In Conversation with Her Excellency
In October 2020, Connections Head of Marketing & Communications Gemma Fitchett talks to Her Excellency Maitha Al Mahrouqi, Undersecretary for Oman Ministry of Heritage & Tourism about the status in Oman and the GCC.
Dressing conservatively is appreciated, with clothing that covers knees and shoulders are required for men and women.
Men are advised to wear long-sleeved tops and pants.
Shorts are acceptable, although long pants are more preferred.
Men’s tops and t-shirts must cover their shoulders.
Women are advised to wear loose clothing.
Shoulders and arms must covered at all times.
Avoid wearing strapless tops and dresses.
Dresses and skirts should be knee-length or longer.
Wearing long pants is also acceptable.
Women are also advised to carry a shawl at all times to use for covering your hair, especially when visiting religious and conservative areas.