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Published on : Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Muscat Ministry of Tourism participated in the Seatrade Cruise Global 2017 – a marine tourism exhibition and conference, held in Miami, the US from March 13-16. This event is considered as the biggest international forum for cruise tourism in the world, participated by more than 700 global organizations from the tourism sector.
Among the programmes of the event were official meeting, a conference, meetings, an exhibition, media interviews and the signing of MoUs and agreements. It’s the most awaited international cruise tourism event in the world, bringing under its roof a number of decision makers, investors, services manufacturers and providers. The Seatrade Cruise Global is known as an ideal platform for measuring growth indicators in the tourism markets annually around the world.
The Sultanate’s participation in it is of huge importance, and the Ministry of Tourism gets the opportunity to promote Oman as a perfect tourism destination, and stay abreast with the latest products and services in the tourism industry. The ministry’s participation this year also comes as part of Cruise Arabia team, which assembles the ministries and organisations responsible for the tourism sector in the GCC.
Recently, Oman is seeing a steady growth in the cruise tourism industry due to the promotional and developmental efforts. Oman has three main ports that are attracting tourists from all around the world which are Sultan Qaboos port, Khasab port and Salalah port.
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