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Exhibition in Amsterdam highlights Oman’s popular tourist attractions

Exhibition in Amsterdam highlights Oman’s well-liked tourist attractions

The occasion supplied the organizations with an chance to meet their counterparts in the Netherlands and acquaint with the developments.

Saleem bin Adi al Ma’amari, director basic of promotion in MoT, mentioned that the ministry decided to organise tourism events in Amsterdam as it is 1 of the crucial European markets. Statistics show that the quantity of vacationers who visited Oman from the Netherlands reached 110,377 in between 2012 and September finish in 2018.

This is an indication that the flow of vacationers from the Netherlands is escalating as the quantity of vacationers in the course of the previous eight months stood at 13,667. He added that all these developments affirmed that the Dutch marketplace was a promising 1. “It is a must that we increase tourism promotion in the country to attract more tourists in the near future. This effort is in line with the plans to provide vital tourism facilities and make procedures easy.”

Ma’amari mentioned that MoT by means of these events, seeks to market touristic components of the sultanate, establish direct relations with them and comprehend their needs and expectations.

Ma’amari also mentioned that MoT promoted the simplified visa process and introduced Muscat International Airport as 1 of the most contemporary airports in the area. He mentioned that the ministry organises activities in the starting of the winter season as this is 1 of the very best occasions to pay a visit to the sultanate.

The participation of the private sector in tourism activities organised by the ministry shows that there is partnership in between the public and private sectors.

The ministry seeks to strengthen this partnership as recognition of the part of the private sector in promotion of tourist establishments, provides, packages and facilities. The ministry gives possibilities to tourism organizations and establishments to present their solutions straight in the markets and enter into partnership with their counterparts in numerous tourism markets.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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