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

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