Oman’s OMRAN, the Oman Government Tourism development company, and UAE-based company DAMAC have announced a development partnership to develop the Mina Sultan Qaboos Waterfront into a $1 billion major integrated tourism and lifestyle destination in Muscat.
DAMAC & Oman Government organisations signing
It will be part of the overall
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Oman’s Mwasalat Bus Service has announced changes
Mwasalat route change announcement
to the departure
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announced that the Design & the Project Management of the construction
for Muscat Duty Free has been awarded to
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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 of the evolving ROP website and offers clear options for the various types of Visa into Oman.
Apart from a valid passport there are 2 critical elements – a valid eMail and Mobile Phone
Sultan Qaboos was shown tonight on Oman TV meeting King Abdullah II of Jordan
Sultan Qaboos greets King Abdullah
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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.
OMRAN Mina Qaboos
The arrival of the new CEO
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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,
Oman Air over Azaiba in Muscat
an increase of 21% over 2015 and an increase in available
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Tourist Visa regulations for Oman have just been revised by the issuing authority, the Royal Oman Police, on both effective price and period.
Oman UAE Exit and Entry Stamps
Previously a 10 day tourist visa was available, on demand at the airport for many nationalities, it cost Rial Omani 5
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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.
China-Arab Wanfang Sign
Oman Wanfang is a consortium of six private
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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.
Tourists Celebratory Tea Break in Oman
According to the World Economic Forum
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With work underway the opening on the new Muscat Hills Intercontinental Hotel Resort and Spa
Building Works INTERCONT Hotel Muscat Hills
will add to Oman’s
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The world’s largest retailer, Amazon, is about to plunge into the
Middle East with a US$ 700million appx purchase of Souq.com the Dubai based online retailer.
Amazon to enter Middle East Market
Though there are numerous other similar
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Staying at Anantara Al Baleed Salalah, (Scroll down for Video of car on road) Audi has just completed
Audi arrives at Anantara Al Baleed @AudiUKpress
a Press launch in Oman
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Bradt Guide to Oman had a fantastic double page spread byFaces magazine
FACES MAGAZINE writes about the Bradt Guide to Oman
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With the BBCs Top Gear series 24 due to start on March 5th Matt LeBlanc of Top Gear explains about the filming he did in Oman and Dubai. ‘That was really fun.
Top Gear Oman by z336
There was a supercar
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