Inbound Travel

Oman to hold 4 city roadshow in India

HYDERABAD: The Sultanate of Oman in association with the national airline Oman Air will conduct multi-city roadshow for the travel trade in India during September. The roadshow will commence on September 19 at Park Hyatt, Hyderabad; September 21 at The Oberoi, Kolkata; September 23 at Courtyard by Marriott, Ahmedabad; and conclude on September 26 at JW Marriott, Pune.

The objective of the roadshow is to create a platform for the Indian travel trade to establish or enhance commercial ties with the Omani delegates. Representatives from Ministry of Tourism, Oman along with a 15 member delegation representing hotels, DMCs and attractions in Oman will interact with key travel agents and tour operators from India. The roadshow will follow a pre-fixed meeting format whereby the invited travel agents will get adequate time to meet each delegate from Oman.

Lubaina Sheerazi, India Representative – Ministry of Tourism, Oman said, “In 2015, we witnessed 17% growth in Indian arrivals. In the first six months of 2016 too we have seen a positive growth. Encouraged by these figures and to penetrate better in tier 2 cities, we have decided to conduct the roadshow in Pune, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad. This year, we also identified Kolkata as a new market for Oman and will be conducting our first roadshow in the city. With this new addition, Oman has made presence in 8 Indian cities with Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai being our main source markets.”

Musafir Namah Bureau

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