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News Oman Tourism: Oman sees more than 250,000 cruise ship tourists in 2019

Published on: Sunday 02 February 2020
Oman sees more than 250,000 cruise ship tourists in 2019
News source: https://www.hoteliermiddleeast.com/business/114304-oman-sees-more-than-quarter-of-a-million-cruise-ship-tourists-in-2019

Oman’s Ministry of Tourism has announced the number of cruise ship tourists in 2019 grew by 43.6% compared to 2018. The Sultanate welcome 283,488 passengers between January and December 2019, up from ...

News Oman Tourism: Oman Posts 43.6 per Cent Growth in Cruise Ship Tourists in 2019

Published on: Sunday 02 February 2020
Oman Posts 43.6 per Cent Growth in Cruise Ship Tourists in 2019
News source: https://www.albawaba.com/business/pr/oman-posts-436-cent-growth-cruise-ship-tourists-2019-1336714

Oman’s Ministry of Tourism has revealed that the Sultanate posted a significant 43.6 per cent growth in cruise ship tourists from January to December 2019 to reach 283,488 passengers from 193,467 Oman ...

News Oman Tourism: Young Omanis go electric for Nizwa tourist boost

Published on: Monday 21 October 2019
Young Omanis go electric for Nizwa tourist boost
News source: https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/life/story/Young_Omanis_go_electric_for_Nizwa_tourist_boost-SNG_157583630/

Muscat: Young Omani entrepreneurs have launched an innovative tourist project in Nizwa that sees visitors being ferried around historic landmarks in eco-friendly electric cars. Omar bin Sulaiman Al ...

News Oman Tourism: Oman plans mandatory insurance for visitors

Published on: Tuesday 22 October 2019
Oman plans mandatory insurance for visitors
News source: https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/legal/story/Oman_plans_mandatory_insurance_for_visitors-SNG_157526978/

It will also provide data on insurance companies and health insurance indices in Oman. According to statistics from CMA, 77,977 family visas were issued to enable relatives of the residents in the ...

News Oman Tourism: Oman finishes work on its largest theater

Published on: Tuesday 15 October 2019
Oman finishes work on its largest theater
News source: https://menafn.com/1099133382/Oman-finishes-work-on-its-largest-theater

(MENAFN) Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran) has announced the booming completion of the construction work package of Madinat Al Irfan Theatre as part of its Oman Convention & Exhibition ...

News Oman Tourism: Oman's Salalah to see robust cruise season

Published on: Sunday 20 October 2019
Oman's Salalah to see robust cruise season
News source: https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/life/story/Omans_Salalah_to_see_robust_cruise_season-SNG_157416574/

... for the tourists to opt for Salalah or for that matter whole of Oman. Since I have been operating in tourism sector for quite long, I really find tourism scene picking up in Salalah, he said. 2019 ...

News Oman Tourism: SMEs' support key to tourism boost in Oman

Published on: Saturday 05 October 2019
SMEs' support key to tourism boost in Oman
News source: https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/story/SMEs_support_key_to_tourism_boost_in_Oman-ZAWYA20191006103133/

Muscat: Oman’s government will work towards providing Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) more partnership opportunities with big companies in the country to help further grow its tourism sector. The ...

News Oman Tourism: Oman Marks World Tourism Day

Published on: Wednesday 25 September 2019
Oman Marks World Tourism Day
News source: https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/press-releases/story/Oman_Marks_World_Tourism_Day-ZAWYA20190925121733/

16 thousand citizens are employed in tourism sector. MoT coordinates with the competent authorities to enhance employment in tourism and encourage SMEs. Training coupled with employment initiatives in ...

News Oman Tourism: GCC Nationals Continue to Top List of Visitors Flocking to Oman During Summer

Published on: Saturday 21 September 2019
GCC Nationals Continue to Top List of Visitors Flocking to Oman During Summer
News source: https://www.albawaba.com/business/pr/gcc-nationals-continue-top-list-visitors-flocking-oman-during-summer-1310120

Demonstrating the success of the Ministry of Tourism’s efforts to raise awareness on Oman’s unique tourism offerings and promote the country as a key tourism destination, the National Centre for Statistics and Information revealed that 1.7 million tourists visited the Sultanate between January and June 2019. A whopping 597,009 GCC nationals visited the Sultanate during this period, topping the list of five leading source markets that visited Oman.

