New Delhi: The Ministry of Heritage and Tourism, Sultanate of Oman hosted six Indian CEOs, two MBR Company officials, and one Oman Air-India representative on a FAM trip to Oman from 8 October to 11, 2022.
They conducted onsite inspections in and around Muscat. They also stopped at the Chedi site, Birkat Al Mouz, Nizwa Souq, and Wadi Bani Khalid. The group then proceeded for hotel inspections, local cultural events, and culinary tours.
Oman provides a selection of hotels and locations for various events. The group visited reputed hotels such as Jebel Akhdar, W Hotel, and Desert Rose Camp among others, which were elegant and appealing and were of the highest international standards.
The CEOs were delighted to experience delicious Indian food in Oman. They found the food at various locations exceeded their expectations. The food given to vegetarians during the tour came for special mention, especially the breakfast buffet at Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar. All hotels, without exception served a wide variety of food, especially the vegetarian spread.
The CEOs were informed that Oman can be reached in about 2-3 hours via flights from many Indian cities. The CEOs were happy with the hospitable behaviour of the personnel at the mammoth Muscat International Airport.
The tour guides and drivers who took the visitors to various destinations were courteous and informative. They had a thorough understanding of the geographical and cultural context of the respective destinations.
The group received a variety of comments, beginning with one from Guldeep Sahni of Weldon Tours and Travels. He said, “Thanks to the Ministry of Tourism, Sultanate of Oman for putting together a terrific schedule. The country was truly a delight to visit”.
“Truly a breathtaking encounter with Oman! Thank you Ministry of Tourism, Sultanate of Oman. We experienced everything in such a short amount of time since it was prepared so effectively”, said Sriharan Balan of Madura Group.
The FAM concluded on 11 October 2022, leaving the guests with wonderful memories of beautiful Oman.