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Completion: Al Irfan Theatre at Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre

Completion: Al Irfan Theatre at Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre

Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran) — the Sultanate's executive arm for tourism development — announced its successful completion of ... Read More

Oman’s SalamAir adds Chattogram to its Bangladesh network

Oman’s SalamAir adds Chattogram to its Bangladesh network

Expanding its route network between Oman and the Indian subcontinent, Sultanate's fastest-growing value-for-money airline SalamAir has added a new ... Read More

Salam Air new Abu Dhabi to Muscat route

Salam Air new Abu Dhabi to Muscat route

Four weekly flights between Abu Dhabi and Muscat in Oman are now on schedule with Salam Air. The inaugural ... Read More

UNIGLOBE Travel expands Middle East service

UNIGLOBE Travel expands Middle East service

UNIGLOBE Travel International has expanded its network in the Middle East with the addition of UNIGLOBE Bahwan Travels in ... Read More

Oman Air achieves IATA NDC Level 4 Certification

Oman Air achieves IATA NDC Level 4 Certification

Oman Air, the National Carrier of the Sultanate of Oman has received the level 4 New Distribution Capability (NDC) ... Read More

Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks

Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks

Beginning June 15th, pork meat, tobacco, and alcohol as well as energy drinks in Oman will be subject to ... Read More

Budget Airline SalamAir Muscat to Tehran is second flight destination to Iran

Budget Airline SalamAir Muscat to Tehran is second flight destination to Iran

SalamAir, Oman’s first budget airline, has launched its first flight to Tehran, Iran flying Muscat- Tehran three times a ... Read More

Opening: Grand Swiss-Belresort, Swiss-Belsuites, Swiss-Belboutique and Swiss-Belinn

Opening: Grand Swiss-Belresort, Swiss-Belsuites, Swiss-Belboutique and Swiss-Belinn

Grand Swiss-Belresort (Bahrain), Swiss-Belsuites (Bahrain), Swiss-Belboutique (Kuwait) and Swiss-Belinn (Oman and Qatar) will be opening in the upcoming months. ... Read More

Carlos Vogeler starts leading position at Ministry of Tourism in Oman

Carlos Vogeler starts leading position at Ministry of Tourism in Oman

It appears the implementation of the National Tourism Strategy of Oman is in excellent hands. Last week Carlos Vogeler ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International appoints new General Manager for Swiss-Belinn Muscat

Swiss-Belhotel International appoints new General Manager for Swiss-Belinn Muscat

Swiss-Belhotel International has appointed Paul Uglesic as the General Manager for Swiss-Belinn Muscat in Oman. Paul has ten years ... Read More

Oman Air climbs to first place in one of Heathrow’s greenest years yet

Oman Air climbs to first place in one of Heathrow’s greenest years yet

Oman Air has landed first place in the latest Heathrow “Fly Quiet and Green” league table, due to its ... Read More

Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5 percent annually to 2023

Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5 percent annually to 2023

Tourism arrivals to Oman will increase at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5% between 2018 and 2023 ... Read More

Turkish Airlines and Oman Air extend their existing codeshare agreement

Turkish Airlines and Oman Air extend their existing codeshare agreement

Turkish Airlines and Oman Air have revised the codeshare agreement signed earlier. Under the revised agreement, Turkish Airlines will ... Read More

Oman hotel market: Sustainable growth?

Oman hotel market: Sustainable growth?

Between 2013 and 2017 the number of hotels in Oman increased by 35%, according to the National Centre for Statistics ... Read More

Oman Air turns down the noise and ramps up its green credential at Heathrow

Oman Air turns down the noise and ramps up its green credential at Heathrow

Oman Air’s investment in modernizing its Heathrow fleet has paid off – with the airline making an impressive leap ... Read More

Oman launches 2040 strategic tourism plan in Italy

Oman launches 2040 strategic tourism plan in Italy

Oman looks to 2040 with optimism and firm objectives to be implemented through a strategic development and established plan ... Read More

Salalah Tourism Festival Oman: So successful it unofficially continues

Salalah Tourism Festival Oman: So successful it unofficially continues

Though Salalah Tourism Festival in Oman officially concluded on Saturday, due to the continuing pleasant weather, the festival has ... Read More

Oman’s first budget airline adds six new A320neo aircraft to its fleet

Oman’s first budget airline adds six new A320neo aircraft to its fleet

Oman’s first budget airline, SalamAir, has signed an agreement to add six new A320neo aircraft to its fleet Read More

