Commenced in January 2007
Paper Count: 30371
Ecotourism, Expansion, alongside with Dominant Function of Khark (kharg) and Kharko Islands
Authors: Maral Mohamadi Zanjani
Abstract:In recent decade's tourism industry is one of main reasons of the social and economical development for many countries; so these countries try to gain more portion of it for themselves. The excessive natural and cultural touristy potentialities in Iran made this country to be one of the most attractive sightseeing areas, although; Iran has got the lowest rate of tourists. Khark Island is about 32 km. It is a beautiful coral reef coast; about 98% of oil export has been done through this place. The ecotourism potentialities of Khark and Kharko Islands (about 3.7km far from Khark) are the reason to consider ecotourism and the main activity in these islands which is exporting oil at the same time. This article refers to way of measuring the geographical coordination of the place, and the potentialities, ecotourism attraction of the islands and introduces some ideas in order to expand tourism in the islands.
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1335132Procedia APA BibTeX Chicago EndNote Harvard JSON MLA RIS XML ISO 690 PDF Downloads 1352
 Eqtedari, A. "Old traditional coastal cities, Persian Gulf, Oman sea monuments", 2003.
 Khoshnood, A. "Study of Ecotourism Potentialities in Khark Island- Geography and Geography Group Tourism Planning", Master Degree Theses. Islamic Azad University; Research and Science Branch, 2008.
 Khalaj, Z. "A report of Ecology in Khark, The head of preserved Khark Environment", 2003.
 Rezaee, M. "Khark as a famous island", Journal of Ecotourism Travel. V 12. I. 2, 2009, pp. 16-30.
 Geographical Organization of the army. Geography of Persian Islands in Persian Gulf. 2003.
 Ziaee, H. "A review of Persian Gulf Islands (Khark Island) ", Environment Seasonal Journal. V. 1, I. 4, 2010, pp. 10- 30.
 Molaee, H. and et. "Ardabil Province Tourism Attractions and potentialities", Science and Research journal, V. 57, I. 1, 2006, pp. 10- 20.
 Molaee, H. Malekpur, S. "Talesh Tourism Potentialities and Attractions", Journal of tourism management, V. 10, I. 3, 2007, pp. 103- 109.