ISFAHAN: THE 9TH WORLD TOURIST GUIDE DAY CELEBRATION UNITY, HARMONY & CREATIVITY WITH PREPARATION FOR THE 2017 WFTGA CONVENTION

February 21st is an unforgettable date on every Iranian tourist guide’s calendar. Every year, the Iranian tourist guides gather together to celebrate their own special day with tourist guides all over the world. The ceremony always starts at 9:57 AM to remind them about discipline and commitment.

This event, which is rarely seen even in the most organized Iranian organizations dates back to nearly a decade ago. Read more

DISABLED ARTIST DEDICATES PAINTING OF 17TH CONVENTION LOGO TO WFTGA

On the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Tuesday, 8th December 2015, Pars Disabled Association, cooperating with Elham Khadem Hosseini, as one of the members of Tehran Tourist Guides Association, exhibited photos, paintings, and posters with the theme of Para tour in Ghasr Museum -Garden.

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TEAM SPIRIT MAKES EVERYTHING POSSIBLE

Having had a 10-day inspection, the inspectors of the World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (WFTGA) endorsed Iran as a reliable and secure host for the 17th international convention in January 2017.

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WFTGA CONFIRMS IRAN VENUE

Inspectors from the World Federation of Tourist Guides Association (WFTGA) accepted and endorsed Iran as a reliable and secure host of the federation’s 17th international convention in January 2017 following a 10-day inspection.

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PASARGADAE, AGHAMIR HUMAN RIGHTS COTTAGE

Arriving in Fars province, Kamin, the old central district in Pasargad, a universal heritage, welcomed the cross-country cycling team members whose aim is to support Iran WFTGA 2017 convention and its messages:

“Iran; Friendly Faces, Open Arms, Ancient Cultures, Timeless Charms”

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IFTGA TOURIST GUIDES CYCLING TEAM

To Support the Iran WFTGA 2017 Convention, IFTGA cyclist tourist guides team had visited Noshahar, Qom, Kashan, Isfahan and Shiraz. Read more

TOUR GUIDES “FUTURE BUILDERS” OF IRAN’S TOURISM INDUSTRY: WFTGA

TEHRAN – Tour guides have a major role to play in building the future of Iran’s tourism industry and should be the core of it, the Vice President of the World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (WFTGA) Ruby Roy said.

She described Iran as a country with “incredible historical and cultural treasures which were unforgettable”.

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TEHRAN TIMES: “TOURIST GUIDES WILL HAVE TIME OF THEIR LIFE IN IRAN DURING WFTGA CONVENTION”

TEHRAN — Guests of the World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (WFTGA) Convention will have a great time in Iran, President of Iran Federation of Tourist Guide Associations Arash Nuraghayee told the Tehran Times in an interview on September 6.The next WFTGA Convention, a biannual gathering of all tourist guides from more

than 70 countries, will be held in Iran in 2017. This is the first time that Iran has bid to host the convention. PDF Report

THE ALLIANCE OF TOURIST GUIDES ON TOP OF IRAN

IRAN EXTENDS AIRPORT VISA VALIDITY TO 30 DAYS FOR 190 COUNTRIES

Iran has extended airport visa validity from 15 to 30 days and tourists will be able to ask airport visa for 30 days in all border airports. Iranian government’s recent decision to increase the validity length on visas is an effort to attract more tourists. Vice-president of Iran and Head of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO),

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