Monthly Archives: February 2016

Wake-Up Call for Local Hotel Industry

Years of strained international relations has allowed Iranian hotels to monopolize the hospitality industry in the absence of foreign competition, leading to a palpable drop in service quality and a steep rise in room rates. That could now well be a thing of the past. The lifting of economic sanctions last month and Tehran’s growing rapprochement with the West has ...

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Light rail reaches Mashhad airport

MASHHAD became the first Iranian city to complete an urban rail link to its airport on February 6, when the country’s president Dr Hassan Rouhani inaugurated the extension of light rail Line 1 from Ghadir to Shahid Hashemi Nejad Airport.

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Khorasan Razavi Carpet Exports

About $840,000 worth of hand-woven Iranian carpets have been exported from Khorasan Razavi Province since the start of current Iranian year (March 21, 2015),

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