January 2016

The Daily Beast: Could Iran Become the Next Dubai, an Aviation Superpower?

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Tehran had always been an optimal location on the air routes linking Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

December 2015

National Geographic Traveller: Iran on The Cool List for 2016

The Cool List: 16 for 2016

New tours, a reopened UK embassy in Tehran and sanctions relief mean bright prospects for tourism to Iran. The country’s future as a tourist destination seemed bleak several years ago but since an accord was signed last July to curb Iran’s nuclear activities in return for sanctions relief, this desert flower looks set to blossom.

Source: www.natgeotraveller.co.uk/smart-travel/features/the-2016-cool-list/

May 2015

Al Monitor

Iran’s tourism industry scrambles to catch up with demand

Iran’s tourism industry scrambles to catch up with demand

As Iranian President Hassan Rouhani improves relations with the West, Iranian officials announce they will build more hotels to meet the expected demand of foreign tourists.

Source: www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2015/04/iran-hotels-tourism-esfahan-shiraz.html