Mohammad Reza Shajarian

A farewell to the legendary singer and composer of Iran: Mohammad Reza Shajarian

Mohammad Reza Shajarian’s name and contemporary Iranian music are so intertwined that many consider him as the most distinguished and influential character of the past century in Iranian music. His voice was recognized as part of the country’s Intangible Cultural Heritage by the Ministry of Tourism of Iran. He passed away on Oct. 8 at […]

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Coronavirus and the threats to the future of tourism in Iran

Mohammad Ali Vaghefi, the vice president of the Iranian Tour Operators Association had an online interview with Marketing and Advertising Manager at the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts discussing the state of domestic and international tourism in Iran. He admitted that 90% of the 2020 incoming tours to Iran have been canceled So […]

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Iran sky witnessed the last Solar eclipse of the century

Today, on June 21, 2020, Iran observed an annual solar eclipse starting at 9:05 and finished at 11:37 in the morning. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, and the moon casts a shadow over Earth which fully or partially blocks sunlight. In a total eclipse, the disk of the […]

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Irandoostan align with sustainable tourism

Tourism always has both positive and negative impacts on the environment and target communities. The development of tourism, without managing its effects, can harm the environment, culture, and the host community. The development of sustainable tourism, by managing the effects of tourism on the environment, the economy, and the destination community, preserves the resources of […]

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Coronavirus: Is Iran going to reopen travel borders?

On account of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Iran borders have been interdicted free movements as a push to distance country from the Pandemic since February 2020. Last week some Iranian authorities have announced the reopening of Iran’s border and the arrival of export cargo to its neighbors, and that some of the restrictions can be […]

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Coronavirus and travel industry: Our story of dealing with the challenging situation

The travel industry is experiencing the hardest hit by the unexpected wave of COVID-19 outbreak. We are all facing a situation that was quite unimaginable some weeks ago, but rarely people ask how about the future? What will the travel industry look like after the coronavirus? Iran Doostan Tours Co.: The best tour operator in […]

Hospitality Tomorrow: The virtual Conference on the future of Hospitality

As many as 5000 hospitality professionals participated in the virtual conference called “Hospitality Tomorrow” yesterday on 7 March to unite as “one” community encountering the devastating impact of COVID-19 on the global economy and society. Although assessing the impacts of the pandemic on the hospitality industry is not certain right now, the tourism and hospitality […]

WTTC updates on coronavirus

WTTC Coronavirus Brief External 25.03

We expect your world is really tough right now, so, we find proactive sharing of information quite beneficial in this situation. Through this post, we would like to publish a brief document shared by the World Travel and Tourism Council with governments across the globe advocating supporting all impacted businesses in the Travel and Tourism […]

Travel Risk Map 2020

Travel Risk Map 2020: Iran is a safe destination to travel

Have a call for traveling to Iran in 2020 and feel uncertain? Well, if you are looking for some clue, 2020 Travel Risk Map seems a reliable source. According to International SOS, Iran is a safe destination, just as safe as Turkey with a record of more than 39.5 million foreign visitors in 2018! Launched […]

FITUR 2020 exhibition

Iran Doostan CEO message from FITUR 2020 exhibition

Greetings from Madrid, FITUR 2020 exhibition, to everyone fascinated by Iran’s history and culture and those who are interested in traveling to this ancient land. A land that has the reputation of having developed one of the oldest civilizations in the world. Yesterday was the third day of the FITUR 2020 exhibition, the international event […]

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Seriously, what is happening in Iran?

The crash of the Ukrainian Boeing 737 in Iran, took-off from Tehran on 8 January, has raised a lot of concerns over safety issues of traveling to Iran. Unfortunately, the Ukrainian plane crash caused the death of 176 passengers and crew aboard, which has raised intranational tensions on media against Iran. Are you among those […]