Oman releases hotel guidelines for welcoming guests

Rooms will need to stay vacant for 24 hours after a guest checks out for sterilisation

Oman releases hotel guidelines for welcoming guests

Oman’s Ministry of Tourism has released guidelines for hotels for safely welcoming guests in the future.

Rules include staff wearing face masks at all times, and practicing social distancing.

Once a guest leaves the hotel, their room must be left vacant for at least 24 hours before someone else can book the room to ensure it can be properly sanitised.

Masks, thermometers and sanitisers must be provided throughout the hotel, and the number of entrances will be reduced.

Swimming pools and gyms inside hotels will remain closed until further notice.

The news comes after it was announced that tourism boats would be allowed to resume operations last month.

A number of restrictions have been relaxed in recent weeks, with some businesses reopening

You can keep up to date with all the latest news, advice and travel information on our website here

Be the first to get all the latest Muscat news, reviews and deals into your inbox by signing up to our free newsletter, click here to sign up.

More from Hotels

The best places to stay in Saudi Arabia’s capital

The list includes a Mandarin Oriental in 2021

The Swiss-Belinn Muscat has 128 rooms

Why you need to dine out at Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Sponsored: From beachfront dining to authentic Turkish food, there’s something for everyone

You don’t have to break the bank on holiday

These five-star hotels offer everything you need for a fabulous stay in the city


Follow us