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FILE- in this Wednesday May 10, 2006 file photo, Iranian women wear the 'chador', a head-to-toe garment, as they pass a tourist in Isfahan some 400 kms (240 miles) south of Tehran, Iran. A U.S. luxury tour company is offering a new destination that’s sure to raise eyebrows: Iran. Those at Abercrombie & Kent say the tour is perfectly timed as Iran is opening up after the nuclear deal with world powers. However, the U.S. State Department has issued strong warnings about Americans traveling to the Islamic Republic as hard-liners have been arresting people with connections to the West. (AP Photo/Hasan Sarbakhshian, File)

“We feel that Iran is one of the most exciting places that someone can travel to at this point in time, given the current climate in the country and what sort of changes have been taking place recently,” said Stefanie Schmudde, product manager of Americas and Middle East for the Downers Grove, Illinois-based tour company Abercrombie & Kent.