Golden Group Holding signed a hotel management agreement with Movenpick Hotels & Resorts to manage Movenpick Hotel Muscat at Al Mawaleh within the mixed-use project. The project includes a four-star Movenpick Hotel, modern offices, luxury apartments and retail outlets. The project has a total area of 16,000 square metres and a total investment of OMR60 […]
Omran, Oman’s tourism development company, signed an agreement with Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, to provide sales, marketing, and distribution support to Atana Hotels in Oman. The strategic decision is set to highlight Musandam, one of Oman’s most idyllic areas, and support the long-term tourism goals of the Sultanate. Owned […]
Alila Jabal Akhdar, the boutique resort by Omran, Oman’s tourism development company, has been named as the top Oman resort and ranked 3rd in the Middle East in the internationally recognised, Condé Nast Traveler Middle East, Readers’ Choice awards, 2017. Setting the benchmark for international travel destinations, the Alila Jabal Akhdar showcases the natural beauty […]
Oman is making tourism a central plank of its economic strategy, as the country braces itself for a post-oil future pursuing its diversification drives with a renewed sense of urgency. Muhammed Nafie reports “We then set out for the country of Oman and arrived there after six days’ travelling. It is a fertile land, with […]
Her Excellency Maitha Saif Al Mahrouqi conducted a field visit to the Saraya Banda Jissah project, accompanied by experts from the Ministry of Tourism. Her Excellency took a tour of the entire project to review the latest devel-opments, met the project management team and discussed the launch of the first phase. Built on government-owned land, […]
The 2nd World Halal Tourism Summit will be held in the United Arab Emirates’ capital of Abu Dhabi from 21-25 November 2016, and as part of the inaugural International Travel Week (ITW), will play host to the world’s biggest hosted buyers programme for global travel professionals.
Dubai-based Gloria Hotels and Resorts has announced a number of new hotel signings and openings for 2016, ensuring the target to become one of Middle East’s leading hospitality providers. In 2010, Gloria Hotels & Resorts set a goal to increase its portfolio of operating properties to 13.
Sreedhar Suresh, Director of Housekeeping at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa has been named Housekeeper of The Year at the Leaders in Hospitality Awards, produced by Hotel News Middle East magazine.