More than a million tourists visited Oman in 2019

GCC countries, India and Germany were the Sultanate’s top market sources

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A total of 1.4 million tourists have visited Oman till May 2019, data from the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI) has revealed.

According to officials, the top source markets were GCC countries, India and Germany. A total of 478,471 GCC tourists visited Oman, followed by 161,174 Indian tourists and 100,673 tourists from Germany.

Hotel guests on the rise
The total number of guests in Omani hotels increased in 2019.

Among the nationalities, Europeans constituted the maximum number of visitors, reaching 307,840. This was followed by 165,032 Omani guests and 73,786 Asian tourists till the end of April 2019 period, the data released by NCSI revealed.

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