Majority of Dhofar tourists arrived by road: Report

Muscat: Majority of visitors to the Dhofar Governorate (81 per cent) travelled by road against the 19 per cent who flew to the popular summer destination, said the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI).

As of 1pm on August 27, 8,058 Qatar nationals, 51,552 Saudi nationals, 73,636 UAE nationals, 567, 973 Omanis, 19, 591 other Arab nationals, 8,020 Bahrainis and 5,649 Kuwaitis visited the Dhofar region during the Khareef Season.

From a total of 784. 450 visitors, 3,216 Europeans, and 49,059 Asians visited the Dhofar during the Khareef as of 1pm on August 27.