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233,012 visit Jebel Akhdar in 2017

233,012 go to Jebel Akhdar in 2017

Muscat – 

The season of roses has begun in Jebel Akhdar, also identified as the green mountains, exactly where buds are blooming to be flowers. With this, the arrival of vacationers has also improved considerably which is much more than the identical period final year, the Ministry of Tourism has stated.

The occupancy prices in hotels because the starting of March was among 80 per cent and 100 per cent. This is an indication that promotion campaigns across the globe, especially in the GCC and Europe had been effective.

According to the 2017 statistics, throughout the months of March, April and May, there had been 34,559 vacationers who visited Jebel Akhdar. With 233,012 guests by the finish of 2017, there was a qualitative leap of 43.four per cent more than 162,499 in 2016. Hamoud bin Khalid bin Saleh al Qamshoui, director of Tourism in Dakhliyah, stated that Jebel Akhdar is identified for its several tourist attractions, specially the exceptional climate, exactly where the temperatures are moderate in the summer time and fall under zero in some components of winter.

This also aids in growing the yield of numerous agricultural goods. He stated that 1 of the essential plant the folks of Jebel Akhdar are keen to cultivate is rose. Rose plants are identified in abundance in the green mountains. It is a main supply of earnings for several folks in the region. The summer time season is 1 of the attractions for vacationers who also want to know the approach of manufacturing rose water in each standard and modern day methods.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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