Posts Tagged ‘tourism’

Centuries-old pigeon towers under restoration for tourism

TEHRAN—Teams of cultural heritage restores are busy restoring arrays of abandoned pigeon towers, now deemed as emerging tourist destinations in Falavarjan county of Isfahan province. On Monday, several local authorities paid a visit to the centuries-old mud-brick towers to personally inspect the restoration process, CHTN reported. The physical condition of pigeon towers, historical values ​​of […]

Centuries-old pigeon towers under restoration for tourism

TEHRAN—Teams of cultural heritage restores are busy restoring arrays of abandoned pigeon towers, now deemed as emerging tourist destinations in Falavarjan county of Isfahan province. On Monday, several local authorities paid a visit to the centuries-old mud-brick towers to personally inspect the restoration process, CHTN reported. The physical condition of pigeon towers, historical values ​​of […]

Tabriz, Kazan seek to expand tourism ties

TEHRAN—Tatarstan’s Minister of Culture, Irada Ayupova, and tourism officials of Tabriz discussed expanding ties on Monday, including sharing cultural heritage restoration and holding joint seminars and exhibitions. “Necessary arrangements are being made to organize a joint cultural heritage week between Tabriz and Kazan,” IRNA quoted Ayupova as saying on Monday. In this regard, the exchange […]

Golestan to develop rural tourism infrastructure

TEHRAN—Authorities in northern province of golestan plan to develop the rural tourism infrastructure, the provincial tourism chief has said. Development of tourism infrastructure will be prioritized in rural areas considering the capacities of the villages, Mohammad Javad Savari explained on Monday. This could lead to overcoming the deprivation in the villages of the province, the […]

Americans boost Greek Tourism- up 50 percent

Tourism stakeholders in Greece have welcomed the return of American tourists after negotiating deals this year with US-based airlines for 63 direct flights a week to Athens. Indicatively, on average, American travelers spend 2,000 dollars a week during their holidays: 25 percent on accommodation and 15 percent on accommodation. According to the American Society of […]

Tourism Through the Ages: The Human Desire to Explore

Although taking a summer vacation is now a standard aspect of modern-day civilization for many, it wasn’t always that way. Tourism was far less common in ancient times than it is today, but that certainly doesn’t mean it didn’t occur at all. Even in ancient times, people had a natural curiosity about the world around […]

Borujerd’s historical core holds potential to become tourism hub

TEHRAN—The historical core of Borujerd could be developed into one of the main tourism hubs of the western Lorestan province, the provincial tourism chief has said. A number of historical structures, especially old mansions, give the 270-hectare historical core of Borujerd great potential to become a tourism hub for the region, Ata Hassanpur explained on […]

Mykonos locals fed up with ‘champagne’ tourism

Celebrity favourite Mykonos island has made mint being the playground for the rich and famous but locals are starting to feel that development has gone too far writes Helena Smith for The Guardian. Another local, Irene Syrianou, who is trying to promote Mykonos’s culture through mosaics inspired by the magnificent examples found among the ruins […]

Iranian tourism insiders, Russian fellows discuss ways to deepen ties

TEHRAN–– Several tourism insiders and officials from Iran and Russia have discussed ways to boost travel between the two nations, IRNA reported on Friday. Knowledge exchange, education, hotel management, holding joint exhibitions, and introducing tours and investments were among the issues they discussed, the report said. In addition, the experts exchanged views on prospects of […]

Tourism projects come on stream in southeast Iran

TEHRAN–Four tourism-related projects have recently been inaugurated in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, the deputy provincial tourism chief has said. On the occasion of Government Week (August 24-30), four tourism-related projects came on stream in the provincial capital of Zahedan, Reza Ganjali explained on Wednesday. The projects received an investment budget of 99 billion rials […]

Greece to Set New Record for Tourism in 2022

Greece will probably break records in terms of tourism revenue this summer, Alpha Bank said on Tuesday. In its weekly economic developments report, Alpha Bank highlighted that Greece’s tourism revenue this year is expected to reach 20 billion euros, significantly exceeding the amount generated by tourism in 2019 (18.2 billion euros).“2022 will probably emerge, according […]

Traditional leatherwork, jewelry on show at tourism ministry

TEHRAN–Collections of Seraji (a kind of traditional leatherwork) and traditional jewelry have been put on display at the headquarters of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts in Tehran. The exhibit, which was inaugurated on Saturday, showcases artworks crafted by Iranian artisans Bita Aminifard and Farnaz Mohammadzadeh, CHTN reported on Tuesday. With 14 entries, […]

Ground broken for tourism projects in southeast Iran

TEHRAN–Implementation of 12 tourism-related projects officially began on Sunday with ground-breaking ceremonies across Sistan-Baluchestan, the deputy provincial tourism chief has said. On the occasion of Government Week (August24-30), the construction of the projects worth 140 billion rials ($467,000) has begun in different cities of the southeastern province, Mojtaba Mirhosseini explained. The projects include boosting tourism […]

Greek island of Rhodes plans for winter tourism

Rhodes expects to have tourists in the island’s hotels right up to November 15, with relatively high occupancy rates, Rhodes municipal councillor Thanassis Vyrinis told the Athens-Macedonian News Agency on Sunday, while expressing satisfaction with the tourism season on the island so far. Vyrinis  noted that this year had broken all previous records for the […]

Greek island of Rhodes plans for winter tourism

Rhodes expects to have tourists in the island’s hotels right up to November 15, with relatively high occupancy rates, Rhodes municipal councillor Thanassis Vyrinis told the Athens-Macedonian News Agency on Sunday, while expressing satisfaction with the tourism season on the island so far. Vyrinis  noted that this year had broken all previous records for the […]

