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  •  A poster for “Iranian Cuisine, Tourism Culture” festival 2017-07-25 09:10

    Gorgan to host culinary festival

    TEHRAN – Gorgan, the capital of Golestan Province in northern Iran, will host a culinary festival from August 2 to 4.

  • Mirhadi Qareseyyed-Romiani in an undated photo 2017-07-24 18:06

    CHTHO appoints new deputy director for tourism

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization Director Zahra Ahmadipour on Saturday appointed Mirhadi Qareseyyed-Romiani as the new deputy for tourism affairs.

  • CHTHO to introduce disable-friendly tourist sites 2017-07-09 08:46

    CHTHO to introduce disable-friendly tourist sites

    TEHRAN – The Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization of Iran is working on a website that will provide information on destinations across the country which are suitable for disabled persons.

  • پویا محمودیان 2017-06-10 19:46

    CHTHO to establish countrywide handicrafts kiosks

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization will launch handicrafts kiosks and souvenir shops in major cities and tourist destinations nationwide, IRNA reported on Wednesday.

  • Wooden boxes handcrafted with marquetry ornaments 2017-05-23 09:33

    Tehran exhibit highlights Iranian handicrafts

    TEHRAN – A patchwork of Iranian handicrafts have been put on show at the headquarters of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting in line with a scheme that pursues encouraging the skills at various workplaces.

  • An undated photo shows foreign travelers at Tavasolian eco-lodge in Natanz, Ishafan province 2017-05-17 18:06

    Tourism body pushes for quality as eco-lodges thriving across Iran

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization is stepping up efforts to improve the quality of countrywide eco-lodges that have been on the rise over the past couple of years.

  • Sunny, a seven-story cruise ship, makes its maiden voyage from Kish to Qeshm, two resort islands in the Persian Gulf, May 14, 2017. 2017-05-15 18:18

    Southern coasts to tap Iran maritime tourism potential

    TEHRAN – Iran aims to take advantage of southern coasts to make the best use of its maritime tourism potential by means of developing hospitality infrastructures, diversifying sea routes, and drawing private sector investors.

  • New rates set for eco-lodges in Iran 2017-05-13 18:44

    New rates set for eco-lodges in Iran

    TEHRAN – The Association of Eco-lodges in conjunction with the Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization has fixed new rates for eco-lodges that are scattered across the country.

  • A poster for the Second Iranian Woman Tourism Rally 2017-05-10 17:23

    All-women tourism rally flags off in Tehran

    TEHRAN – The first leg of an all-women tourism rally kicked off early on Wednesday during an official ceremony which was held at the foot of Azadi Tower in western Tehran.

  • A view of Malham Darreh, a touristic village in the northwestern Hamadan province 2017-05-08 18:16

    Ecotourism growth suggests solution for village-city migration

    TEHRAN – The expansion of ecotourism contributes to regional development while lessens irregular migration from rural areas to major cities, a top tourism official has said.

  • Iran pursues World Heritage listing for some ancient villages 2017-05-07 09:18

    Iran pursues World Heritage listing for some ancient villages

    TEHRAN – Iran is following up on possible inscription of some ancient villages on the UNESCO World Heritage list in the years ahead.

  • ICCROM Director-General Stefano De Caro (L) speaks with CHTHO Director Zahra Ahmadipour during a meeting in Tehran, May 3, 2017. 2017-05-06 20:30

    ICCROM expertise to help Iran preserve historical sites

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization aims to cement collaboration with the International Center for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), in a bid to accelerate preservation of numerous historical sites scattered across the country.

  • A patchwork of traditional Iranian vessels meticulously inlaid with enamel 2017-05-04 11:43

    Exemplary Iranian craftspeople honored

    TEHRAN – A number of exemplary Iranian craftspeople were honored in a ceremony, which was hosted by the Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization in Tehran on Tuesday.

  • A poster for the 3rd International ECO-Silk Road Food Festival 2017-05-01 18:59

    12 countries to attend Zanjan gastronomy festival

    TEHRAN – The historical city of Zanjan, northwestern Iran, will play host to the 3rd International ECO-Silk Road Food Festival with the theme of “Together for Sustainable Tourism” from May 10 to 12. ECO stands for Economic Cooperation Organization.

  • A file photo depicts Iranian carpets on show at a domestic expo 2017-04-27 15:25

    Handwoven crafts expo underway in Tehran

    TEHRAN – A vibrant exhibition of handwoven floor-covering handicrafts opened its doors to the public at the five-star Parsian Esteqlal Hotel in northern Tehran on Monday.

  •  A poster for the 81st International Handicrafts Trade Fair in Florence, Italy 2017-04-27 14:50

    Iranian artisans attending Florence handicrafts exhibit

    TEHRAN – A delegation of 18 Iranian artisans is participating in the 81st International Handicrafts Trade Fair -- Mostra Internazionale dell' Artigianato, which was inaugurated in Florence, Italy, on April 22.

