Oman Ranked at number 11 in ‘Halal’ tourism

A Singapore based organisation has issued a ‘Top Halal Friendly Holiday Destinations – 2014’ listing. The main criteria taken into account in the ranking includes its suitability as a family holiday destination, the level of services and facilities it provides for Muslim travelers and the marketing initiatives of the destination targeting this segment Oman is at number 11.

Halal Destinations
Halal Destinations

Here is the list

Whats your opinion from Oman’s viewpoint?

ESO Presentation and Field Trip on Oman’s Egyptian Vultures

Oman’s Environmental Society organised a very informative presentation by Maia Sarrouf Willson and Omar Al-Sheikhly.

Maia Willson talks about Vultures
Maia Willson talks about Vultures

The topic was Continue reading “ESO Presentation and Field Trip on Oman’s Egyptian Vultures”

Richard Branson and Tony Wheeler will come to Oman to talk to us

Sir Richard Branson and Tony Wheeler will be coming into Oman to talk to us at

Richard Branson coming to Oman (thanks Virgin)
Richard Branson coming to Oman (thanks Virgin)

an ‘Open Minds’ leadership meet which will take place on Continue reading “Richard Branson and Tony Wheeler will come to Oman to talk to us”

Camilia Restaurant Ruwi for Dinner

Since the area is still quiet we took a meal in Ruwi’s Camilia Restaurant before work starts again tomorrow . This is probably one of the longest established restaurants in Oman. Its changed management several times I suspect and the current operators must be the best there has been.

Camilia Salad
Camilia Salad

From the remarkably genuine Continue reading “Camilia Restaurant Ruwi for Dinner”