Ministry of Tourism Oman asks tourists visiting Salalah to ‘dress modestly’

Ministry of Tourism Oman asks tourists visiting Salalah to ‘dress modestly’

Oman Tourism

Tourists visiting the Dhofar Governorate, Salalah this Khareef season have been asked by the Ministry of Tourism Oman to respect local traditions and dress modestly.

In excess 50,000 leaflets have been issued at various tourism centres at the borders, in order to create awareness about dressing appropriately. Transport companies have additionally consented to communicate the message on transport screens. Khareef season started on June 21 and continues till September 21 in Oman.The advice is part of an awareness campaign launched by the Ministry aimed at tourists to Dhofar governorate’s Khareef season.The Ministry has printed leaflets to create awareness about the need to respect local customs and traditions, director of Tourism Awareness at the Ministry of Tourism, Amina Al Baloushi, said.”

According to the Ministry, the awareness campaign focuses on the importance of protecting and respecting local social values. “It is an unquestionable requirement to dress unassumingly as it is significant in the Islamic traditions, customs and practices,” Al Baloushi said. “The manner in which vacationers are dressed ought not make the general population living close to these goals feel awkward,” she proceeded.

The Ministry has likewise requested that vacationers guarantee that they have legitimate authorization before taking pictures of individuals and open places just as dealing with the locales they visit and leaving them clean and litter free.

During the season, the city of Salalah will observer a tremendous flood of vacationers from inside the Sultanate and GCC nations just as those from different nations. Guests run to Salalah to appreciate the excellent climate as the skies stay shady and they are welcomed with sprinkles normally. A green floor covering spreads over the mountains.