News Oman Tourism: GCC nationals top list of visitors flocking to Oman during summer

Published on: Sunday 22 September 2019
GCC nationals top list of visitors flocking to Oman during summer
News source: https://www.khaleejtimes.com/business/local/gcc-nationals-top-list-of-visitors-flocking-to-oman-during-summer

In the month of June alone, 119,000 GCC nationals thronged Oman's leading tourism spots, accounting for a 46 per cent growth compared to 109,000 visitors who visited Oman during the same period in ...

News Oman Tourism: Oman- Sultanate's tourism promotional workshops kick off in Russian cities

Published on: Monday 09 September 2019
Oman- Sultanate's tourism promotional workshops kick off in Russian cities
News source: https://menafn.com/1098985182/Oman-Sultanates-tourism-promotional-workshops-kick-off-in-Russian-cities

The Omani tourism promotional workshops kicked off on Monday in Moscow and Saint Petersburg, Russia. The two-day workshops come within the efforts excreted by the Ministry of Tourism (MoT) for ...

News Oman Tourism: E-Visa must for travel to Oman via road

Published on: Wednesday 11 September 2019
E-Visa must for travel to Oman via road
News source: https://www.zawya.com/uae/en/legal/story/EVisa_must_for_travel_to_Oman_via_road-SNG_153745777/

The Royal Oman Police (ROP) has sought to clear confusion on tourist visas to the Sultanate. In a statement issued on Wednesday, ROP said, All visitors requiring visas for travelling to Oman through ...

News Oman Tourism: Oman- Omran launches new corporate publication

Published on: Tuesday 10 September 2019
Oman- Omran launches new corporate publication
News source: https://menafn.com/1098989547/Oman-Omran-launches-new-corporate-publication

Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran), the executive arm of the sultanate for tourism development, recently released its new corporate publication Panorama. As per a statement, Panorama is ...

News Oman Tourism: Russia emerging as important tourism market for Oman: MoT

Published on: Wednesday 28 August 2019
Russia emerging as important tourism market for Oman: MoT
News source: https://menafn.com/1098939473/Russia-emerging-as-important-tourism-market-for-Oman-MoT

Continuing its efforts to boost tourist arrivals and promote the sultanate's breathtaking destinations and hospitality capabilities, the Ministry of Tourism (MoT) will hold a number of workshops ...

News Oman Tourism: Oman- Duqm has so much to offer as tourist, industrial destination

Published on: Tuesday 03 September 2019
Oman- Duqm has so much to offer as tourist, industrial destination
News source: https://menafn.com/1098956594/Oman-Duqm-has-so-much-to-offer-as-tourist-industrial-destination

Duqm is characterised by its beautiful beaches and mild climate throughout the year. It is one of the wilayats of the Governorate of Al Wusta and located on the Arabian Sea coastline. It is 550km ...

News Oman Tourism: Oman- Ministry signs contracts for ten tourism projects

Published on: Sunday 05 May 2019
Oman- Ministry signs contracts for ten tourism projects
News source: https://menafn.com/1098480871/Oman-Ministry-signs-contracts-for-ten-tourism-projects

(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Muscat- Ten new projects are coming up in the tourism sector with massive investments for establishment of hotels, hotel apartments, tourist resorts, and camps as well as ...

News Oman Tourism: Ten new tourism projects worth $12mln coming up in Oman

Published on: Sunday 05 May 2019
News source: https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/story/Ten_new_tourism_projects_worth_12mln_coming_up_in_Oman-SNG_143802241/

Muscat: With an investment of OMR4.5 million, ten new projects are coming up in the tourism sector. The massive investments are for establishment of hotels, hotel apartments, tourist resorts, and ...

News Oman Tourism: Jordan, Oman & Syria: different approaches to boosting tourist numbers

Published on: Friday 03 May 2019
News source: https://www.euronews.com/2019/05/03/jordan-oman-syria-different-approaches-to-boosting-tourist-numbers

The 26th edition of the Arabian Travel Market in Dubai brought together more than 150 countries to showcase their tourism projects. As expected, Middle Eastern countries were well represented on the ...