Tag Archives: Oman

Half a Million Visitors in Three Months at Salalah Festival – A Favourite Local Festival

The Khareef Festival had drawn visitors to Salalah during the month of August according to the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI). It was further provided by the said authority that data measured a rise in tourist inflow from the 21st of June to the 21st of September. This is a beautiful area with […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 10-Oct-2017
Eid Al Fitr Celebrated in the Sultanate of Oman – A Time for Giving Thanks

The renowned national news provider, the Times of Oman reported that His Highness Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said carried out prayers for Eid Al Fitr this June at Muscat’s famous Al Khour Mosque. Following the sermons that praised Allah for rewarding those who were fasting during the holy month, His Highness thanked everyone, wishing […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 04-Aug-2017
Ramadan was Good for Business in Oman – An Economic Upturn during the Holy Month

The popular national news provider the Times of Oman recently reported that the economy of Oman enjoyed an upward surge during the holy month of Eid. The chief economist at the Oman Investment Fund, Fabio Scacciavillani, added that Ramadan is an important month in earning profits since the consumption patterns of the market are seen […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 04-Aug-2017
Beat the Heat while Staying in Oman’s Jebel Akhdhar – Anantara Oman Property Gears up for the Summer Season!

It is that time of the year again. Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort considered as one of the fabulous Oman luxury resorts has joined together with Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara to offer special packages for the summer season. The resorts which were opened to the public just six months before are located almost two hours drive […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 03-Jul-2017
Oman among Top Ten Travel Destinations for Muslims – Top Spot for Oman

Oman has been ranked 9th amongst the top ten travel destinations for Muslims in the Global Muslim Travel Index. The rating that was conducted by MasterCard and Crescent analysed 130 countries to find out the best destinations in the Muslim Travel Market. Oman which made its way to the top 10 nations for the second […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 03-Jul-2017
Oman’s Ministry of Tourism Wins Prestigious Social Media Award – Oman Highlighted at the Dubai Travel Expo 2017

In recognition for its efforts to increase tourist arrivals for attractions in Oman via social media, the Ministry of Tourism in Oman was recently awarded the Golden Award for the ”Best Usage of Social Media” in the Middle East and North Africa. The prestigious award was handed over to the Omani delegation at the Dubai […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 29-Jun-2017
Pakistan Day Celebrations in Salalah – Pakistan Day Celebrated with Pomp and Pride

A special event was hosted at Salalah Port as part of the Pakistan Day celebrations recently. The event which was graced by H E Sheikh Mohammed bin Omar bin Ahmed al Marhoon, Ambassador of Oman to Pakistan and H E Ali Javed, Ambassador of Pakistan to Oman was hosted onboard the vessel Aslat which was […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 28-Jun-2017
SalamAir is Expected to Boost Tourism in Salalah – Helping to Develop the Local Economy

The first low-cost carrier in Oman, SalamAir, recently begun to offer twice weekly flights between Salalah and Muscat in a move that is expected to help boost tourism in Salalah. This service is seen as part of an initiative to strengthen and diversify the local economy through the development of such sectors as tourism. When […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 21-Apr-2017
Cruise Visits Booming – Oman Sees an Increase in Tourist Arrivals

The cruise season in Oman has already crossed the halfway mark, with 217,000 tourists, and rising, visiting Oman. According the Ministry of Tourism, the figures are up by 47.6 percent, and will continue to climb. Oman is often viewed as one of the safest places to visit in the Middle East region, and regularly receives […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 12-Apr-2017
Oman’s Bride Show Targets Wedding Industry – No More Cold Feet!

Oman’s Convention and Exhibition Centre recently played host to the four day long Oman Bride Show in January. The event was put together by East Expo and featured a large collection of wedding-related products and services on offer by local as well as global service providers. Despite having had bridal shows previously, the Oman Bride […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 03-Mar-2017