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Oman tourism: Discover Arabian Sea delight in lap of nature at Duqm hotel

by ELHAM POURMOHAMMADI
Park Inn by Radisson will soon open a hotel and residence in Duqm featuring 74 vibrant, contemporary chalets and apartments spread over a large area. Photo: Park Inn by Radisson
Promising to take its guests on an unforgettable journey, Park Inn by Radisson will soon open a hotel and residence in Duqm, a relatively undiscovered treasure for nature lovers

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