Oman tourism – Gearing up for the future: Event by OFA

MUSCAT: In an endeavor to support the booming tourism sector of the Sultanate, OFA will be hosting a premium event titled “Oman tourism – Gearing up for the future”. The event will be held on Sunday, 11 November 2018 at Kempinski Hotel under the auspices of Maitha Saif Al Marhouqi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Tourism. The invitees to this elite event will comprise of over two hundred “C” level executives from private organiSations in the tourism sector, as well as the ministers and under-secretaries from ministries.

Cyril Piaia, Associate Partner, Stratford & Russell and Board Member of OFA will moderate two panels of discussions. The panelists will cast light on existing capabilities and future strategies of Oman to leverage on tourism as a key driver of economic growth and social development. The panelists for the event are Michel Hartbrot, Professor, Ecole Hôtelière de Paris, Robert MacLean, Principal of National Hospitality Institute, Mohammed Al Eissa, Corporate Communications Manager, OMRAN, Khaled Abdul Malak, surgeon and explorer, Badar Al Dhuhli, Tourism Lecturer, Oman Tourism College, Jamal Al Azki, Senior Manager Oman Sales, Oman Air, Jonathan Stearns, Partner Mazars, Lujaina Al Kharousi, Founder and CEO Envago, Haitham AlRiyami, Founder Guide Gate company, Jose, CEO Projects & Allied Services Group, KhimjiRamdas, Fred Vessali, CEO, Oman Hotel and Tourism Company.

Before this grand event, four famous French bloggers have been appointed to travel Oman and post daily about the beautiful places they visit. Elisa and Maxime from Best Jobers are important bloggers/influencers with a reach of 38k in Facebook and 86.2k on Instagram. Maxime plays the photographer and Elisa is the writer. Their journey is on their website

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