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Now rent residential units for Dhofar khareef on Sekaa platform

12 Jun 2024 New platform for residential rental services during khareef

Salalah – Ministry of Heritage and Tourism, in partnership with Dhofar Municipality, launched a cutting-edge electronic platform on Wednesday. 

Called Sekaa, the platform will revolutionise the rental process for residential units during Khareef Dhofar 2024.

In a statement, Dhofar Municipality said Sekaa represents a significant stride in ensuring top-notch standards and optimal hospitality services for guests, while also safeguarding the interests of both tourists and property owners alike.

The user-friendly platform has been designed to streamline the contractual dynamics between tourists and residential property owners. By offering a centralised hub for rental transactions, Sekaa aims to establish a cohesive regulatory framework that upholds the rights of both landlords and tenants.

Property owners who register their residential units on Sekaa will enjoy expedited registration and licensing procedures owing to simplified processes. The platform will also maintain stringent quality standards for residential rentals, thereby enhancing the overall guest experience.

Additionally, Sekaa will be a valuable platform for property owners to showcase their offerings directly to potential guests, facilitating seamless communication and enhancing visibility within the market.

Dhofar Municipality recently announced an extension of tourist activities in the governorate throughout the three-month khareef season – June 21 to September 21 – as opposed to one month earlier.

According to the National Centre for Statistics and Information, the number of visitors to Dhofar Khareef 2023 registered an increase of 18.4% to 962,000 compared to 813,000 in 2022.

Official data shows that visitors to Dhofar Khareef 2023 spent RO103mn compared to RO86mn in the 2022 season, while the number of nights of stay increased from 6mn nights in 2022 to 7mn in 2023.

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