New flights on the Arabian Gulf: Muscat and Dammam

New flights on the Arabian Gulf: Muscat and Dammam

Pegasus Airlines is adding Oman’s capital Muscat and Saudi Arabia’s business hub Dammam to its flight network, to open ... Read More

Qatar Airways celebrates five years of service to Salalah, Oman

Qatar Airways celebrates five years of service to Salalah, Oman

Qatar Airways is celebrating its five-year anniversary of operating direct flights from Doha to Salalah, Oman. On 15 May, ... Read More

Golden Tulip signs MoU with Ice Land Water Park under endorsement of RAKTDA

Golden Tulip signs MoU with Ice Land Water Park under endorsement of RAKTDA

Golden Tulip Khatt Springs Resort & Spa signed an agreement with Ice Land Water Park under the endorsement of ... Read More

Doha to Muscat flights booming after Dubai and Abu Dhabi flights disappeared

Doha to Muscat flights booming after Dubai and Abu Dhabi flights disappeared

Going to Qatar Airways and searching for DXB or AUH there are no airports foind. After Qatar Airways was ... Read More

Hilton Salalah Resort: Bringing dreams to life

Hilton Salalah Resort: Bringing dreams to life

Green Globe recently awarded the Hilton Salalah Resort in Oman its inaugural certification. William Costley, Hilton Vice President AP ... Read More

Hilton Salalah Resort awarded first Green Globe Certification

Hilton Salalah Resort awarded first Green Globe Certification

Green Globe congratulates Hilton Salalah Resort on its first certification. Overlooking the Indian Ocean, the Hilton Salalah Resort is ... Read More

Coming soon: Swiss-Belinn Muscat in Oman

Coming soon: Swiss-Belinn Muscat in Oman

Continuing its expansion in the GCC, Swiss-Belhotel International (SBI) has entered into a management agreement with Al Salaam International ... Read More

Visitors interested in doing business with Oman increased 13%

Visitors interested in doing business with Oman increased 13%

Tourism arrivals to Oman will increase at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 13% between 2018 and 2021, ... Read More

Frasers Hospitality doubles Middle East portfolio

Frasers Hospitality doubles Middle East portfolio

Frasers Hospitality, a member of Frasers Property Group, today announced new openings in Saudi Arabia and Oman in 2018. ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International expands in GCC

Swiss-Belhotel International expands in GCC

Continuing its expansion in the GCC, Swiss-Belhotel International (SBI) has entered into a management agreement with Al Salaam International ... Read More

Boeing delivers first 737 MAX for Oman Air

Boeing delivers first 737 MAX for Oman Air

With the MAX, Oman Air will be able to achieve a double-digit percentage improvement in fuel efficiency. Read More

Developing Oman’s tourism industry : Crystal Lagoons to target Oman

Developing Oman’s tourism industry : Crystal Lagoons to target Oman

Crystal Lagoons has identified Oman’s burgeoning hospitality and tourism market which, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council, ... Read More

World Conference on Tourism and Culture concludes with important UNESCO and UNWTO declaration

World Conference on Tourism and Culture concludes with important UNESCO and UNWTO declaration

World Conference on Tourism and Culture concludes with important UNESCO and UNWTO declaration Read More

Tourism and Culture to work together for the SDGS

Tourism and Culture to work together for the SDGS

2nd UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture in Muscat, Oman Read More

Restarting Somali Tourism:  UNWTO  discussion at World Conference on Tourism and Culture Oman

Restarting Somali Tourism: UNWTO discussion at World Conference on Tourism and Culture Oman

HE Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow), the Minister of Information, Culture & Tourism of the Federal Republic of Somalia ... Read More

Hamad International Airport participating in ACI Airport Exchange in Muscat

Hamad International Airport participating in ACI Airport Exchange in Muscat

HIA’s participation cements its position as one of the world’s leading airports Read More

Conference on Tourism and Culture convenes global leaders in Oman

Conference on Tourism and Culture convenes global leaders in Oman

Conference on Tourism and Culture convenes global leaders in Oman Read More

Oman Convention & Exhibition Center celebrates its first anniversary with its 101st event

Oman Convention & Exhibition Center celebrates its first anniversary with its 101st event

The Oman Convention & Exhibition Center (OCEC) is pleased to celebrate their first year of business on 10 October ... Read More