Oman to Showcase its Tourism Capabilities at ITB Berlin on 7 March
Muscat, 4 Mar (ONA) —- The Sultanate of Oman will take part in Berlin International Travel and Tourism Fair (ITB 2023 ) from 7 to 9 March 2023.
The Omani delegation will be led by Salim Mohammed Al Mahrouqi, Minister of Heritage and Tourism.
ITB Berlin is the world's largest tourism industry fair. It brings together countries, tourist destinations, tour operators, airlines, travel agents, booking agents and hotels.
The Sultanate of Oman pavilion at ITB Berlin 2023 will showcase tourism capabilities and unique sites in the country, with the presence of entities concerned and companies which are promoting the Sultanate of Oman in cooperation with the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism (MHT).
The fair will include bilateral meetings between specialists in the Omani tourism sector and their counterparts abroad with the aim of promoting tourism exchange.
This edition of the Berlin International Travel and Tourism Fair 2023 (ITB), comes with the tourism sector's recovery from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
The statistical data for 2022, showed that the Sultanate of Oman received about (2.9) million visitors by the end of December 2022, recording an increase of 348.2%, compared with the same period of 2021.
The data also showed that the total hotel revenues in the Sultanate of Oman in 2022, reached (RO 186) million.
The volume of investments targeted in the tourism sector during 2021 to 2023 stands at RO 3 billion. Work is underway in various investment projects related to tourism that worth RO 1.7 billion.