Tag Archives: Oman

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
Oman records 15 Per cent rise in tourist arrivals – Record Highs in Tourism

Reports by the World Travel and Tourism Council have recently shown that Oman’s travel and hospitality industry is reaching new heights with a rise in investment reaching a staggering $1.17 billion by the year 2026. The first ten months of 2016 recorded a total of 2.5 million tourist arrivals to Oman, resulting in a 15% […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 03-Mar-2017
Book Your Stay in a Winter Wonderland – Christmas is the Desert

With many preparations taken to ensure guests receive the ideal winter wonderland, the Christmas spirit was definitely in the air at Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort. The Christmas decorations stood out quite well against the modern charm of the property, with beautiful decorated wreaths and a magnificent towering Christmas tree in the main courtyard […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 20-Feb-2017
Hotels Salalah Welcomes Thai Flavour – Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara combines Arabic designs with Thai hospitality

The internationally renowned Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas, has brought its famous brand of luxury hospitality to the golden shores of Oman with its new venture, Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara. One of two Anantara resorts that were opened in 2016, the Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara which is situated along the sensational […]

By laviniawoolf
Date : 02-Feb-2017