Tag: Oman

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Oman unveils master plan for new tourism hub

Oman’s Ministry of Tourism is stepping up effort to lure tourists from all over the world to its capital Muscat. As part of that strategy, Oman’s Minister of Transport and Communications, Dr Ahmad Bin Mohammad Al Futaisi, recently announced a master plan to develop the existing Sultan Qaboos Port in Muscat as a tourism hub. […]

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Oman conducts FAM trips for Indian travel agents

Indian travel agents got to witness the beauty of Oman on a FAM trip that was conducted by the Ministry of Tourism, Sultanate of Oman in association with Oman Air. Travel agents from Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai got first hand exposure to the various activities that Oman offers and view of the breathtaking locales […]

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Oman climbs four places in global tourism rankings

Oman has been ranked 57th globally in World Economic Forum’s (WEF) travel and tourism competitiveness report, climbing four notches from 2011 when Oman was ranked 61st.  In 2009 the sultanate was ranked 68th. The WEF report said that Oman has steadily climbed the global tourism rankings in the past few years, with the help of […]

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Qatar and Oman issue joint tourist visa to strengthen travel growth

Qatar and Oman have signed an agreement to issue common tourist visas for visitors from 33 countries on arrival at Doha International Airport. Under this new agreement, visa holders can travel from Qatar to Oman without taking a separate visa, provided that the traveller does not go to a third country during the visit. The […]

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