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Oman Ministry of Heritage and Tourism and WEGO Announce Partnership

Wego, one of the largest online travel marketplace in the Middle East and North Africa, and the Oman Ministry of Heritage and Tourism have signed an agreement to promote Oman tourism attraction sites in the GCC region.

Oman has opened its borders to visitors from the GCC and it recently announced that it is open for travel for COVID-19 vaccine holders from September 01, 2021. The Sultanate has eased its travel restrictions, lifting flight prohibition for people travelling from previously banned countries. It is implementing precautionary measures and following through with the vaccination drive across the country, ensuring safe travel for everyone.

 All travellers to Oman should present a vaccine certificate containing a QR code that states they have received two doses of a vaccine that is approved in Oman (Pfizer BioNTech, Oxford Astrazeneca, Covishield AstraZeneca, Sputnik, Sinovac, Moderna, and Sinopharm, or a single dose of Johnson & Johnson). The last dose of the vaccine needs to have been received not less than 14 days before the arrival date. Travellers should have done Pre-registration via (https://covid19.emushrif.om ) and upload the vaccine certificate as well as the COVID-19 PCR certificate, both containing QR Codes.

 Over 550,000 searches were performed on Wego’s platform in the third quarter of this year from the GCC to Oman. Out of these searches, 34 percent from Saudi Arabia, 27 percent from UAE, 16 percent from Kuwait, 14 percent from Qatar, and 10 percent from Bahrain.