More Than 3,500 Cruise Passengers Arrive in Oman

By ,   December 26, 2018 ,   Cruise Industry

Two cruise ships, Pullmantur Horizon and MSC Lirica, carrying more than 3,500 passengers reached Sultan Qaboos Port (the largest port in Muscat, Oman) on Tuesday, December 25, the Ministry of Tourism announced. 

Port of Muscat (Oman)

Image: Port of Muscat (Oman)

The arrival of the vessels highlights the ongoing rise of the port as a major tourism hub in the region. Regarded as one of the oldest and most historic ports in Oman, the port of Sultan Qaboos is currently being turned into waterfront destination as part of a US$2 billion (OMR 770 million) project.