Category: INDUSTRY

Brand Oman

National Omani Hospitality Company, established by Omran, has introduced ‘Atana’, a first of its kind Omani hotel brand that blends age-old local tradition with contemporary culture. Two hotels in Musandam province now carry the ‘Atana’ tag, says Pascal Eppink, its Managing Director, in an interview with Oommen John P. Can you give us a brief […]

GLOBAL Signs Contract with Wartsila

Rural Areas Electricity Company has awarded the contract for the construction of a new Masirah Island Power Plant to Global Chemicals & Maintenance Systems. An OER report.

Brand Titan

Titan Watches plans to invest RO5mn and open 60 to 80 new outlets in the Sultanate in the next five years, says H G Raghunath, CEO, Watches and Accessories Division, Titan Company Limited in a chat with Oommen John P.

Changes to Omani insurance companies law

The recent amendments to Omani Insurance Company Law require all insurance companies in Oman to be incorporated or registered as public joint stock companies with a minimum paid-up share capital of RO10mn.


Oman Air has embarked on a major expansion programme to enhance fleet strength to 55 aircraft by 2017. Airline plans to launch new services to Manila, Jakarta and Goa. Oommen John P reports.

Perfection personified

Joshua Bell and The Academy of St Martin in the Fields left the audience enthralled with their magical renditions.

Standing tall

Oman’s real estate market is experiencing fast-paced growth thanks to various enabling factors such as enhanced infrastructure spending, a favourable demographic, interest from regional investors and business growth. Mayank Singh reports.

Quality matters

Assarain Concrete Products was awarded “Best Manufacturer of Construction materials- Concrete Products” for its modern infrastructure and quality concrete products.

Exploring new vistas

Medical insurance posted a whopping 38 per cent growth over 2012, marking the highest rise among different insurance segments, according to the latest statistics released by the Capital Market Authority