The tour operator Russian Express has opened the sale of package tours and ground services in Oman. “Previously, we sold tours to Oman only individually, but this year we note a significant increase of the interest of Russians in holidays in Oman. The number of bookings in the company increased at least 2 times, so it was decided to open a regular sale of tours to the country,” Anna Filatovskaya, the director of the advertising and PR department of Russian Express, explained.
According to the experts of Russian Express, Oman is a destination that the company considers as promising by a number of reasons.
First, Oman is among the safest countries in the world.
Secondly, there is picturesque nature in Oman: the cleanest sea and beaches, majestic mountains, deserts and oases. Oman is considered as the greenest country on the Arabian Peninsula.
Thirdly, there are a lot of sightseeing sites in Oman.
Fourth, you can relax in Oman year-round. There is a comfortable temperature throughout the year.
Fifth, there are excellent opportunities not only for a beach holiday. There are opportunities for diving and snorkeling, as well as boat trips and fishing.
The most popular resorts in Oman are Muscat, and a little less - Salalah, which is also called the "Maldives of Oman" for its beaches with white sand and the cleanest sea. The destination is especially popular in spring and autumn. By climate, the country can be compared with the UAE.
“Most of the orders to Oman are beach tours. Air transportation is carried out by regular direct flights from Moscow to Muscat by Oman Air airline and other airlines with convenient connecting flights. In addition, the assortment of the company also includes sightseeing tours in Oman: a city tour in Muscat, Nizwa and forts, Jebel Akdar mountain, Grad Canyon, Sur, boat trips, jeep safari,” added Ms. Filatovskaya.
According to her, the average duration of a trip to Oman is 7-10 nights, the depth of sales reaches February 2020. The cost of tours depends on season, hotel level and number of nights. The tours for the New Year’s dates are almost sold out.