Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Oman- Over 352,000 visit Salalah during Khareef  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Muscat Daily - 24/08/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) As many as 352755 tourists including Omanis visited Salalah between June 21 and August 20 this year compared to 303365 in the same period of Khareef season last year a growth of 16.3 per cent.

The National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI) figures revealed that Omanis comprised 74 per cent of the visitors while 12.7 per cent were Emiratis and 4.9 per cent were from other GCC states. 'During this period 323153 GCC nationals visited Salalah compared to 275556 in the same period of 2013 registering 17.3 per cent increase. The number of non-GCC nationals reached 6410 compared to 3463 in the same period in 2013 a 85.1 per cent rise.'

Meanwhile the number of European visitors increased by 1.2 per cent from 1403 to 1420 while those from America increased by 39.1 per cent from 358 to 498. 'Visitors from Australia and New Zealand increased by 32.6 per cent - from 89 to 118 while those from Asia and Africa dropped by 6.5 per cent and 12.4 per cent respectively from 22374 and 121 last year to 20922 and 106 this year.'

Figures released by NCSI revealed that 100078 visitors arrived by air - 86630 on domestic flights and the rest on international flights. 'Another 252677 tourists arrived by road.'


 


Muscat Daily




  MENA News Headlines
 Jul 1 2016 - Qatar, Indonesia join forces in gas searchMENAFN
(MENAFN) Indonesia is seeking partnership with Qatari top firms such as Qatar Petroleum or RasGas for gas exploration on its land, based on recent reports.Indonesia already sees and realizes the ...

 Jul 1 2016 - UAE seeks for India to be top business partnerMENAFN
(MENAFN) India is forecasted to surpass Japan as the top export destination of the UAE by the year 2030, according to the latest reports.Japan and India stood at 11 percent and 6 percent respectively ...

 Jul 1 2016 - Omani Port of Salalah initiates new crucial line servicesMENAFN
(MENAFN) Oman's Port of Salalah, a key Arab Gulf region gateway port for the Arabian Sea, is going to have French-based CMA CGM, the world's third-largest container shipping line adding two new ...

 Jul 1 2016 - Qatar- Magnus Futsal win Intercontinental CupThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Magnus Futsal players and officials celebrate their win over Carlos Barbosa in the final of the Futsal Intercontinental Cup in Doha on Wednesday night. Picture by: Baher ...

 Jul 1 2016 - Qatar- FIFA officials laud fantastic tournamentThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Right: Action from the final between Magnus Futsal and Carlos Barbosa. Picture by: Baher Amin/The Peninsula DOHA: The Qatar Football Association (QFA) won rave ...

 Jul 1 2016 - Qatar- Futsal: QFA pleased with first edition of Intercontinental CupThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Players of Magnus Futsal celebrate their win in the final.  DOHA: Tournament Director Abdullah Alasai yesterday applauded his organisational team ‎on a job well ...

 Jul 1 2016 - Palestinian kills teen in West Bank home, shot dead: armyThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Friends and relatives of Israeli Hallel Yaffa Ariel, a 13-year-old girl who was fatally stabbed by a Palestinian attacker in her home, pray during her funeral in the Kiryat ...

 Jul 1 2016 - Ashghal opens new bridge at Izghawa interchange for commuters heading to Doha via north roadThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Doha: The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ has opened a new bridge to traffic for commuters heading to Doha via the North Road Corridor. The new bridge is ...

 Jul 1 2016 - Qatar- Ministry shuts down tyre store for selling expired tyresThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) A ministry official at the tyre shop. (Photo: Ministry) Doha: A tyre store, located on Salwa Road as well as Industrial Area, is closed for a month for storing and ...

 Jul 1 2016 - Qatar- Ooredoo offers new Philippine package for Hala subscribersThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Doha: Ooredoo has announced the launch of an exciting new Hala Pack which will provide Hala customers with great rates for calls to any number on the Globe Telecom network in ...

more...


 





Google

Advertisement

 
 

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

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

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
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


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


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help