Oman’s Mwasalat Bus Service has announced changes
The latest ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey shows that the youth in the Arab World may be closer to their western counterparts viewpoint than many think.
The survey was conducted Continue reading “Arab Youth Survey 2017”
June though its mid-summer is often not as searing as May, though that’s often because the rise in humidity also drops the temperature. This year June is the month of Ramadhan when many hotels offer special meals after dusk.
Indoor bowling is a great activity during Ramadhan as Continue reading “Oman’s Top 5 things to do in June 2017”
Its been announced that the Design & the Project Management of the construction
for Muscat Duty Free has been awarded to Continue reading “Muscat Duty Free design and construction management announced”
Oman’s Royal Opera House has a remarkable mix of performances over the 2017 – 2018 season. In September they launch with Aida by Verdi
for 3 days 14, 16,17 performed by Teatro Regio Torino (‘Royal Theatre’ Turin) – the Continue reading “Oman’s Royal Opera House – winter 2017-18 highlights”
The new on-line Visa Application from the Royal Oman Police (ROP) will allow tourists to eliminate one queue at Muscat International Airport, the one for payment.
The system is part Continue reading “Oman has a new online Visa Application Website”
Sultan Qaboos was shown tonight on Oman TV meeting King Abdullah II of Jordan
The first warmish day of summer 2017 encouraged me to visit the David Bowie ‘memorial’ in Brixton, London.
The day started well as I walked past Continue reading “Books and Bowie”
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.
The arrival of the new CEO Continue reading “Oman’s OMRAN appoints a new CEO”
Oman Air has issued its 2016 financial statement.
Oman Air’s chairman H.H. Darwish bin Ismail bin Ali Al Balushi highlighted the introduction of 4 new Boing 737-800s leading to a total of 47 aircraft within the fleet. This lead to a total of 7.7million passengers using Oman Air,
an increase of 21% over 2015 and an increase in available Continue reading “Oman Air’s 2016 financial results.”
Tourist Visa regulations for Oman have just been revised by the issuing authority, the Royal Oman Police, on both effective price and period.
Previously a 10 day tourist visa was available, on demand at the place of arrival for many nationalities, it cost Rial Omani 5 Continue reading “Oman Visa regulations are revised”
May can often be Oman’s hottest month and temperatures over 40c are frequent. This means that activities need to be selected to take the heat into account.
Though spending time in one of Oman’s almost innumerable Continue reading “Oman’s Top 5 things to do in May 2017”
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 port and industrial zone in 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.
Oman Wanfang is a consortium of six private Continue reading “China-Oman Industrial Park at Ad Duqm”
For a safe holiday destination, it seems Finland is the place to go, however for those who crave winter sun, there is a far more appealing option, Oman.
According to the World Economic Forum Continue reading “Oman appears in the Top 5 safest travel destinations reports World Economic Forum”