The Ministry of Tourism has announces the availability of a number of its tourism studies on it’s website. The availability of these studies is part of the Ministry’s direction in expanding the accessibility of the studies it completed and making it beneficial to those are who are searching and interested about the tourism industry in the sultanate. And as a first step, the following studies have been placed on the website and there will be other studies placed in the future:
Wadi Darbat development study: An environmental, social and management study, it aims to prepare a general master plan that takes these elements into consideration. As a result, it will help to achieve sustainable tourism goals and to protect the nature and the wealth of the area with the participation of the local community.
An action plan to study the manpower and training needs in the tourism sector – the study aims to develop a new mechanism to raise the level of Omanisation in the tourism sector at the national level and to raise public awareness of tourism as an attractive sector to work in .
A study of the social and economic dimensions of tourism development in Jebal Akhdar: the study aims to develop tourism in Jabel Akhdar and to achieve the planned goals for the area in a balanced and responsible manner. This in turn will help contribute to meeting the needs of the local community without harming their basic values while providing economic benefits to them