Oman to create half a million tourism jobs by 2040

Published: 19 September 2019 - 1 p.m.
By: Priyanka Praveen
According to officials at Omran, Oman tourism sector is working towards creating half a million jobs by 2040 in the Sultanate.

The CEO of Omran, the tourism development arm of the government, Peter Walichnowski told Times of Oman that Omran is working closely with the Ministry of Tourism to execute the ‘Oman Tourism Strategy’ as part of its Vision 2040.

He added that the first step in this plan was the creation of 500,000 jobs in tourism by 2040.

Plans are also in place to increase tourism’s contribution to Oman’s GDP from six to 10%.

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