Omran, Oman’s tourism development company, has launched the first hotel within the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC) precinct. The highly anticipated Crowne Plaza Muscat OCEC has opened its doors, providing luxurious, convenient accommodation for business and leisure travellers, and boosting the MICE sector in the Sultanate. Situated in Madinat Al Irfan, the new urban […]
A 27-km Saham-Suhar road, part of the Al Batinah Expressway, was opened to traffic on Wednesday. The opened section is part of the 50-km fourth package of the road. The opening ceremony was attended by Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed al Futaisi, Minister of Transport and Communications, Shaikh Saif bin Muhanna al Lamki, Governor of North Al […]
A new PDO-backed factory which will manufacture key well equipment for the oil and gas industry has been officially opened in Nizwa. The Omani company Gulf Energy established the Fishing & Remedial Experts Enterprise (FREE) facility which is set to create up to 70 jobs for nationals. PDO has signed a 10-year contract with FREE […]
Despite on-going issues in the maritime industry and the continued lull in global oil prices, container volumes at Sohar port in the second quarter of 2017 grew by 11 per cent from the same quarter last year, as Sohar emerges as one of the region’s prime logistical hubs. Dry bulk cargo also grew significantly at […]
The fully integrated Oman Exhibition & Convention Centre (OCEC) precinct takes strides towards completion as this major project already achieved the completion of Phase 1 – the Exhibition Center while Phase 2 – the Convention Center completion delivery is at advance stage with all the structural, civil and MEP works nearing completion […]
In an exclusive VIP launch and signing ceremony held at the Grand Hyatt Muscat, the property development and investment company Gulf Muscat United has launched sales for office space within Oman’s smartest office complex, the ‘iTower’.
The question today is not whether Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robots could rule the world, but whether they should rule the world.
In line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, to evolve Dubai as the world’s Smartest City by 2017, Dubai Design District (d3), a member of Tecom Group, has introduced 21 smart initiatives to develop an innovative business community and contribute to the realisation of the emirate’s economic aspirations.
Takaful Oman, the first Islamic insurance company in Oman, has shown impressive growth since it commenced operations two years ago. Sayyida Rawan Ahmed Al Said, Vice Chairman and CEO shares her thoughts on the company’s achievements and the industry. A report by Mayank Singh and A Harikumar.
Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has signed a co-operation agreement with the Oman Centre for Corporate Governance and Sustainability (OCCGS) to ensure the Company and its contracting community continue to operate to the highest performance and ethical standards.