Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

MoT to boost tourism from UK with roadshows starting April 28  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Muscat Daily - 22/04/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Targeting the UK and Ireland market, the Ministry of Tourism (MoT) will run a four-day roadshow in the UK starting April 28. This roadshow will visit Cardiff, Birmingham, Dublin and southeast England.

The short film screening and tourism souq roadshow will have private screenings displaying Oman's natural unspoilt beauty, history and culture. Omani travel experts will be showcasing their products at the souq-inspired workshop.

Events will begin in Southampton at the Grand Harbour Hotel that day, at the Brooks Hotel, Dublin on April 29 and at MAC the Birmingham Performing Arts Complex on April 30. St David's Hotel & Spa, Cardiff will host the event on May 1.

Travel trade attendees will receive latest information from representatives from Oman Air, Juweira and Sifawy Muscat boutique hotels, Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Salalah Rotana Resort, Bahwan Travel Agencies, Zahara Tours, Magic Arabia, Oman World Tourism as well as MoT.

The roadshow provides a comprehensive round-up of Oman's offerings including a chance to experience traditional Omani buffet along with raffle prizes such as a mini iPad, 100 John Lewis shopping vouchers and hotel stays.

From just 25,000 in 2003 to 121,528 in 2012, the number of visitors from the UK has been constantly rising over the last few years; there was an 18 per cent increase in 2012 alone.

MoT held its first short film festival and tourism souq in the UK in 2013, welcoming nine partners and over 200 travel trade and media guests to participate in the 2013 roadshow.

Alison Cryer, director UK and Ireland Oman MoT office was quoted as saying, ''We are now looking forward to the future and actively pursuing growth in the destination's appeal particularly for niche markets including garden tours, bird watching, diving and sailing, kite surfing, climbing, trekking, touring, luxury travel, cruising and MICE.''

The ministry's UK office has lined up a series of events for the year ahead with participation in the Chelsea Flower Show (May 20-24), Aspire Oman Odyssey Mega Fam (May 23-26), MICE Roadshow in London (July 7-11), Meetings Show 2014 in London (July 8-10) and Bird Fair “ Rutland Water Nature Reserve (August 15-17) among many other events.


 


Muscat Daily




  MENA News Headlines
 Oct 26 2014 - Afghan president visits Saudi ArabiaArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) KABUL: Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Saturday made his first overseas trip since taking office fulfilling an election promise to undertake a religious ...

 Oct 26 2014 - Tens of thousands protest Renzi's job measures in RomeArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) ROME: Tens of thousands of Italians took to the streets of Rome Saturday for a demo organized by Italy's largest trade union to protest Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's plans to ...

 Oct 26 2014 - France announces big coalition air raid against IS in IraqArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) PARIS: The international coalition currently battling the IS group in Iraq dropped around 70 bombs on an arsenal and militant training center in a large-scale overnight raid the ...

 Oct 26 2014 - UN climate chief hails EU dealArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) BONN: The UN's climate chief hailed a European agreement on greenhouse gases Friday as providing 'valuable momentum' for a world pact to be inked in Paris next year.The goals set ...

 Oct 26 2014 - Russia still has troops in Ukraine NATO saysArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) MONS Belgium: Russia still has troops in eastern Ukraine and retains a very capable force on the border despite a partial withdrawal NATO's military commander said on ...

 Oct 26 2014 - Canadians seek to understand Parliament shootingArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) OTTAWA Ontario: Authorities and ordinary Canadians sifted through confounding shards of a gunman's life seeking to understand what motivated the man to storm the nation's seat of ...

 Oct 26 2014 - BASF warns on profitsArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) BERLIN: Chemical and oil company BASF is warning that its profits will come in below its previous forecast in the wake of slower global economic growth and industrial ...

 Oct 26 2014 - Saudi- Fawaz Alhokair's net profit rises 7.72Arab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia retailer Fawaz Abdulaziz Alhokair Co. reported a 7.7 percent rise in second-quarter profit as sales increased and it made foreign exchange gains but the ...

 Oct 26 2014 - Saudi- Future of security fire and safety under spotlightArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) The forthcoming 17th International Conference & Exhibition of Industrial Security is expected to attract more than 5000 commercial and government professionals to discuss the ...

 Oct 26 2014 - Oman: Oil price decline adds pressure to reduce subsidiesArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) KUWAIT CITY: Oman's government is likely to start cutting some state subsidies next year as the decline in global oil prices pressures its finances Minister for Financial Affairs ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help