Oman Aquarium, located in the ‘Mall of Muscat’ in Oman’s capital city, Muscat is opening today.
Read more below including Pictures, Timings, Entrance Prices and a Map of location.
Oman Aquarium (aquarium’s visualisation)
This will be three floors in height with
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On the Upper floor of the British Museum, Rooms 42–43 house the
Albukhary Foundation’s rooms. This cultural institution, founded by Syed Mokhtar Albukhary, is based in Kuala Lumpur and claims to be the largest in Asia dedicated to the arts, culture and heritage of the Islamic world.
British Museum Queen Elizabeth Court
These galleries in the British Museum offer a perspective to the Islamic World, with beautifully laid out displays and as they are off the main flow of visitors, the space is less crowded.
Very unusually, as so many Islamic collections seem to ignore Arabia, the displays include Silver from Oman, some donated
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Bayt Ar Rudaydah Castle was constructed by Imam Sultan bin Saif bin Malik Al Ya’rubi, a ruler of Oman who died in 1680 AD.
Bayt Ar Rudaydah – Birkat Al Mawz
It’s a typical fortified mansion in Oman, with the main building having
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London was in bloom
St James Park – London
for the International Media MarketPlace 2019, at the
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Transport yourself from Dhofar into Thailand as Anantara Al Baleed Resort Salalah celebrates the Songkran festival at the Mekong restaurant on April 13th.
Songkran festival at the Mekong restaurant.
The Songkran festival is Thailand’s
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Trade volume between Oman & Qatar has grown dramatically from USDollars549 Million in 2016 to USDollar1.8Billion in 2019
Remarkably Oman is Qatar’s main destination for its non-Oil products. Currently, there are some 200 jointly owned Omani/Qatari companies in Oman and 350 jointly owned Omani/Qatari companies in Qatar.
Oman Qatar Meeting
Mohsin Khamis Al Balushi of
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Jokha AlHarthi’s Celestial Bodies is a book about three generations of an Omani family. An almost dreamlike narration of their lives in the town of Al Awafi describes three women, sisters, and their path towards marriage.
Camel Event outside Al Wafi town wall and mosque – Oman
Asma marries out of duty, Khawla
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Qasr Al Watan (Palace of the Nation) in Abu Dhabi is open to the public.
Check below for a Dress Code, Map, Information, Video and great Photographs.
Aerial view of Qasr Al Watan courtesy Ministry of Presidential Affairs UAE
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Check out this great idea by
Janardhan Havanje. It’s ‘Yoshi the Fish’ a Plastic Swallowing Fish sculpture
YOSHI THE FISH TRASH CAN – Photo by Rakesh
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Intercontinental Hotels (IHG) has purchased the award-winning Six Senses brand from private equity fund Pegasus Capital Advisors for USD 300 million. The sale includes the management of Six Senses 16 hotels and resorts, along with Spas and subsidiary groups Evason and Raison d’Etre. Following the acquisition, Six Senses is now expected to grow to 60 hotels within the next 10 years.
Zighy Bay Hotel Musandam Oman
Six Senses currently manages
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Tour of Oman 2019 starts on 16th February,
Tour of Oman – from Wadi Adai
with 18 teams including
Astana from Kazakhstan, whose Alexey Lutsenko won the race in 2018. This is the Continue reading “ TOUR OF OMAN 2019 Cycle Race will have 18 UCI Teams “
Love Above the Clouds with Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar.
Raise romance to new heights at dramatic mountain retreat the Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar.
Love Above the Clouds
Let the serene atmosphere inspire
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Romantic Retreat on the Arabian SeaSneak away for your Valentine getaway at the beachfront oasis of Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara .
Villa – Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara
Arrive to a special Anantara
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The Mwasalat Bus from Dubai to Muscat now has a couple of extra pick-up points in Dubai, making travel even easier. Here are details of the Three locations you can get your Mwasalat Bus from in Dubai, with Map and timings.
The timings are from the main terminus at
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An idyllic little Valentines Day in Oman bolthole for two?
Valentines Day Alila Jabal Akhdar
Alila Jabal Akhdar is your hideaway! Pull back the curtains of this superbly spacious first floor Mountain View Suite and
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