Published on : Monday, May 31, 2021
For all the eco-tourists out there, Qeshm Island in the Persian Gulf is a paradise as it has wide-ranging attractions like the Hara marine forests. It also houses about 60 villages dotted mostly across its rocky coastlines.
On Saturday, the Head of Qeshm Free Trade Zone Ali Darvish, explained that the tourism sector in Qeshm Island is one of the pillars of development. An all-inclusive tourism plan is being developed with prime aim on different parts of the island, the official said.
“Based on a comprehensive and strategic plan, every potential of the beautiful Qeshm Island will be explored to widen tourism infrastructure.”
“In order to create a top tourism brand for Qeshm, different capacities of this island should be counted in into account,” he noted.
During a field visit to the villages of Soheili and Laft, Darvish made these comments which are also teeming with natural intact sceneries that has a possibility to become travel destinations in the future.
“Qeshm villages embrace many pristine natural attractions that can be turned into tourist attractions,” he said. “Job creation for the local communities, the launch of new startups and businesses, and ultimately the improvement of the livelihood of residents are amongst goals we pursue.”
While mentioning to ecolodge units that comprise a important part of island’s hospitality industry, Ali Darvish said “Due to the existing capacities, the taste of domestic and international tourists has tended to use traditional and local accommodations.”
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