Category: Travel

FEATURES
Tourism
Tapping tourism potential

The Sultanate’s beautiful landscapes and diverse tourism options capture the hearts of Omanis and tourists alike   A country of breathtaking natural beauty interwoven with a kaleidoscope of history, legends and adventures, the Sultanate of Oman has tourism destinations that suit the taste of different categories of tourists and visitors. The Sultanate presents opportunities to […]

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Relax, Relish, Rejuvenate

Muhammed Nafie  visits Millennium Resort Mussanah for a weekend retreat and comes back falling in love with its stunning location, striking views and stupendous stay Photo: Rajesh Rajan Looking for an idyllic weekend getaway in the outskirts of Muscat where you will be lulled by the undulating waves while enjoying the unobstructed views of majestic […]

Travel
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Oman Air launches free bus service in UAE

A new, free bus service operating between Al Ain and airports in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, United Arab Emirates, was recently launched by Oman Air. The service was introduced to offer enhanced convenience for passengers from Al Ain and to ensure that they start and end their journeys in style and comfort, said Oman Air. […]

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Bangkok beckons

AirAsia X recently started direct flights in the Muscat-Bangkok sector, offering comfortable journey at economical rates. A Harikumar reports after enjoying a trip in the inaugural flight Travel by budget airlines is a money-saving option but is often thought of as a not-so-enjoyable experience, especially if it is a long-haul flight. However, Thai AirAsia X […]

Hospitality
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Oman’s inbound tourists arrivals double during 2005-14

Towards facilitating a proper assessment of the impact of tourism in the Sultanate’s economy, the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI) has published a bulletin showing the Sultanate’s tourism indicators over the period 2005 – 2014.