Muscat: The Ministry of Heritage and Tourism is engaged on growth and regulation of journey tourism as one of many quickest rising varieties of tourism, worldwide.

The journey tourism attracts vacationers fascinated with journey and leisure yearly, due to the efforts accorded for encouragement of eco-tourism.

The statistics issued by the World Tourism Organisation (WTO) confirmed that the journey tourism market amounted to $282.1 million in 2021 and is predicted to see an annual development of 15.2 p.c from 2022 to 2030.
Dawood bin Sulaiman Al Rashidi, Director of the Division of Tourism Product Growth on the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism reaffirmed the Ministry’s care and a focus for journey tourism because of the rising development in exercising the journey tourism actions within the Sultanate, specifically,  and worldwide.

He stated that the Ministry  of Heritage and Tourism organises, together with its companions, journey tourism actions. He additionally pointed to that the Ministry has developed the journey tourism in accordance to the ministry’s plan and has arrange the prospects associated to administration of dangers and security in exercising  the assorted actions of journey tourism as to make sure security of all members and personnel engaged with the journey tourism.

The Ministry’s programme for growth of journey tourism has targeted on growth of a number of key parts together with the organisation and legislative framework , implementing the safety and security ideas and creation of coaching programmes on actions of journey tourism together with rescue and consciousness with the protection and safety necessities whereas exercising the journey tourism actions and encouragement of the initiatives related to the actions of journey tourism.

He additionally pointed to that the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism signed, final June, a cooperation settlement within the area of coaching in journey actions.

The settlement aimed to encourage and enhance horizons of joint cooperation between the 2 events.

On the importance of obtainment of verification certificates on security and safety necessities associated to the journey tourism, he stated that Ministerial Resolution No. 124/2020 has stipulated the need for obtainment of the licensees ( journey and tourism places of work) verification certificates for the required licence for exercising the journey actions.