Three cruise liners bring in 6,000 tourists to Port Sultan Qaboos
The Ministry of Tourism said that Port Sultan Qaboos (PSQ) received three cruise ships on Wednesday.
The port received 35,600 tourists in November alone who arrived in 19 cruise ships. The three ships – Horizon Pullmantur, AIDAbella and MSC Splendida – were carrying 6,000 tourists. Horizon alone was carrying 1,200 tourists and 611 crew members.
The Ministry of Tourism has prepared a welcome reception programme for tourists on cruise ships. The programme includes an exhibition of handicraft industries, performances of Omani folk arts, a tent reflecting the life in the desert, and many other recreational activities to promote tourism and cultural elements in the sultanate.