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Ministry signs contracts for ten tourism projects

Ministry signs contracts for ten tourism projects

The Ministry of Tourism (MoT) has signed renewable extended-term contracts for these. These projects would boost the quantity of hotel establishments and other facilities necessary by vacationers. H E Ahmed bin Nasser bin Hamad al Mehrzi, Minister of Tourism, signed the contracts with ten investors to perform on these projects in numerous wilayats of the sultanate.

These investors are of the firm view that the investment in the tourism sector was promising and matches with the method of the government to strengthen the tourism sector and supply all sorts of facilities for investment in this location. Mohammed bin Ahmad al Madhani is investing in a 3-star hotel in the wilayat Madha in Musandam governorate.

The hotel will come up at a expense of RO3mn which would consist of preparation of the spot, expense of buildings and nicely-equipped hotel establishments. Smart buildings Madhani mentioned that this hotel was primarily based on the notion of wise buildings and wise rooms. “By incorporating this idea in the designing of the hotel, we want to enter the hospitality industry with smart services.”

Environment resort Khalid al Wadahi of the wilayat of Quriyat is an investor in an environmental resort project which would come up at a expense of RO16mn. It will be the very first eco-tourism resort in Oman. Tourist camp Ali bin Mohammed al Harthy is investing in a project of establishing a luxury tourist camp in the wilayat of Al Qabel in North Sharqiyah governorate for RO700,000.

The camp will consist of 57 distinct varieties of luxury and classic loved ones rooms, in addition to other facilities.

Said bin Obaid al Darmaki from the wilayat of Shinas is producing an investment in a 3-star hotel which would have 77 rooms in its seven floors and would have other facilities such as restaurants, gymnasium, bowling alley, conference halls and recreation places. It would cover 11,460sq m of land.

Mohammed bin Khairallah al Balouchi, an investor from the wilayat of Bukha in Musandam governorate, mentioned that his project was for the establishment of an environmental resort. The 3-star resort would expense RO2mn as there are specific challenges in creating a resort in the location and its designing. It would need two years for completion.

Nasser Hamad al Sarimi, a member of the board of directors of Nakhl National Company, mentioned that the very first agreement is for establishment of a 3-star hotel in the wilayat Nakhl of South Batinah governorate. He mentioned that the second agreement was for the establishment of a restaurant complicated opposite the hotel with a fantastic view overlooking the road major to Al Thawarah fountain identified for its hot water and scenic views. Growth in tourism Ahmad bin Isa al Meshani is producing an investment in two-star hotel apartments in Salalah worth RO370,000. He mentioned that the project is positioned on an location of two,5570sq m which would have 22 hotel apartments, restaurants and numerous tourist cafés. The project would take a year and a half for completion.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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