Some 94 tourist establishments in several parts of the country have been readied to be used as COVID-19 relief shelters (quarantine facilities) if the need arises, stated the Ministry of Tourism (MoT).
The establishments will provide over 4,000 hotel rooms for the purpose under the supervision of the Ministry of Health (MoH).
As per MoT, there are 26 tourist facilities and 182 hotel apartments with 1,964 rooms in Muscat, nine tourist facilities and 20 hotel apartments with 149 rooms in Dakhliyah, eight tourist facilities with 486 rooms in Dhofar, 11 tourist facilities and 43 hotel apartments with 454 rooms in South Batinah, three tourist facilities and four hotel apartments with 108 rooms in North Batinah, two tourist facilities and 18 hotel apartments with 50 rooms in Buraimi, 16 tourist facilities with 539 rooms in North Sharqiyah, 12 tourist facilities and 36 hotel apartments with 213 rooms in South Sharqiyah, three tourist facilities and ten hotel apartments with 29 rooms in Al Wusta, and four tourist facilities and eight hotel apartments with 132 rooms in Musandam.
MoT has thanked all the hotel establishments that have cooperated with the initiative and calls on the rest of the hotel establishments to contribute to the national duty and communicate on 99076665, 99762535.
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