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Salalah welcomes first direct charter flight from Hungary

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Salalah: Salalah, the captivating capital of Dhofar Governorate, unveiled its doors to the first-ever charter flights from Hungary, marking a momentous occasion in Oman’s tourism sector.


The inaugural flight, carrying 189 eager tourists, touched down at Salalah Airport on Friday, signalling the commencement of a series of weekly direct flights during the winter tourism season.


This groundbreaking development stems from the synergetic efforts of the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism and its esteemed partners in the tourism industry, aligning with the ministry’s vision to elevate Oman’s global tourism presence.


The introduction of direct charter flights from Hungary aligns with the strategic objective of diversifying Oman’s tourist base and expanding its reach into uncharted territories.


Salalah, renowned for its lush greenery, refreshingly invigorating climate, and rich cultural heritage, beckons Hungarian travellers, offering a unique blend of adventure, relaxation and cultural immersion. The influx of Hungarian tourists is anticipated to make a significant contribution to the local economy, particularly in the hospitality and retail sectors, while fostering cultural exchange and mutual understanding between the two nations.


“The arrival of these charter flights from Hungary marks a pivotal moment in Oman’s tourism journey,” stated Said Ahmad, CEO of Al Fawaz tours.


“This strategic initiative underscores our unwavering commitment to diversifying our tourism offerings and captivating visitors from diverse corners of the globe. We are confident that Salalah’s captivating beauty and warm hospitality will leave an indelible impression on Hungarian travellers, further strengthening the bonds between Oman and Hungary,” he added.


The commencement of direct charter flights from Hungary aligns with Oman’s vision to establish itself as a premier tourist destination, offering an unparalleled blend of cultural heritage, natural wonders and authentic experiences. With the winter tourism season in full swing, Salalah extends a warm embrace to Hungarian travellers, inviting them to discover the enchanting allure of Oman’s southern gem.


The introduction of direct charter flights from Hungary aligns with the strategic objective of diversifying Oman’s tourist base


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