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3rd Geotourism Conference, 30 October to 1 November 2011 OMAN

The conference will provide the opportunity for earth scientists, tourism practitioners, academics and protected area managers to share knowledge and explore how geotourism can add value to destinations and the visitor experience.
The Conference will cover: 

  • Widening the scope of geotourism
  • Education and interpretation
  • Sustainable development of geotourism product and services
  • Protected areas including geoparks
  • Promoting and managing geotourism destinations

 With unique geology and friendly welcoming people, Oman  is an exceptional destination for a conference of this kind.
In addition to excellent keynote and concurrent presentations the full day mid conference field excursion will feature i-tourguide, Oman’s latest geotourism project. This utilises GPS based interactive software available for Windows Mobile, Android and iPhone; with “Moving Maps Applications” and multi media interpretation of 30 Points of Interest (POI's) in the Muscat region.
To encourage international participation, the Oman’s Ministry of Tourism has generously offered to host the Conference including complimentary registration, conference dinner and mid conference field excursion.

For further information or registration, email: geotourism@omantourism.gov.om