Times of Oman
Aug 03, 2015 LAST UPDATED AT 02:07 PM GMT
Oman eyes European tourists
September 17, 2013 | 12:00 AM
Marketing gurus: German-speaking tour operators have lauded Oman’s potential to promote tourism. Photo –O.K. Mohammed Ali/Times of Oman
 
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Muscat: Oman is eyeing more tourists from Germany, Austria and Switzerland in the next few months.

For this, the Ministry of Tourism has invited leading tour operators from Germany, Austria and Switzerland so that they can promote Oman as a tourist destination to European holidaymakers.

Speaking to Times of Oman, Janina Guenther, assistant marketing manager, Oman Tourism, who is based in Berlin, said that more than 100 tour operators and media persons from German-speaking countries have been invited by Ministry of Tourism to showcase the Sultanate's most attractive tourist spots. "This will help us in bringing huge number of tourists from these countries," she claimed. As a part of this programme, InterContinental Muscat hosted a lunch for 45 German speaking tour operators called "The Marhaba Team" who are on an official visit to Oman.


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