Oman’s New Tourism Regulations includes mandatory Insurance policy by the tourist

Oman’s New Tourism Regulations have been issued by Oman’s Ministry of Tourism for the return of in-bound tourism to Oman.

Tour Group Muscat Oman
Tour Group Muscat Oman

In addition to following the preventive measures needed by the Supreme Committee on COVID-19 at their offices, the ministry said the operators must ensure that travellers have a medical certificate or required permits issued before travelling.

All reservations should be made through the internet, preferable with on-line or contactless payments.

Tours for groups should not exceed 15 people – and while on tour physical distancing should be observed with signed reminders.

Turtle Watching Oman
Turtle Watching Oman

Medical coverage insurance will be compulsory for all travellers before finalising any booking.

When a tourist arrives the following procedures should be followed.

The number of people entering the hotel reception area to be limited.

Social distancing requirements should be observed and clean waiting areas with water bottles are to be provided.

At hotel check-in, online registration is prefered and where a physical document is required separate pens should be used for each guest.

An a-la-carte menu is to be offered in hotels and restaurants.not a buffet.

Tour guides should have a digital thermometer to drivers for temperature checks of the guests.

 

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