Oman receives PATWA culture award at ITB Berlin

The Sultanate of Oman made a new achievement in the tourism sector as it was awarded the “Best Destination – Heritage & Culture” in 2019 by the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA), an official UNWTO af liate. HE Ahmed Bin Nasser Bin Hamed Al Mahrizi, Minister of Tourism, received the Sultanate’s award, on the sidelines of ITB Berlin from Dr Taleb Rifai, former UNWTO Secretary-General, and Sagar Ahluwalia, the Secretary General of Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA).