Hormozgan

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  • black bear 2021-10-16 10:47

    By Jamshid Parchizadeh

    Prolonged drought may increase Asiatic black bear-human encounters in Iran

    Iran is facing its worst drought in 50 years which has resulted in water shortages for humans and wildlife species. With drought going on, animal species including the Asiatic black bear have had to leave protected areas for other places where they can find food and water resources (e.g. within or around human populated areas), which can result in encounters between black bears and humans.

  • Hormozgan 2021-09-27 20:00

    Some $809,000 paid to support tourism businesses in Hormozgan

    TEHRAN – The Iranian government has paid some 34 billion rials (some $809,000 at the official exchange rate of 42,000 rials per dollar) in loans to the tourism businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic in Hormozgan province.

  • Dubai Expo 2021-08-08 18:39

    Iranian islands may be next destinations for Dubai Expo visitors 

    TEHRAN – The Iranian islands of Kish and Qeshm are ready to welcome visitors and participants of the Dubai Expo 2020, which will be held from October 1, 2021, to March 31, 2022, the deputy tourism minister has announced.  

  • crafters 2021-07-07 18:53

    Over 400 crafters trained in Hormozgan in Q1

    TEHRAN –A total of 408 crafters were trained in the southern Hormozgan province by taking courses on handicrafts during the first quarter of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-June 21), the provincial tourism chief has said.

  • Khos-duzi 2021-06-13 20:00

    Iranian handicrafts: Khos-duzi of Hormozgan

    TEHRAN – One of the most common products of Hormozgan handicrafts is Khos-duzi, a type of embroidery created for local purposes.

  • Persian Gulf Museum of Anthropology 2021-06-07 20:00

    Museum treasure troves being organized, documented in Bandar Abbas

    TEHRAN –A total of 500 historical relics, being kept in the Persian Gulf Museum of Anthropology in Bandar Abbas, southern Hormozgan province, are being organized and documented, the provincial tourism chief has announced.

  • Persian Gulf Regional Museum inaugurated in southern Iran 2021-02-01 21:35

    Persian Gulf Regional Museum inaugurated in southern Iran

    TEHRAN – Iranian tourism minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan on Monday inaugurated a vast museum of cultural heritage and anthropology in the port city of Bushehr, southern Iran.

  • Take a trip to the unknown, to rugged shores of Makran 2021-01-20 21:11

    Take a trip to the unknown, to rugged shores of Makran

    TEHRAN - Makran coasts are all about its rugged rock formations, dramatic dunes, and relentless waves crashing upon jagged boulders, which are perfect in winter.

  • No harm to Hormozgan historical sites by quake 2021-01-17 19:37

    No harm to Hormozgan historical sites by quake

    TEHRAN – A medium-sized 5.5 magnitude earthquake that struck Hormozgan on Saturday caused no damage to historical structures and sites across the southern Iranian province.

  • Bronze lion to return home after decades 2020-12-28 22:59

    Bronze lion to return home after decades

    A bronze statue of a lion which had been unearthed in Hormozgan province some 37 years ago, but kept at a museum in Kerman province, will be returned home. 

  • Hormozgan 2020-12-22 17:10

    ‘Incredible’ Hormozgan to develop tourism infrastructure

    TEHRAN – Hormozgan is set to develop its infrastructure for tourists and offer a variety of activities for them to undertake as the southern Iranian province seeks to become a major travel destination.  

  • mines 2020-11-28 11:57

    23 idle mines revived in Hormozgan province in 8 months

    TEHRAN- The head of Industry, Mining and Trade Department of Iran’s southern Hormozgan Province announced that 23 idle mines have been revived in the province during the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-November 20).

  • Hormuz Island: a stunning mix of golden beaches, awesome bluffs 2020-10-31 18:22

    Hormuz Island: a stunning mix of golden beaches, awesome bluffs

    TEHRAN - With its colorful soils, salt caves and mountains, and ocher-stained streams and beaches, Iran’s Hormuz Island in the Persian Gulf packs a big punch. It resembles a salt dome—a teardrop-shaped mound of rock salt, gypsum, anhydrite, and other evaporites that have risen upward through overlying layers of rock.

  • ‘Irresponsible’ activities banned in Qeshm Geopark to save UNESCO tag 2020-09-12 19:51

    ‘Irresponsible’ activities banned in Qeshm Geopark to save UNESCO tag

    TEHRAN – Any form of ‘irresponsible’ activities across Iran’s Qeshm Geopark has been ruled to be terminated across Qeshm Geopark, which is on the verge of losing its UNESCO status due to years of misconduct.

  • tourism-related projects 2020-08-18 20:30

    Five tourism projects to come on stream in Hormozgan

    TEHRAN – A total of five tourism-related projects are scheduled to be inaugurated in southern Hormozgan province, provincial tourism chief has said.

