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Published on : Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Aiming at identifying the size of local and foreign tourism during the Khareef season, Oman started the Khareef Salalah 2016 visitor’s survey today (June 21), Bernama news reported.
Khalid bin Said al-Mudhafar, Oman’s Director General of Economic Statistics, affirmed that the survey, which is carried out for the thirteenth successive year, in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism and Royal Oman Police, contributes to providing data and information, that reflect the status of tourism sector in the Governorate of Dhofar, during Khareef (autumn) season.
He confirmed that the survey aims at studying the demographic and economic features of visitors and the tours.
He added that, the field surveys for Khareef Salalah 2016 Visitor’s Survey, will continue up to Sept 21 and will include all visitors to Salalah, either by land or by air.
This will include interviews with visitors at Hareet check point, in the Governorate of Dhofar for land travellers, Muscat International Airport, for domestic and transit travellers and Salalah Airport for international flights travellers using the PDAs.
Visitors to Salalah, on board of non-Omani vehicles, will receive the survey cards at the check points and will deliver such cards for the representatives at Hareet police station, in the Governorate of Dhofar. The data will be entered later.
Visitors coming by bus will get cards at the bus stop, in the Wilayat of Thumrait. The cards will be collected by the representatives at Hareet Police station and will then enter the data to the computer system.