World Travel Awards has partnered with Oman Airports to host their highly anticipated 2019 Grand Final Gala Ceremony. The event will be held at the Royal Opera House Muscat on November 28. Leading figureheads and global travel industry decision-makers will be attending the red-carpet gala reception at the glamorous Oman Sultanate.
The ancient city of Muscat, dramatically wedged between the steep mountains and the Arab Sea, is home to ancient forts, flower-filled parks and rich traditions. The prestigious ceremony at one of the country’s landmarks, the Royal Opera House Muscat, will be proudly hosted by Oman Airports, a government entity founded as one of the main pillars in the tourism sector.
Hosting the anticipated World Travel Awards activity will further boost the tourism and transportation sectors in the Sultanate as an important component of the Oman Aviation Group Companies. The producer of the World Travel Awards, Graham Cooke, said: “We are delighted to host our 2019 Grand Final Gala Ceremony at the Oman Sultanate.
From magnificent mountains and paradise beaches to beautiful deserts, Oman offers a wealth of incredible landscapes and travel experiences. “I look forward to welcoming the world’s leading decision-makers to our first ceremony in this amazing country,” he added: “WTA has maintained its position as the industry leader over the past 26 years, consistently demonstrating its value as a global benchmark for recognising excellence in travel and tourism.
Sheik Aimen bin Ahmed Al Hosni, Chief Executive Oman Airports said: “Hosting the World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony also helps us to enhance our support for the Oman Aviation Group to strengthen the tourism and transportation sectors and achieve Oman 2040’s strategic objectives.
“After approaching international markets and strengthening our relationships over the years with key players in the travel and tourism sectors, we felt it was our responsibility to support and host such magnitude of international events here in Muscat. “By funding this great event, we will also be able to attract international travel and tourism brands to visit Oman and see its true beauty first hand.