  • hotel 2020-07-11 21:30

    Hormozgan museums extend closures due to COVID-19

    TEHRAN – Museums in southern Hormozgan province will remain closed for at least one more week due to the coronavirus outbreak, CHTN reported.

  • Handicrafts 2020-06-09 20:30

    Hormozgan exports $6m of handicrafts in year

    TEHRAN – Handicrafts exports from Hormozgan province reached some $6 million during the previous Iranian calendar year 1398 (ended March 20), CHTN reported.

  • 22 new eco-lodges aim to improve hospitality in Hormozgan 2020-04-21 23:20

    22 new eco-lodges aim to improve hospitality in Hormozgan

    TEHRAN – A total of 22 new eco-lodges were inaugurated across Hormozgan during the past Iranian calendar year 1398 (ended March 20) in a bid to improve hospitality sector in the southern Iranian province.

  • Date 2020-02-15 14:28

    Bandar Abbas to hold date exhibition in late Feb.

    TEHRAN- Hormozgan Province, in southern Iran, will hold a specialized exhibition on dates and date products in Bandar Abbas, the capital city of the province, from February 24 to 28, Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) published on its website.

  • A sightseer poses for a photo during her visit to the Qeshm Geopark in the Persian Gulf, southern Iran. 2020-01-13 20:08

    Cloudburst closes UNESCO-tagged geopark in Iran’s Qeshm

    TEHRAN – Severe rainstorms over the past few days have led to the temporarily closure of Qeshm Geopark in the Persian Gulf, aiming to safeguard eco-travelers and visitors to the UNESCO-registered site.

  • Coastal, forest tourism development plan being prepared 2019-12-30 19:23

    Coastal, forest tourism development plan being prepared

    TEHRAN – The Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts is preparing a comprehensive plan for developing tourism around coastal areas and forests in the country.

  • Ayatollah Ali Khamenei 2019-12-27 18:31

    Ayatollah Khamenei says martyrs must be honored

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said that martyrs must be honored, because there are “malicious” moves in line with marginalizing martyrdom.

  • Bastak petroglyphs to go on show at National Museum 2019-11-17 09:57

    Bastak petroglyphs to go on show at National Museum

    TEHRAN – Two of the Bastak petroglyphs, which bear ancient maritime figures, will go on display at the National Museum of Iran in order to highlight cultural heritage of the southern Hormozgan province.

  • Prehistoric site discovered in Iran dating to 3rd millennium BC 2019-10-30 19:15

    Prehistoric site discovered in Iran dating to 3rd millennium BC

    TEHRAN – A prehistoric site, estimated to date from the third millennium BC, has recently been discovered in Minab, southern Iran.

  • Biggest drug smuggling band dismantled in southern Iran 2019-08-20 19:43

    Biggest drug smuggling band dismantled in southern Iran

    TEHRAN – The Intelligence Ministry has announced that its forces have dismantled the largest drug smuggling band in the southern province of Hormozgan.

  • People tour the Portuguese Castle of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf 2019-06-22 18:43

    Visit Portuguese Castle of Hormuz

    Where you may soak up silence while traveling through time

    TEHRAN – The crumbling Portuguese Castle of Hormuz Island, built in the early 16th century, is one of the last surviving monuments of the colonial rule in the Persian Gulf. It is now a tourism attraction where you can soak up the silence while traveling through time. For visitors it seems to be easy to imagine the hustle and bustle of Portuguese military forces five centuries ago!

  • Iranian adventurer starts traveling round the globe on camelback 2019-05-25 19:50

    Iranian adventurer starts traveling round the globe on camelback

    TEHRAN – Iranian traveler and athlete Mohammad Amiri-Roudan has commenced traveling round the globe on camelback.

  • Hormozgan 2019-05-22 19:20

    Annual exports from Hormozgan Province at $16.5b

    TEHRAN- Commodities worth $16.5 billion were exported from Hormozgan Province in south of Iran during the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20, 2019), head of the province’s Industry, Mining and Trade Department announced.

  • Shahid Rajaee 2019-05-07 19:50

    Near 5m tons of cargos loaded, unloaded at Shahid Rajaee Port in a month

    TEHRAN- Near five million tons of cargos have been loaded and unload at Iran’s largest container port, Shahid Rajaee, during the first Iranian calendar month of Farvardin (March 21-April 20, 2019), Director General of Ports and Maritime Department of Hormozgan Province Allah-Morad Afifipour announced.

  • Seafaring grows over Noruz holidays 2019-04-26 19:55

    Seafaring grows over Noruz holidays

    TEHRAN – The number of sailings in Iran grew by nine percent during the Persian New Year (Noruz) holidays (March 16-April 4) in comparison to the same period last year, said deputy director of the Ports and Maritime Organization.