  •  A poster for the Persian Culture Week, which was held in Leiderdorp, the Netherlands from April 14 to 19, 2017. 2017-04-22 23:20

    Visitors highly welcome Iranian crafts exhibit in Netherlands

    TEHRAN – A recent exhibition of Iranian handicrafts at the Iran-Netherlands Trade and Cultural Center in Leiderdorp was highly welcomed by visitors, an official with the Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization said.

  • The exhibition “Iran. Ancient Culture Between Water and Desert” in Bonn’s Bundeskunsthalle museum shows a muscular hero wrestling with two leopards. 2017-04-18 10:38

    ‘Bronze-Age Iranian relics epitomize divine beings doing superhuman things’

    TEHRAN – A senior German archaeologist has said Bronze Age Iranian relics, which are currently on show in Bonn, demonstrate conquer of the nature’s wild forces by the means of crafting divine beings doing superhuman things.

  •  ِِDecorative knives crafted by artisans who are native to Zanjan Province  2017-04-17 20:15

    CHTHO exhibits handicrafts native to Zanjan Province

    TEHRAN – A patchwork of handicrafts indigenous to Zanjan Province has been put on show at the headquarters of the Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization in Tehran.

  • A cluster of domestic and international tourists pose for a photo while visiting an Iranian eco-lodge in central Iran. 2017-04-15 21:18

    Iran moves into flourishing ecotourism market

    TEHRAN – The ecotourism market in Iran has witnessed a growth over the past couple of years, drawing more domestic and foreign backpackers to the pristine and relatively undisturbed natural areas of the country.

  •  Vestiges of an old structure is seen after being unearthed by a massive sandstorm in Fahraj, Kerman Province on April 4, 2017. 2017-04-09 09:06

    Archaeologists dispatched to newly-unearthed site in southeast Iran

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization has dispatched a cluster of archaeologists to the outskirts of Fahraj in Kerman Province, where a wave of recent tremendous sandstorms discovered vestiges of what believed to be an ancient site.

  • An undated photo shows a circle of foreign and domestic travelers visiting the ruins of Persepolis in southern Iran. 2017-03-27 10:07

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Iran eyes tourism a fertile source of revenue

    Iran regards tourism a fertile source of generating wealth, seeking to make the best use of positive atmosphere created in the wake of the 2015 landmark nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA.

  • An interior view of the historical Golestan Palace in the heart of Tehran 2017-03-21 18:48

    Intl. figures to celebrate Noruz at Golestan Palace

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization will host an international celebration of Noruz on March 26 at the historical Golestan Palace in downtown Tehran. 

  • Arg-e Karim Khan in Shiraz 2017-03-10 00:34

    Shiraz exhibit features ample national crafts

    TEHRAN – A major exhibition of handicrafts opened its doors to the public at the historical Karim Khan Citadel (Arg-e Karim Khan) in the city of Shiraz on Tuesday.

  •  Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Taleb Rifai makes a speach in an undated photo 2017-03-08 21:24

    UN tourism chief criticizes U.S. travel ban, hails Iran’s welcome

    TEHRAN – The head of the UN World Tourism Organization on Tuesday expressed disapproval of the freshly revised U.S. travel ban as an approach that still limits tourism, yet hailed Iran’s positive stance on welcoming inbound passengers.

  •  A file photo depicts vibrant handcrafted vessels that are meticulously inlaid with enamel 2017-03-07 04:24

    National handicrafts showroom to open in Tehran

    TEHRAN – The Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization plans to establish a national handicrafts showroom in Tehran in a bid to facilitate trade and yet to eliminate brokers.

  • An undated photo above depicts Zahra Ahmadipour who presides over Iran's Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization 2017-03-06 22:02

    Tourism chief to attend ITB Berlin, visit German officials

    TEHRAN – Zahra Ahmadipour, the director of the Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization, left Tehran for Germany on Monday to attend the opening ceremony of the Internationale Tourismus-Börse Berlin (ITB Berlin), which runs from March 8 to 12.

  • Tourists visit the magnificent ruins of Persepolis, southern Iran, in an undated photo. 2017-03-04 23:09

    Iran plans to take action against U.S. visa policy

    TEHRAN – The Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs plans to pursue the issue of damage the country’s tourism sector has suffered after the U.S. introduced restrictions on its visa waiver program in 2015.

  • A jacket richly ornamented with needlework 2017-02-28 12:02

    Sets of needlework on show at CHTHO

    TEHRAN – A needlework collection crafted by veteran artisan Marzieh Dizangian is on display at the Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization (CHTHO) in Tehran.

  • Iran and Russia flags 2017-02-28 08:46

    Delegation of Russian tour operators, reporters to visit Iran

    TEHRAN – A group of key tour operators from Russia accompanied by correspondents from the country’s REN TV, a private federal TV channel, are about to pay a visit to Iran, the website of Iran Embassy in Russia reported on Monday.