DUBAI: The Sultanate has captured six Arab Tourism Oscar Media Awards at the celebration organised by the Arab Tourism Media Center at Rawdat al Bustan Hotel in Dubai, UAE.
The Awards are the Arab Heritage Man, which was conferred on Abdul Aziz Mohammed al Rowas, His Majesty the Sultan’s Adviser for Cultural Affairs, the Best Leading Personality Award for Mahdi bin Mohammed al Abdwani, CEO of National Ferries Company, the Best Arab Radio Program on Local or Arab Tourism for Rehab Al Masaa from the Oman Radio, the Best Local and Arab Tourism Support Carrier for Oman Air, the Best Arab and Local Tourism Photograph for Omar bin Abdullah al Shuaili and the E-Media Award for Al Hadath e-newspaper.
The awards were delivered to winners by Mohammed Abu Zaid Mustafa, Sudanese Minister of Tourism, Archeology and Wild Life.
During the event, the Sudanese Minister of Tourism, Archeology and Wild Life announced the opening of the Arab Centre for Tourism Media at the Sudanese capital Al Khartoum.
The event was attended by Dr Khalid al Jardani, Sultanate’s accredited ambassador to UAE Maitha bint Saif al Mahroqiyah, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism, a number of officials at the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Arab Tourism Media Center, as well as a number of Arab tourism policy makers and executives at the Arab and world tourism organisations. — ONA