online campaign "Tourism – linking cultures"

Muscat: Oman Visitors Portal launches electronic campaign in the occasion of World Tourism Day on 27 September from each year. The theme for this year is Tourism – linking cultures. World Tourism Day is celebrated annually on 27 September. Its purpose is to foster awareness among the international community of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic value. The event seeks to address global challenges outlined in the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and to highlight the contribution the tourism sector can make in reaching these goals. Oman Visitors Portal has launches online campaign to increase the awareness of tourism and highlight the benefit of tourism as industry. Bader Mohd Al Azri , team leader of Oman Visitors projects added our portal promote for Oman and different tourism attractions in the country and within short period the portal get very famous in different countries which generate tourists . A part from our responsibility as a leading online portal promote for Oman, this year we decided to celebrate with world and add our campaign under initiatives for world tourism day which registering in World tourism Organization website . Also, we launch online webpage which focus about the benefits of this day and some messages for this day. The webpage could be reach from Oman Visitors Portal link which is: www.omanvisitors.com. Additionally, we add World tourism banner in many Omani forums and we issued a special newsletter for this event. About Oman Visitors Portal Oman Visitors web portal was officially launched in December 2010 under the auspices of the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Tourism. The portal has been receiving rave reviews and has won many accolades including: Best website award in the Sultanate in the category of Hospitality Websites for the year 2009, Best Website in the Sultanate in the Travel and Tourism category in 2010, and Best Website among Arab Countries in the Travel and Tourism Sector in 2009. And in this year it got best strategy tourism website in the Middle East. The Ministry of Tourism, Dhofar Municipality, Oman Air, The Wave Muscat and Omantel are supported the portal. It is a model and a good approach for a partnership between the public and private sectors to jointly promote the Sultanate. The Website for online campaign : www.omanvisitors.com/WTD For more information or details please send to: info@omanvisitors.com

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