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Oman Tourism: An International Perspective on International Tourist Arrivals

Turner, Lindsay W (2009) Oman Tourism: An International Perspective on International Tourist Arrivals. Omani Journal of Applied Sciences, 1 (1). pp. 54-62. ISSN 1990-5149

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Abstract

This paper attempts to examine the Oman tourism potential in the perspective of other developments world wide. The assumption is made that Oman is closer regionally in terms of cultural identity and social structures to the broad Asia Pacific world region. In examining the countries of Asia Pacific similarities can be identified with several other markets. The conclusion is that for the development of demand for foreign international tourism, it is useful to place the Oman market into a world perspective, and from this position to identify future market size, sustainability and marketing.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID17847, Oman tourism potential, cultural identity, social structures, Asia Pacific, foreign international tourism, sustainability, marketing
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Economics and Finance
FOR Classification > 1402 Applied Economics
FOR Classification > 1506 Tourism
SEO Classification > 9103 International Trade
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2011 05:31
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2011 05:31
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/4648
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