with immediate effect.
  • Cheetah Back on Team Melli Apparel
    05/22/2018
    In response to widespread criticism by environmental groups, the image of Asiatic cheetah was finally added to the Iranian national football team’s apparel, although in a smaller size than expected...
  • Urmia in Better State After Rainfalls
    05/22/2018
    Water level of the long-time embattled Urmia Lake in northwest Iran has risen by 5cm over the past week thanks to the springtime precipitation, the head of Urmia Lake Restoration Project said.  “...
  • Wildlife Wetland Struggling Against Contaminants
    05/22/2018
    Kanibarazan Wetland, a top bird-watching spot in Mahabad County, West Azarbaijan Province, is fighting a battle against contamination, a senior official at the Department of Environment warned. ...

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