Tuesday, November 12, 2019

US $45.3 bln Saudi tourism market banking on GCC visitors

Saudi Arabia remains a popular destination for GCC tourists, with around 7.4 million visitors entering the Kingdom in the first six months of 2015, which represented an increase of 25% against the same period in 2014, according to official data from the Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage (SCTNH); a fact that will underpin the Kingdom’s presence at this year’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM).
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Muriya’s Jebel Sifah Continues To Grow As Muscat’s Premier Getaway Destination

Jebel Sifah has become Muscat’s leading getaway destination for Omani and expat communities with its world class facilities, offering something for everyone. Nestling on...
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Thai Trade Exhibition 2019: A Preview

1 October 2019 marked the first day of the currently ongoing Thai Trade Exhibition at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre (OCEC). The fourth...
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Khareef Season – Oman’s Tourism Spring

Oman's expansive deserts, flowing wadis, gleaming mountains, and calm beaches, make it abundantly clear that the country has a lot to offer to nature-lovers....
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Geologists who explored new caves in Jebel Al Akdhar call for...

A group of geologists who are based in Oman and Germany, have recently discovered two new caves in Jebel Al Akdhar mountains, with the help of villagers.
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Kingdom of Bahrain unveils new tourism identity

The Kingdom of Bahrain launched today its new tourism identity under the slogan of ‘Ours. Yours’ in a step to further develop the tourism sector as a main contributor to the national economy.
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Omran to woo tourists from UK

Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran), the government’s executive arm for the development of the tourism sector, has partnered with the educational not-for-profit foundation, Outward...
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Driving diversification

Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre is expected to contribute RO130-150mn to the national GDP by 2030, says Omran CEO, Peter Walichnowski.Oman Convention and Exhibition...
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Dubai tourism eyes bigger growth, set to attract more GCC visitors

The Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) the principal entity tasked with delivering Dubai’s tourism vision of attracting 20 million visitors by 2020, has announced the launch of a new GCC trade marketing and communications strategy to further reinforce Dubai’s positioning and offering to GCC guests.
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Oman to take part in three European tourism exhibitions

The Ministry of Tourism will participate in three European tourism exhibitions to promote tourism in the Sultanate, highlighting the tourist services and the latest...
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