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Essay sample - Comparing two visitors attraction which is based in Sultanate of
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Tourism in the Sultanate of Oman Table of Contents List of Figures 3 Introduction 4 Historical Development 6 Background 6 Tourism 8 Current Provisions 10 Overview 10 Muttrah Souk 11 Wadi Bani Khalid 13 Compare and Contrast 15 Market potential 16 Muttrah Souk 16 Wadi Bani Khalid 17 Overall Marketing Issues 17 Management Issues 18 Suggestions 19 Conclusion 20 Bibliography 22 List of Figures Figure Page 1…
.... 14 Tourism in the Sultanate of Oman Introduction Oman is a country on the Arabian Peninsula. The tourism in Oman has grown rapidly in the last ten years, and it is expected to be one of the largest industries in the nation. The country has one of the most diverse environments in the Middle East with various visitor attractions and is particularly well known for cultural tourism. Recently, Lonely Planet Travel Guide named Oman as the 2nd best city to visit for 2012. The capital of Oman has also been selected as the capital of Arab tourism for 2012. The director of tourism Salim Bin Adey Al Mamari said the country had 1.6 million tourists in 2010, and they are expecting to increase this figure by 7% in 2011 (Claire Ferrislay 2011). Between the year 2000 and 2010, the industry of tourism in Oman increased as the government has managed to achieve the following targets: Allowing different types of private sector activities by removing visa barriers and providing the basic need of hotels, international airports, and various natural tourism attractions Developing tourism projects and building roads to improve links to remote areas. Preserving Oman’s historical landmarks and environment to allow its cultural heritage and protect its ecosystem from increasing the number of tourists visiting the country. ...
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