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Lebanon and Syria to extend tourism and economic relations

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SHAFAQNA- Abdullah al-Gharbi, The Syrian Internal Trade and Consumer Protection Minister, discussed about commercial and economic relations between Syria and Lebanon, with Lebanese Agriculture Minister Ghazi Zaiter and Industry Minister Hussein…

Photos: Hamedan, Asian Tourism hub in 2018

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SHAFAQNA- ISNA: The province of Hamadan in central Iran, was picked as Asia Tourism hub in 2018 by Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) . Hamadan is set to host two major international events which can serve as good opportunities to make…

Egypt tourism surge in 2018

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SHAFAQNA - Tourism is showing rise again in Egypt, with 50 percent surge in bookings during the first half of 2018, following several years violence in the country in the aftermath of the 2011 Revolution. Egypt started to become a premier…

Algeria will become a tourist destination

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SHAFAQNA- Algeria holds clear potential for tourism. Noureddine Mansour, the city's director of tourism said most tourists coming to Algiers are willing to visit the Casbah, el-Khabar newspaper reported. Mansour said that the capital "will…

Iran cultural exhibition in Algeria

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SHAFAQNA - Mehr News Agency: An Iranian cultural exhibition is currently underway in Algerian city of Balida to get the Algerians familiar with Iran’s culture and art. The cultural exhibition which is held through the efforts of Iran’s…

Photos: Paragliding adventure in northern Iran

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SHAFAQNA - IRNA  : Paragliding adventure in the northern Province of Golestan.                      Read more from Shafaqna: Naghsh-e Jahan Square: a prime tourist destination in Iran Photos:…

Egypt’s present account narrows to $5.3 bln as tourism rises

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SHAFAQNA - According to data from the Egyptian Central Bank, Egypt’s present account deficit narrowed to $1.93 billion from $3.1 billion for the third quarter of the 2017-18 fiscal year as as tourism revenues improved. According to Egypt…

Badab-e Surt, a vibrant destination for nature lovers

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SHAFAQNA - Tehran Times | by Amir Ali Razzaghi: A photo collection depicts views of Badab-e Surt, a scenic destination for eco-travelers and nature lovers in northern Iran, November 3, 2017. Badab-e Surt bargains its visitors with a striking…

Iran-Iraq coordination to reach an accord on tourism

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SHAFAQNA - MNA : “2.3 million Iranians visit Iraq annually without taking into account the millions of Iranian pilgrims who travel to Iraq for Arbaeen rituals,” Hamid Mohammadi told Mehr News Agency correspondent on Tuesday. Mohammadi…

The surprising halal delights of Ho Chi Minh

SHAFAQNA - Forever ‘Saigon’ to many, Ho Chi Minh City (HCM) — named after the revolutionary socialist leader who united North and South Vietnam — curiously ‘feels’ like Vietnam’s capital city, but it isn’t. That would be Hanoi…

Kuwait ranks 10th globally on most popular travel destinations for Muslims

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SHAFAQNA - Kuwait ranks last in the Gulf and 10th globally on the most popular travel destinations for Muslim in 2018, according to Global Muslim Travel Index 2018 issued by Mastercard-Crescentrating company. Kuwait recorded 60.5 points…

The Top 3 Muslim Millennials’ Favorite Destinations Are In Asia

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SHAFAQNA - Malaysia, Indonesia, and Japan have been named the three favourite destinations among millennial Muslims, according to a recent survey. The survey published in “Muslim Millennial Travel Report 2017” found that the majority…

Not enough hotels cater to Muslim travellers

SHAFAQNA - More Muslims are travelling, but there is a lack of accommodation and trained hotel staff catering to them, according to industry experts at the Global Islamic Economy Summit on Wednesday. In 2015, Muslim visitor arrivals were…

Attack in Egypt leaves tourists dead, others wounded

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SHAFAQNA - Gunmen have opened fire at the entrance to a hotel in the Egyptian city of Hurghada, before attacking and injuring three tourists with knives, security sources have said. Two assailants with knives wounded three tourists, including…

Germans to partake in holding Iran’s tourism expo

SHAFAQNA - The 9th Tehran International Tourism Exhibition will be held from February 16 to 19 and its international section will be organized by a German company. Announcing the above, the exhibition secretary Ali-Bagher Nemati said that…