oman-airOman Air, the National Carrier of Oman and the Sultanate of Oman Ministry of Tourism are linking up with top hoteliers to launch a major tourism campaign across Europe this summer.

Branded Now is the Time, the campaign aims at encouraging visitors to Oman, by offering high quality, week-long accommodation and return flight packages to the Sultanate, over the summer months. The collective promotional drive links Oman Air and The Ministry of Tourism with the IHG Group, Shangri-la, Radisson Blu, Grand Hyatt, Chedi, Al Nadha Resort and Spa and Park Inn.

The Now is the Time campaign will target travellers from the UK, France and Germany, who will be able to book the packages through their participating travel agents. Each country is served by Oman Air flights, with daily services to Muscat from London Heathrow, four flights a week from Paris , four from Frankfurt and three weekly from Munich .

Prices start from just £599 or €659 per person, including all taxes and charges, and cover seven nights for visitors from the UK and six nights for visitors from France and Germany. Packages can be booked immediately, for travel between 12th April 2010 and 1st October 2010.

Abdulrazaq Alraisi, General Manager, Worldwide Sales, at Oman Air, launched the campaign at ITB Berlin , saying:

“Oman is a superb destination for European travellers. We offer year-round sun, breathtaking scenery, including an unspoiled coastline, and renowned Omani hospitality and are delighted to be offering these packages at prices too good to miss.