Al Bustan Palace, Oman. 28 October 2014. STR Global Middle East & Africa executive director Philip Woolmer told the MEED Oman tourism Day that STR’s September hotel census showed that there are plans to build 6,000 new hotel rooms in the sultanate.
This compares with 9,000 hotels rooms recognised by the STR census.
Official figures show there are 282 hotels, including independent and small hotels not covered by the STR census with a total of 22,404 bedrooms.
Sponsors of MEED Oman Projects Forum
Oman Development Bank is SME financial partner. AECOM is bronze sponsor. Drake & Scull International and Hill International are conference sponsors. Al Madina Insurance, Acciona and EHAF are exhibiting. Rotary Engineering is lanyard sponsor. Networking sponsors are Galfar and Sarooj.
The Oman Tourism Day was organised in partnership with the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC).