Oman to give 10-day visa-free entry to 103 countries to boost tourism – travel

Oman will exempt nationals of 103 counties from needing an entry visa for a keep of up to 10 days, police stated on Wednesday, in a transfer to assist tourism and shore up its struggling economic system.

Visitors will need to have a confirmed lodge reservation, medical health insurance and a return ticket, Royal Oman Police stated on its Twitter account.

“Nationals of 103 counties are exempted from entry visas into the Sultanate for a period of ten days,” it stated.

Oman final week stated it might resume granting vacationer visas to individuals visiting on journeys organized by motels and travel firms, after they had been suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Gulf state resumed worldwide flights on October 1, however solely residents and folks holding legitimate current residency and work visas might enter.

Oman, rated sub-funding grade by all main credit standing businesses, faces a widening deficit and huge debt maturities in coming few years. It has lately launched into a brand new fiscal plan to wean itself off its dependence on oil revenues.

(This story has been revealed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content. Only the headline has been modified.)

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