The arrival of foreign tourists in Iran increased 52 percent in the last Iranian year (ending on March 20, 2019) reaching 7.8 million tourists, said the vice president and head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO).
The number of foreign tourists visiting Iran increased by 40 percent during the first three months of the current Persian year (starting March 21, 2019), compared to the same period last year, deputy head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) said on Tuesday.
Chernobyl, site of the world's deadliest nuclear accident, is now a surprisingly popular tourist destination. But lethal radiation still permeates the landscape around the site, so why is it safe to visit at all?
The development of a ‘space yacht’ capable of taking off from ordinary airfields to deliver tourists to near-earth orbit, is conducted in Russia with the support of the National Technology Initiative's (NTI) AeroNet and SpaceNet working groups, the chief designer of NPO Aviation and Space Technologies Alexander Begak told Sputnik.
Billionaire Japanese tycoon and future space tourist Yusaku Maezawa's training to go the moon should not be too tricky, he joked on Tuesday, adding that he planned to use free time from his six-hour work day to squeeze it in.
Gunmen with rifles and pistols killed three people on Friday and injured at least seven in a tourist plaza in downtown Mexico City, police said, adding that they were chasing three men dressed as mariachi musicians who fled on motorbikes.