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Omran unveils Oman’s water sport wonders

5 Dec 2023 Omran unveils Oman’s water sport wonders

Muscat –  Omran group, in partnership with Oman Sail and Sea & Beach Projects, announced the successful completion of a groundbreaking Kitesurfing expedition along Oman’s stunning coastline.

This venture is a testament to Omran group’s commitment to diversify Oman’s tourism sector and enhance the adventure experiences on offer, in preparation for the establishment of ‘downwinder’ activities and competitions in Oman.

Spanning 334km over five days, from Bar Al Hickman in the wilayat of Mahout to Al Suwaih in Jalan Bani Abu Ali, the expedition aimed to explore potential sports and adventure experiences along Oman’s shores. The ideal wind conditions of Oman’s coast provide a prime setting for activities such as Kitesurfing and Wingfoiling.

Mohammed al Ghufaili, Omran group’s COO, stated, “This expedition aligns with our objective to diversify the tourism sector by showcasing Oman’s natural beauty and adventure potential. We are dedicated to crafting sustainable and eco-conscious experiences that resonate with adventure enthusiasts worldwide.”

Marcelo Antunes Ferreira, who undertook the expedition, shared his awe-inspiring experiences, ranging from captivating wildlife and breathtaking landscapes to engaging with local fishermen and witnessing traditional Omani fishing methods, adding, “The success of this expedition, supported by a dedicated team and rigorous safety measures, highlights the potential for expanding water sports and adventure tourism in the Oman.”

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