Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Ali-Asghar Mounesan has, in a statement, described Iran as highly safe and secure, and ready to welcome tourists from around the globe, inviting them to experience a unique journey to the land of history and civilization.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison urged foreign tourists not to be deterred by deadly wildfires that have razed large swathes of the country and sent smoke palls as far as South America, even as authorities warned of revitalized blazes.
The number of foreign tourists who visited tourist attractions in Zanjan Province, in west-central Iran, during the first nine months of the current Iranian year (started on March 21, 2019) increased by 13 percent compared to the corresponding period last year.
India’s tourism industry has been hit by a wave of violent antigovernment protests against a new citizenship law that have rocked several cities this month, with at least seven countries issuing travel warnings.
A total number of 6.7 million foreign travelers, with visas, visited Iran in the first eight months of the current Iranian year (started March 21, 2019), said the head of Iran’s Foreign Ministry’s Visa and Passport Department.
The number of Chinese tourists to Iran has increased thanks to efforts by the Iranian Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts and elimination of visa requirements for visitors from the East Asian country, said China’s ambassador to Iran.
The number of foreign tourists who have visited Iran in the first half of the current Iranian year (started March 21, 2019) increased by 26 percent, in comparison with the same period last year, said Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan.
The holy shrine of Hazrat Masoumeh (PBUH), located in the city of Qom, the capital of the central province of Qom, hosted 53,600 foreign tourists and pilgrims in the past six months, said the head of the holy shrine’s Department for International Affairs on Tuesday.
The clean air of the ancient land, mountains and the status of a safe and hospitable country in the region. These are the factors that attract tourists visiting Armenia. Iran and Armenia enjoy friendly ties and Yerevan hopes that they advance to a new level, especially after the signing of an agreement between Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union on a free trade zone. The countries can also closely cooperate in humanitarian efforts.
Around 3 million tourists visited Iran during first four months of this year (started March 21) which indicates 40 percent rise compared to the corresponding period last year, deputy minister of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism of Iran Vali Teymouri said on Thursday.