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High Potentials for Boosting Culinary Tourism

Travel experts unanimously believe there is hardly a better way to learn about the local culture of a place than by experiencing its food and dining customs. A growing number of globetrotters for whom gastronomic pursuits are more than just … Read More

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Funds to Restore Iranian Heritage Sites Abroad

The restoration of historical sites and buildings in other countries whose history is linked to Iran had been suspended for long due to a lack of funds Abudget of 90 billion rials ($2.4 million) has been earmarked in the current … Read More

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Free Museum Entry

  All museums managed by Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization will charge no admission on Thursday (May 18) to commemorate World Museum Day. In addition, historical sites such as Persepolis will also allow free entry on Thursday, YJC … Read More

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Ecolodges Need Monitoring

Because of the rapid development of ecolodges in Iran over the past few years, some have reportedly failed to adhere to the official guidelines. Ecolodges are accommodations built in the heart of nature and designed to have the least possible … Read More

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Commemorative Stamps for Lut Desert

In a move to familiarize the public with Lut Desert, Iran’s first and only natural world heritage site, commemorative stamps depicting various attractions in the vast desert have been issued. The 16 stamps are available at the South Khorasan Province’s … Read More

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Canada Targets 30% Rise in International Tourists

Canada has launched a new tourism campaign with the aim of raising the number of international visitors by 30% within the next four years. Called the New Tourism Vision, it sets out a 20-point plan to grow arrivals from last … Read More

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Airlines Bracing for US Laptop Ban Chaos

Carriers are bracing for operational chaos at European airports after the Department of Homeland Security said last week it might expand to Europe a ban imposed in March on US-bound flights from 10 Middle Eastern airports. The new security protocol … Read More

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Workshop for Graphic Designers

The Iranian Graphic Designers Society (IGDS) is holding a workshop on May 17 to be conducted by Shahrzad Esfarjani, an expert in creative marketing and communications. The publishing house of ‘Entesharat-Fanni-Iran’ based in Tehran, is hosting the workshop on “learning … Read More

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‘Pure Drawing’ in Milan Exhibit

Spazio Nour Art Gallery, an art studio in Milan, Italy, is presenting drawings by members of the ‘House of Drawing,’ a center that promotes the art of drawing in Tehran. The works are showcased at an exhibition titled ‘Pure Drawing,’ … Read More

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Macbeth Adaptation on Stage After Tough Rehearsals

After one and half years of rehearsal, a play based on English playwright Shakespeare’s tragedy Macbeth has come on stage at Molavi Theater in Tehran. ‘Should Have Died Hereafter,’ directed by actor and director Seyed Reza Mousavi, 45, opens today … Read More

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