Tuesday, 6 Jun 2023
MoT conducts multi-city roadshow, strengthens outreach in New Delhi

MoT conducts multi-city roadshow, strengthens outreach in New Delhi

Officials of MoT led by H E Maitha bint Saif al Mahrouqi, Undersecretary in the ministry, along with representative partners from the tourism business and Oman Air had been present at the roadshow. The interactive platform gave trade partners and travel agents in the Indian industry an chance to interact and discover much more about the diverse item offerings and experiences that Oman has to supply.

H E Maitha stated, “It offers me immense pleasure to be component of the tourism roadshow in New Delhi. The objective of the roadshow is to highlight the numerous facets of Oman as a location and to produce awareness about the new segments and offerings that the nation has to supply. We see India as a promising prospective industry and have witnessed substantial development more than a period of time. The Indian traveller is in a fast state of evolution and is searching to be engaged in several methods.

“We recognise and acknowledge the demand we see from India and other prospective markets. Hence, as component of the sultanate’s National Tourism Strategy 2040, the Ministry of Tourism seeks to introduce the sector’s newest developments, solutions, projects and facilities of the tourism business, such as opening the new passenger terminal at Muscat International Airport and launching electronic visas. It also aims to market the sultanate’s distinctive cultural heritage, the pristine atmosphere and terrain diversification that will enable vacationers to expertise the location.”

Since 2014, Oman has witnessed more than 31 per cent development in Indian arrivals. In 2017 alone, Oman received 321,161 Indian guests, showcasing a development of more than seven per cent in just 1 year.

Lubaina Sheerazi, India representative of MoT, stated, “India represents an important and vast market for Oman given the high percentage of its residents willing to travel and experience new destinations across the world. The roadshow offers us a platform to expose the uniqueness of Oman as a holiday destination from India.”

She informed that Oman is not only seeing a surge in MICE travel but is also a preferred wedding location for several. “Muscat is a well-endowed city with modern infrastructure and provides a perfect set up for weddings with various urban world-class hotels.”

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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