نوع مقاله : مقاله علمی -پژوهشی کاربردی
دانشیار جغرافیا و برنامهریزی روستایی، واحد یادگار امام خمینی (ره)، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی، تهران، ایران
عنوان مقاله [English]
The research indicates that, in order to promote the understanding level of environmental values and raise the conservation of natural resources in the world, the value of ecotourism is increasing day by day. The goal of this research is to understand the environmental conditions of Qeshm based on ecotourism and providing the proper for developing it and the theories argue such that there are the facilities to attract and development of tourists and also, Qeshm has considerable capabilities in terms of ecotourism. The research method is descriptive-analytical and its purpose is applicable and since it is rooted in the past, the historical method was used and eventually, the SWOT model is utilized to address the environmental characteristics of Qeshm and then the analysis of the situation of ecotourism capabilities especially resources, natural attractions and facilities and accommodation of Qeshm is mentioned and after that, the strategies for sustainable development of Qeshm have been presented. The results and findings indicate the high ecotourism capability of Qeshm in order to develop the tourism industry and have provided the excellent opportunities to the officials and managers for developing the city. While the infrastructures of tourism and ecotourism are faced to the weaknesses which by proper planning and providing the requirements, we can reduce the severity of the weaknesses and establish the strengths and take the most advantages from the opportunities along with the sustainable development of Qeshm.