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Holiday crowd at popular destinations provides a fillip to local tourism

Holiday crowd at popular destinations provides a fillip to local tourism

As per the Ministry of Tourism (MoT) Ras al Jinz Turtle Reserve, Masirah Island Resort, Wadi Bani Khalid and a number of forts and castles have been the most-visited destinations in the course of the break.

The Scientific Centre at Ras al Jinz Turtle Reserve in South Sharqiyah Governorate received 1,382 guests.

According to official figures, Wadi Bani Khalid received a total of 9,775 guests, although Wadi Tiwi and Wadi Sahab received 1,000 guests on the initial day of the vacation.

The wilayat of Wadi Bani Khalid in North Sharqiyah witnessed improved tourist inflow in the course of the Isra’a Wal Miraj vacation as individuals took benefit of pleasant climate. Around two,100 individuals visited Nakhal Fort in South Batinah.

Ras al Hadd village in Sur, South Sharqiyah, also witnessed considerable tourist activity in the course of the vacation, with hotels reporting higher occupancy prices.

The occupancy level at Masirah Island Resort was 100 per cent, in the course of the vacation.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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