Oman to focus on cruise as part of tourism strategy

Oman's Ministry of Tourism has unveiled plans for the formation of a long-term tourism strategy that will identify the fundamental requirements to establish the destination as a vibrant tourism destination, with the cruise sector being a major component.

Al Bustan Palace, Oman
Al Bustan Palace, Oman

Executives from a range of cruising companies, including Royal Caribbean International, Silversea and TUI Cruises, met with GCC government representatives from the ports and tourism sectors, for high level discussions to debate the future of cruising in the region.

Discussions took place during the Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum, held from 9-10 December at the Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton hotel, in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.

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