Category: Tourism

Jebel Sifah Marina
Muriya’s Jebel Sifah Continues To Grow As Muscat’s Premier Getaway Destination

  Jebel Sifah has become Muscat’s leading getaway destination for Omani and expat communities with its world class facilities, offering something for everyone. Nestling on the outskirts of Muscat, Jebel Sifah proudly boasts freehold real estate projects developed by world-renowned architects, the popular Sifawy Boutique Hotel, offering 67 tasteful and comfortable rooms, suites and residences, […]

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Muriya’s investment crosses $650mn

Muriya, one of Oman’s leading real estate and tourism developers, says it has invested over $650mn at its Hawana Salalah and Jebel Sifah destinations in the Sultanate. The company also delivered 1,000 hotel rooms during the last five years and provided 1,100 direct and indirect jobs in Oman.  In 2017 alone, Muriya hosted a total […]

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MoT will manage legislation; Omran will take care of execution

The Ministry of Tourism (MoT) on Sunday signed an agreement to transfer five projects to Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran) as a first stage. The agreement was signed by H E Maitha bint Saif al Mahrouqiyah, Undersecretary in the Ministry of Tourism, and Peter Walichnowsk, CEO of Omran. Abdullah bin Salim al Hajri, assistant director […]

Omran launches ‘Winter Village’ for families

Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran) has launched its festive-themed ‘Winter Village’, which will offer a wide array of fun activities for families and the local community this winter season. The festival started on December 14 and continue until December 23, 2017, at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre (OCEC)–Madinat Al Irfan. Complete with a food […]

Omran launches first hotel in Madinat Al Irfan

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 […]

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Muriya launches phase II of Lagoons in Hawana Salalah

  Muriya’s flagship destination, Hawana Salalah, and Dhofar’s only Integrated Tourism Complex (ITC), sold out Phase I of its new residential project, Lagoons, in just four weeks during its soft launch this August. Phase II of the Lagoons Project has just been launched with a range of freehold properties starting at RO28,000, entitling non-Omani buyers to […]

Editor's Pick
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 […]

Shifting into top gear

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. “We then set out for the country of Oman and arrived there after six days’ travelling. It is a fertile land, with streams, orchards, and […]