Oman promotes Khareef tourist season, hosts GCC’s first hot air balloon festival

Every year, Salalah in Dhofar records a high number of tourists, and in 2018, 826,376 tourists visited the city
Every year, Salalah in Dhofar records a high number of tourists, and in 2018, 826,376 tourists visited the city

The Sultanate of Oman is hosting GCC’s first hot-air balloon festival to mark the three-month tourist Khareef season that will run until 21 September 2019.

In addition to that, the country is also hosting a carnival that will run until 25 August 2019.

Every year, Salalah in Dhofar records a high number of tourists, and in 2018, 826,376 tourists visited the city.

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The country’s tourism ministry has been closely coordinating with government and private entities to make sure that all visitors and tourists have a memorable and safe experience during the Khareef season.

The Ministry has partnered with tour and travel operators Holiday Factory, Wego, and Almosafer as well. Under their partnership, tourists can avail of special deals and packages, including discounted tickets and accommodations, when they book

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