Tehran, 4 March 2006 (CHN)-Grand hotel in Kish Island has been opened with the capacity of 200 passengers in a 5400 square meter area. Grand Hotel is constructed in 6 floors and 6400 square meter area and has 60 residential rooms. With the opening of 45th hotel in Kish Island, the number of hotel beds in Kish Island reached to 8300.
Construction of this hotel took 4 years with spending more than 5 million US dollars. The second phase of this hotel will also open soon with some modern facilities.
The inauguration of Kish Grand Hotel was held by the attendance of Majid Shayesteh, director general of Kish Free Zone Organization, the regional authorities and some activists in tourism industry.
According to Ali Ghamkhar, head of Kish Tourism Development Organization, some 450 rooms and 1200 beds will be added to the lodging capacity of Kish Island in a near future.
Kish is an Iranian island in the Persian Gulf, part of the Hormozgan province. Due to its status as a free trade zone, it is well regarded as a consumer's paradise, and features numerous malls, shopping centers, tourists attractions, and resort hotels. It has an estimated population of about 150,000 residents and about 1.5 million people visit the island annually.
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