H.E. Ahmad Al Mahrizi, minister, tourism, Oman, presented the award to Rocio Jolivet, country manager, France, Oman Air, at the ministry’s Paris-based Oman Workshop event on March 14.
Oman Air announced that the event, created to help promote Oman to the French market, was attended by a number of VIPs, including former French President Francois Hollande, and more than 160 travel agencies.
The Omani delegation was headed by Salim Al Maamari, director general, Ministry of Tourism, Oman, and comprised of 26 partners, including hotels and destination management companies.
Oman Air takes its role to promote Oman to overseas markets very seriously and the airline’s team in France were proud to be recognised for their efforts in advancing tourism to their home country, the airline announced.
In 2017, Oman Air won four World Travel Awards, Seven Stars Luxury Lifestyle and Hospitality Awards, Skytrax World Airline Awards and Frontier Awards.