Serenade of the Seas in Muscat to replace the Brilliance of the Seas

It will be sad to no longer see the Brilliance of the Seas

Brilliance of the Seas saying goodbye to Muscat
Brilliance of the Seas saying goodbye to Muscat

on her regular visit into Muscat. So we look forward to next seasons visits by the Serenade of the Seas, a sister ship.

Oman Remittances detailed by the World Bank courtesy The Guardian

This is an infographic from The Guardian newspaper. It shows the supposed number of foreign workers in Oman (the migrants to Oman are low), Omanis overseas (who from their location could be students) and the money flows in and out – large sums of money flowing out of Oman’s relatively small economy.

Oman Remittances
Oman Remittances

Westlife coming to Muscat

There must be something about April in Oman.

Westlife coming to Oman
Westlife coming to Oman

Last year Tom Jones gave a great concert on 14 Apr 2010 at the Intercontinental Hotel; this year it’s the group Westlife coming on 13th of April 2011 again at the Intercontinental. Its a big year for the group as they have just split from Simon Cowells record label.