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Tourism to contribute 3% to Oman’s GDP

According to a report by the World Travel and Tourism Council, Oman's tourism sector is expected to contribute $1.93bn, or around 3% of the country's national GDP in 2011, Gulf News has reported. Oman's travel and tourism industry is expected to contribute 6% of the country's total investment by 2021. Oman has already approved the spending of around $8bn on tourism-related property developments across the country with the aim to attract around 12 million visitors a year by 2020.