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.
A southwest Chinese village known for its watermelon plantation has come up with an innovative and interactive way to increase the sales of its watermelon and attract tourism to the region by inviting people to feast on the sweet fruit and awarding them with money.
A total of 6,850 foreign tourists visited tourist attractions of Iran’s northwestern province of Qazvin during the first four months of the current Iranian year (beginning March 21), said the deputy director general of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicraft and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) in Qazvin Province, Nader Mohammadi, on Sunday.
Tourists visiting historical and cultural sites of Shiraz, Iran’s southwestern province of Fars, increased by 12 percent in the first three months of the current Persian year (starting March 21, 2019), said the head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) of Fars Province.
One of the main questions of tourists is that is it safe to travel to eastern countries? Iran is a special country with wide verity of specifications such as nature and different cultures. So because of the highest rate of tourism capacity, all the tourists prefer to travel to Iran. For all tourists, Iran is the best choice to travel just because of its money value. But there is the main question for everyone.
The Iranian government passed a law to cancel visa formality for Chinese nationals enabling Chinese tourists to visit Iran visa-free, drawing a share of the total 129 million Chinese tourists, said the deputy head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO) for tourism affairs on Monday.
About 7.8 million foreign tourists arrived in Iran during the year to March 2019 while the figure for the year to March 2018 was 5.1 million, said the head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicraft and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO).