OMRAN, the Oman Ministry of Tourism’s subsidiary, will have a new CEO, from May 1st. He will join OMRAN following the departure, for personal reasons, of the previous CEO James Wilson in February 2017.
Oman Air’s chairman H.E. Darwish bin Ismail bin Ali Al Balushi highlighted the introduction of 4 new Boing 737-800s which will give a total of 47 aircraft within the fleet. This lead to a total of 7.7million passengers using Oman Air,
Writing the revision for the Bradt Guide to Oman – Experiences that could and could not be included, turned out to be a difficult area to deal with. I needed not only focus on finishing the text & maps but also change my viewpoint of Oman’s tourism.
Ad Duqm was once, only a few years ago, a small village with a couple of shops, an equal number of local restaurants and it was a cash economy with not even a bank. However times have changed and Oman’s Ad Duqm Port and Free Trade Zone Ad Duqm (Duqm SEZA) hosted Oman Wanfang LLC, a Chinese company, for a signing ceremony on the 19th April for Oman Wanfang to develop 1,172 hectares of land adjacent to Ad Duqm’s port as Oman China Industrial Park at Ad Duqm.