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Ministry invites applications for converting homes to heritage hotels

Ministry invites applications for converting properties to heritage hotels

Muscat – 

Taking a cue from the Italian and other international experiences, the Ministry of Tourism (MoT) has invited citizens to apply for licences so that they can use their properties and lanes as inns and heritage hotels for vacationers

During his go to to Italy, H E Ahmed bin Nasser al Hamad al Mehrzi, Minister of Tourism, was briefed about the Italian expertise of taking benefit of heritage properties in the old alleys and heritage homes and converting them or component of them into hotel rooms as their contribution to the tourism sector.

MoT has urged the nearby neighborhood to transform their old neighbourhoods and homes into heritage inns to assistance current hotel facilities and add a lot more worth to heritage properties. Some citizens are turning their homes into heritage inns in the wilayats of Nizwa, Al Hamra and Manah in Dakhliyah governorate. The licences will be granted according to the heritage classification method.The ministry has urged citizens who have old homes to apply for licences at the ministry or its offices in the governorates. This would add to the hotel establishments of the nation and boost the quantity of rooms for accommodating vacationers. 

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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