The Sultanate’s executive arm for the improvement of tourism sector plans to bring an array of activities, which includes a by way of ferrata, zipline, hiking trails, cross isthmus and mountain biking trails, making special experiences to additional enhance tourism offerings in Musandam and attract each nearby, regional and international travellers eager to discover Oman from a various point of view.
According to the Ministry of Tourism, the Sultanate knowledgeable a four.7% development in international guests in 2017, testament to the efforts of the government to enhance non-oil sectors as element of the Vision 2040. With spectacular views onto the fjord of the Strait of Hormuz, Musandam is a well-liked tourism location for domestic and international travellers, and is renowned for its scenic, mountainous terrain and wealthy heritage that draw guests to immerse in its wonders all year round.
Commenting on the current agreement, Peter Walichnowski, CEO, OMRAN, stated “Musandam is truly a beautiful destination and is well known for its sea and mountain adventures, as well as family friendly activities such as dolphin watching and fishing. Through this project, we aim to increase the number of activities available to visitors, whilst preserving the peninsula’s natural beauty and safeguarding it for future generations.”
Boasting an abundance of sheltered fjords, some only connected to the mainland by narrow cliffs, the new facilities are set to additional highlight the charm of the hidden gem. The improvement of the projects will commence in 2018 and will be focused in the Khasab location.
“In addition to boosting tourism in the Sultanate, this project will also create new job opportunities, as well as project opportunities for local SME’s. This is in line with our ongoing commitment to nurture Omani talent, support the economy and strengthen our ties with the private sector,” added Walichnowski.
OMRAN at present owns and manages 3 hotels in Musandam Governorate – Atana Musandam, Atana Khasab, Golden Tulip Dibba. This announcement is the newest in a series of crucial partnerships and tourism projects in 2018 that will bolster tourism into the Sultanate.
Information Source: Muscat Daily