Oman opens passenger cruise terminal

23 February 2010

Oman has opened its first passenger cruise terminal at Port Sultan Qaboos in Muscat, Gulf News has reported. The authorities are expecting more than 300,000 cruise tourists to call at the newly opened terminal, giving a fillip to the tourism industry. 'Cruise shipping is the sleeping giant of our tourism industry and the ministry is serious about making it work for the country,' Mohammad Al Toobi, undersecretary, Ministry of Tourism said.

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