Qeshm Island

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  • hotels 2020-09-11 20:00

    Qeshm Island boosts hospitality services

    TEHRAN – Three new hotels were inaugurated in the Persian Gulf island of Qeshm on Thursday, aiming to boost hospitality services on the southern island.

  • 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.

  • Qeshm Island 2020-07-10 23:40

    15 natural sites in Qeshm Island demarcated

    TEHRAN – Fifteen natural sites in southern Qeshm Island were demarcated, CHTN quoted Mostafa Purali, a senior official with the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts, as saying on Thursday.

  • Breathe in Iran’s nature through 360 virtual tours while on coronavirus lockdown 2020-06-10 15:33

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    Breathe in Iran’s nature through 360 virtual tours while on coronavirus lockdown

    Imagine a number of mountains tied together on land where the soil is almost red and the mountains look like a canvas on which a painter has brushed different colors of the rainbow.

  • Qeshm 2020-06-07 10:12

    Exports from Qeshm Island’s ports rise 7.8 folds in 2 months

    TEHRAN- Exports of commodities from the ports of Iran’s southern Qeshm Island have increased by 7.8 folds during the first two months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-May 19) compared to the same period of time in the past year, according to a port and maritime official.

  • Qeshm Geopark could lose UNESCO tag 2020-05-29 21:59

    Qeshm Geopark could lose UNESCO tag

    TEHRAN – Iran’s southern Qeshm Geopark could lose its UNESCO status due to years of large-scale shrimp hatchery operations that could be referred to as an example of environmental mismanagement in the country.

  • Newly-hatched baby turtles make their ways to the Persian Gulf  2020-05-29 15:15

    photo: Asghar Besharati

    Newly-hatched baby turtles make their ways to the Persian Gulf 

    Photo collection depicts newly-hatched babies of hawksbill sea turtles making its ways from the coastline of Iran’s southern Qeshm Island into the warm waters of the Persian Gulf, May 26, 2020.  The hawksbill sea turtles are endangered worldwide. Their appearance is similar to that of other marine turtles. In general, it has a flattened body shape, a protective carapace, and flipper-like limbs adapted for swimming in the open ocean.

  • Qeshm 2020-05-06 19:00

    Qeshm, Kish islands to reopen hotels, tourist sites

    TEHRAN – Iran’s southern islands of Qeshm and Kish will reopen hotels and tourist attractions as coronavirus lockdown measures are relaxed in the country, Persian media reported on Wednesday. 

  • UNESCO-registered Iranian, Spanish geoparks sign MoU 2020-01-25 20:03

    UNESCO-registered Iranian, Spanish geoparks sign MoU

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Qeshm and Spain’s Villuercas Ibores Jara geoparks, both registered on UNESCO Global Geoparks Network, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to expand cooperation in the field of ecotourism, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • Qeshm Island: A warm destination to escape the cold in winter 2020-01-15 19:14

    Qeshm Island: A warm destination to escape the cold in winter

    TEHRAN – Iran’s southernmost Qeshm Island is a top destination for whom dreaming of having a wintertime holiday under the sun in flip-flops and a swimsuit!

  • Qeshm 2020-01-14 14:37

    Qeshm Free Zone hosting conference on energy investment opportunities

    TEHRAN – Qeshm Island in southern Iran is hosting the second specialized conference on introducing Qeshm investment opportunities in the fields of oil, gas, and petrochemicals, IRIB reported on Tuesday.

  • 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.

  • People visit Stars Valley in Qeshm Island 2019-11-23 21:24

    Get the most out of a visit to Iran

    TEHRAN - It’s nice to visit must-see attractions, as much as you can, while traversing a country. When people start planning their travels to Iran, they mostly think of big cities such as Tehran, Isfahan, Yazd, and Shiraz or ancient sights such as Persepolis or Jame Mosque of Isfahan.

  • Namakdan salt cave 2019-11-20 20:07

    By Rohan Cahill-Fleury

    Explore Iran’s wondrous Persian Gulf islands you’ve never heard of

    The Persian Gulf is home to all kinds of undiscovered natural beauty. Islands are not something usually associated with the desert land of Iran. But in this vast and beautiful country, there is a bit of everything. The islands of the Persian Gulf are home to a plethora of geographical wonders, they’re easy to get to, cheap to visit, and have great weather. Yet most people don’t even know they exist.

  • Discover incredible rock formations in southern Iranian island  2019-11-01 19:56

    Discover incredible rock formations in southern Iranian island 

    TEHRAN – You can find one of the world’s most eye-catching nature’s creativities at its finest on Qeshm Island, southern Iran, where stunning rock formations are a sign of perpetual thumping of the waves, storms and raging winds.

  • تیم والیبال ساحلی 2019-10-30 18:45

    Qeshm to host FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour

    TEHRAN - The 2020 portion of the 2019-2020 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour calendar begins during the first full week of January when the Iranian island Qeshm in Persian Gulf hosts an inaugural event.

  • Travelers visit natural attractions on Qeshm Island, southern Iran. 2019-09-20 17:31

    UNWTO picks new affiliate members from Iran

    TEHRAN – The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has recently elected five affiliate members from Iran.

  • Two camp parks inaugurated in Qeshm Island 2019-09-04 19:47

    Two camp parks inaugurated in Qeshm Island

    TEHRAN – On Wednesday, two coastal camp parks were opened to the public in Qeshm Island in the Persian Gulf.

  • The ancient art of making ships in southern Iran 2019-08-05 17:37

    By Afshin Majlesi

    The ancient art of making ships in southern Iran

    TEHRAN – Maritime trade, shipping and shipbuilding have long been practiced in Iran. There have been many small or big shipyards across the northern coasts of the Persian Gulf.

  • Noruz-e Sayyad celebrated in Qeshm Island 2019-07-19 19:09

    Noruz-e Sayyad celebrated in Qeshm Island

    Natives of Qeshm Island, clad in traditional attire, stage a regional performance to celebrate their new fishery year, called Noruz-e Sayyad, July 19, 2019.

  • Plan underway to improve accessibility for disabled travelers, locals 2019-06-11 18:53

    Plan underway to improve accessibility for disabled travelers, locals

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Welfare Organization is encouraging initiatives to make disabled tourists more comfortable on vacations and to improve the quality of life for disabled locals.

  • sourena sattari 2019-04-24 22:52

    Marine science and technology tower to be launched in Qeshm Island

    TEHRAN – A marine science and technology tower is slated to be built in Qeshm Island of the Persian Gulf, IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Masood Soltanifar (R) addresses a ground-breaking ceremony in Qeshm Island, April 4, 2019. 2019-04-07 08:55

    Ground broken for enormous healthcare complex in Qeshm

    TEHRAN - Construction of a giant healthcare complex began on Thursday with a ground-breaking ceremony in Iran’s southern Qeshm Island, ISNA reported.

  • Magnitude 5.2 quake strikes Iran’s Qeshm Island 2019-02-11 21:22

    Magnitude 5.2 quake strikes Iran’s Qeshm Island

    TEHRAN – A magnitude 5.2 earthquake has left five people, including three women, injured in Iran’s south.