EghtesadOnline: More than 2.1 million Iranian tourists visited Turkey in 2019 to register an increase of 5.05% compared to 2018.
EghtesadOnline: Eight million tourists visited Iran during the first 10 months of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2019-Jan. 20), Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Minister Ali Asghar Mounesan was quoted as saying by the Persian-language daily Donya-e-Eqtesad.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism has identified 30 target countries (out of 84 under study) to attract tourists from.
EghtesadOnline: Iran and Oman are working to strengthen cooperation in the tourism sector.
EghtesadOnline: A weak local currency has proved to be a boon to Iran’s inbound tourists while a nemesis to its outbound tourism industry, at least twice in the past decade.
EghtesadOnline: About 7.8 million tourists traveled to Iran in the last fiscal year (ended March 20, 2019) to register a 52.5% growth compared with the preceding year, the deputy head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: Confirming rumors of an imminent change in the Central Bank of Iran’s policy to allocate subsidized currency to outbound tourists, the head of CBI’s Forex Policies & Regulations Department has said the decision on travel currency will be finalized in the next few days.