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Tourism industry in Sultanate of Oman

By: sheikh al zubairi | Mar 26 2012 | 509 words | 1059 hits

Oman is the another one of the emerging tourists destination in the Middle East attracting people from all over the world to visit this magnificent country. Bordering Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and the Arabian Sea, Oman is one of the greatest places on earth to visit, big attraction for tourists especially for people who like historical monuments as Oman is known for ancient castles, forts, walls, markets, and other monuments. Oman offers some of the most classically furnished luxurious accommodations to its visitors coming to visit the amazing beauties of nature and glorious ancient constructions along with golden sand deserts here in Oman. These accommodation options include not only some of the amazing luxury hotels but also desert night camps located in Muscat, Sohar, and Sur. Muscat being the capital city receives bulk of the tourists and offers more advanced facilities in terms of infrastructure. The welcoming attitude of the people and the government of Oman is also another reason that attracts most people to the Arabian Peninsula. Thrilling thoughts of desert safari, dolphin watching and sky diving and visiting places like Wakan Village, Khawr Najd, and Al-Dimaniyat Islands also excite people from all over the world to visit this extraordinary place on earth.

The hospitality offered to the tourists by hotels and other accommodation options is also amazing. There are a number of resorts and hotels in Oman that welcome tourists and visitors from all over the world. Many hotels arrange adventure tours like four wheel drive tours, rock climbing, caving, marine activities and water sports along with exploring various cultural monuments like forts, and castles. Hotels in Oman also present the opportunity of sightseeing of stunning landscapes making people leave behind the stress of their routine daily life. Also these hotels provide magnificent day spa treatment with wonderfully pleasant environment, sunny blue skies, and warm sandy beaches. During their tour people can also glide between shopping malls, cafes, museums, and local cuisines. A desert safari and rock sport is also a big attraction for the tourists coming to Oman with which they discover the golden sand dunes and spectacular mountains on this part of the Arabian Peninsula.

Many historical wonders like forts and castles lie ahead for tourists and visitors in a number of different places in Oman. These Oman forts are among the most arresting historical landmarks with their walls, out posts, and tower it can easily be said that they have been part of a great kingdom. Oman forts include the amazing Jalali and Mirani Fort in Muscat, Rustaq Fort which is the tallest and among the oldest fort, Bahla Fort known for its seven mile long wall and also a part of the World heritage list, Nizwa Fort known for being the biggest fort on the Arabian peninsula, Al Hazm Castle is distinctive building and has the tomb of its builder Mirbat Castle which has played important defensive and administrative roles in the history and many more. These are the attractions due to which the number of tourists and visitors coming to Oman is continuously increasing.

 


About author:
Sheikh Al Zubari is an expert tourism consultant associated with Ministry of Tourism of Oman that specializes in Tourist Spots all over Sultanate of Oman, Muscat. The experience of hotels in Oman and Oman forts in Oman is really special for me.
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