Iran Tour Guides Determined To Make a Difference

PersiaPort WFTGA 2017The World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (WFTGA) had certified Iran’s hosting of the WFTGA Convention in 2017. It is due that 800 Iranian and foreign tourist guides to attend the 17th WFTGA convention in Tehran, according to the head of Iran’s Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (IFTGA), Arash Nour-Aqaei.

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Photo Competition: A Window On My Iran

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Calling all photographers! The Edinburgh Iranian Festival is running a competition via social media on the theme of “A Window On My Iran“. Entrants are asked to share striking images on Instagram and Twitter that show an aspect of life in Iran, perhaps one that might be unexpected to the outside world, or that illustrates what Iran and its people means to them.

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The 10th Tehran International Tourism Exhibition

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The 10th Tehran International Tourism Exhibition will be held at Tehran’s International Fairground during Feb. 6-9, 2017. The motto of this year’s event is ‘See Iran Different‘.

– The main topics of the next edition of Tehran International Tourism Exhibition are including: hotels, travel & tours agencies, all kinds of hotel equipment and service providers, health tourism, handicrafts and arts, traditional ceremonies, ethics and music, investment companies and utilizers, tourism plans and projects, educational institutes, hotel and tourism books magazines and publications, IT and informatics services and E-tourism, airlines and transportation services, museums.

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Lut ‪desert‬ and Gonabad Qanats have been added in the ‪UNESCO world heritage list

In the fortieth session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, Lut Desert or Dasht-e Lut and 11 historical aqueducts “Qanats” in Iran were registered in the list of UNESCO World Herigate.

Lut Desert covers about 10% of Iran and is one of the hottest places in the world.

Gonabad Qanats are among the 11 Qanats that have been registered in the list of UNESCO world heritage.

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7 experiences you shouldn’t leave Iran without

7 experiences you shouldn’t leave Iran without

Most travellers see Iran as a once in a life opportunity that’s probably not going to be happening anymore. They take as many days off as they can and squeeze in as many cities possible in a 10-day voyage. No wonder why by the end of the trip they are shattered and actually in need of another holiday to recover.

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