Greek island of Rhodes plans for winter tourism

Rhodes expects to have tourists in the island’s hotels right up to November 15, with relatively high occupancy rates, Rhodes municipal councillor Thanassis Vyrinis told the Athens-Macedonian News Agency on Sunday, while expressing satisfaction with the tourism season on the island so far. Vyrinis  noted that this year had broken all previous records for the […]

Greek island of Rhodes plans for winter tourism

Rhodes expects to have tourists in the island’s hotels right up to November 15, with relatively high occupancy rates, Rhodes municipal councillor Thanassis Vyrinis told the Athens-Macedonian News Agency on Sunday, while expressing satisfaction with the tourism season on the island so far. Vyrinis  noted that this year had broken all previous records for the […]

Local tourism projects inaugurated in Gilan

TEHRAN–On Saturday, 20 local tourism projects, including accommodation and recreation centers, were inaugurated in Gilan province. Gilan’s Governor-General Assadollah Abbasi and a host of local officials, travel insiders, and private investors attended the inauguration ceremonies, ISNA reported. The lush green province recorded some 17 million overnight stays, mainly by domestic travelers, in the first five […]

Local tourism projects inaugurated in Gilan

TEHRAN–On Saturday, 20 local tourism projects, including accommodation and recreation centers, were inaugurated in Gilan province. Gilan’s Governor-General Assadollah Abbasi and a host of local officials, travel insiders, and private investors attended the inauguration ceremonies, ISNA reported. The lush green province recorded some 17 million overnight stays, mainly by domestic travelers, in the first five […]

Local tourism projects inaugurated in Gilan

TEHRAN–On Saturday, 20 local tourism projects, including accommodation and recreation centers, were inaugurated in Gilan province. Gilan’s Governor-General Assadollah Abbasi and a host of local officials, travel insiders, and private investors attended the inauguration ceremonies, ISNA reported. The lush green province recorded some 17 million overnight stays, mainly by domestic travelers, in the first five […]

Tourists camp in a Samothrace church: “This type of tourism doesn’t respect the local tradition of the inhabitants”

An incident that demonstrates a lack of respect was recorded in Samothrace as tourists camped in the church of Agios Ioannis Prodromos in Therma. Apparently not realising the importance of the place, they spread their things on the floor using the church as a shelter. In a statement, the Holy Metropolis of Alexandroupolis expresses its […]

Tourists camp in a Samothrace church: “This type of tourism doesn’t respect the local tradition of the inhabitants”

An incident that demonstrates a lack of respect was recorded in Samothrace as tourists camped in the church of Agios Ioannis Prodromos in Therma. Apparently not realising the importance of the place, they spread their things on the floor using the church as a shelter. In a statement, the Holy Metropolis of Alexandroupolis expresses its […]

Tourists camp in a Samothrace church: “This type of tourism doesn’t respect the local tradition of the inhabitants”

An incident that demonstrates a lack of respect was recorded in Samothrace as tourists camped in the church of Agios Ioannis Prodromos in Therma. Apparently not realising the importance of the place, they spread their things on the floor using the church as a shelter. In a statement, the Holy Metropolis of Alexandroupolis expresses its […]

Tourists camp in a Samothrace church: “This type of tourism doesn’t respect the local tradition of the inhabitants”

An incident that demonstrates a lack of respect was recorded in Samothrace as tourists camped in the church of Agios Ioannis Prodromos in Therma. Apparently not realising the importance of the place, they spread their things on the floor using the church as a shelter. In a statement, the Holy Metropolis of Alexandroupolis expresses its […]

Kansas voters just turned their state into an abortion tourism destination

(NaturalNews) (Natural News) Efforts to prevent Kansas from becoming one of the most abortion-friendly states in the country, despite its “red” status, have failed.Voters there overwhelmingly decided to reject Amendment 2, which would have affirmed that “there is no Kansas constitutional right to abortion or to require the government funding of … [Read More…] Source

MYKONOS: The stunners of the 26th Miss Tourism Planet beauty contest

Mykonos was filled with an impressive presence as the candidates of the 26th “Miss Tourism Planet” beauty contest are on the island. The competition is organised by the president of the Models Association, Giorgos Kitoulis and aims to promote the landscapes of Greece to the world. Six of the finalists of this year’s beauty pageants… […]

Tourism main area of development for Kermanshah, official says

TEHRAN – As a major field of development for the western province of Kermanshah, tourism plays an important role, the provincial tourism chief has said.  Source

Thailand’s Tourism Industry and Russia’s Vacation Season Amid International Sanctions

The COVID-19 pandemic, which swept the world in 2020, hit all sectors of the economy, but tourism was possibly hit the hardest. Tourism was the first to suffer from quarantine restrictions, as it is directly dependent on the freedom of international communication and yet is not a strategically important industry for most states. However, there […]

Gavin Newsom: California Taxpayers to Subsidize Abortion Tourism

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) announced plans Wednesday to spend an additional $57 million on abortions for uninsured, out-of-state residents who travel to the state to have abortions because of restrictions on abortion in their own states.

Hydro tourism to be developed in western Iran

Hydro tourism to be developed in western Iran – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN –The western province of Kordestan plans to boost its hydro tourism, the deputy provincial tourism chief has announced.  The water resources of the province offer a great opportunity to diversify Kordestan’s tourist attractions, Arman Vatandust said on Saturday, CHTN reported.  Dams and rivers across […]

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