Tag: Muscat

World’s finest travel brands revealed at World Travel Awards Grand Final 2019 in Muscat, Oman

The finest travel brands in the world have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in Muscat, Oman. The elite of the travel industry gathered for the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2019 at the Royal Opera House Muscat to find out who amongst them had been crowned the finest in the […]

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Oman Air turns off lights for Earth Hour 2019

Oman Air’s headquarters in Muscat, as well as across its network destinations marked Earth Hour at 8.30pm (local time) on March 30. The airline was joined by tens of thousands of organisations and hundreds of millions of people around the world to mark Earth Hour by turning off lights for one hour to highlight the […]

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Fairfest Media Ltd. conducts sales mission workshop in GCC nations

Fairfest Media Ltd., organisers of India’s leading travel trade show OTM, BLTM and TTF conducted a sales mission workshop in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) countries last month to thank the partners from the Gulf who have been a part of the company’s success story over the years. The workshop focused on leveraging business relations […]

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RCI’s Mariner of the Seas sets sail for India

TIRUN Travel Marketing, the India representative of Royal Caribbean International has announced cruise sailings to and from India in the pre-monsoon season, onboard the Mariner of the Seas. The cruise line will take guests to the best of Asian destinations including Singapore, Phuket, Muscat, and Dubai as well as Goa. The cruise line has segmented […]

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Jet to increase Muscat operations

Jet Airways is set to expand its Middle Eastern network by launching a new daily flight between Delhi and Muscat. The airline will use its two-class Boeing 737-800 aircraft for the new route. Flights will initially depart Delhi each day at 23:15, arriving in Muscat at 01:30. The return flight will then leave the Omani […]

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1,500 hotel rooms to open in Oman in the next 5 years

Over the next 5 years, more than 1,500 rooms will be added in Oman with many Rotana Hotels slated to be built in Muscat, Sohar and Salalah. Chairman of Rotana, Nasser Al Nowais at a signing event between Golden Group of Companies and Taameer Investment SAOC announced that there are plans to build three, four […]

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Oman: The ideal destination for long weekend breaks

Oman is transforming into a popular tourist destination with its blend of modernism and old world charm that lend the country a unique character. In Oman, visitors can experience the setting of the past with walks along the narrow alleyways of a bustling souk or return to the 21st century to stand in front of […]

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Oman conducts FAM trip for Indian travel agents

Ministry of Tourism of Oman recently conducted a familiarisation (FAM) trip for the Indian travel agents who got to witness the beauty of Oman. The group consisted of senior management from major Indian outbound tour operators from Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Pune and Delhi and was led by Lubaina Sheerazi, India Representative, Oman. The ground handling of […]

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Korean Air to expand code-share with Etihad Airways to Middle-East and Africa

Korean Air is expanding its ‘code-share agreement’ with Etihad Airways, to include the Middle-East and Africa. Since mid September, Korean Air has put its airline code –KE- on the Abu Dhabi-Johannesburg and Abu Dhabi-Muscat routes which are under Etihad Airways. Also, this code will include Abu Dhabi-Khartoum, upon Sudanese government approval. This expansion enables passengers […]

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Oman Tourism launches India campaign alongside Bollywood release

Oman Tourism has unveiled a dynamic and interactive campaign in India to coincide with the launch of the Bollywood star-studded movie ‘Once Upon a Time in Mumbai Dobaara’, which is shot in the country. The campaign highlights Oman’s attractions to the Indian audience – its close proximity, the opulence and luxury, as well as its […]

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