London travel forum given updates on Oman tourism
LONDON: The Sultanate, represented by the Ministry of Tourism, yesterday concluded its participation in the World Travel Market in London. The Sultanate’s delegation was headed to the three-day event by Ahmed bin Nasser Al Mehrazi, Minister of Tourism.
On the sidelines of the exhibition, the Minister of Tourism held a number of meetings with officials of major tourist companies in the world exploring prospects of cooperation in tourism fields, ways to increase the flow of tourists to the Sultanate and enhancing the Omani presence in the European markets.
The Minister of Tourism briefed the officials on the developments in the Sultanate in various tourism fields, especially in relation to the increase in hotel facilities and the consequent increase in the number of rooms and beds. He also briefed them on tourism facilities and flexibility in granting visas to facilitate the flow of tourists from different countries of the world, in addition to the use of technology in the service of the tourism sector and benefiting from the wealth of information so as to make it possible to know the potential of this sector to keep abreast of the tourism developments being in the Sultanate.