Tag: Oman

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 awarded ‘Emerging International Destination’ at 13th Annual Today’s Traveller Awards

Oman recently won the prestigious title of ‘Emerging International Destination’ at the 13th Annual Today’s Traveller Awards that took place on July 29 at Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi. On the occasion of its 22nd anniversary, Today’s Traveller hosted an awards night where dignitaries and celebrities came together in a common spirit of fellowship and […]

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Middle East’s largest aquarium now in Oman

Built inside the Mall of Muscat, the aquarium is first of its kind in Oman and the largest in the Middle East covering 8,000 sq m of the mall and spanning three floors. The Oman aquarium opened doors to visitors in April showcasing around 1,000 types of Omani fishes and 30,000 marine animals including sharks, […]

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The House of Musical Arts opened its doors in the Royal Opera House Muscat

The House of Musical Arts that recently opened its doors in the Royal Opera House Muscat in Oman, is a remarkable addition to the opera house which was launched to promote the arts, intercultural dialogue and relationships with countries rich in heritage, and reveals Oman’s capacity to host world-class artistic and cultural events with the […]

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Oman targets Leisure, MICE and Wedding segments from India

The Ministry of Tourism, Oman recently conducted a multi-city roadshow in India, which was led by H.E. Maitha Saif Al Mahrouqi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Tourism (MOT), Oman along with representative partners from the tourism industry and Oman Air. This is H.E. Maitha Saif Al Mahrouqi’s first official trip to India and she has expressed her desire to visit […]

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Oman Tourism conducts multi-city roadshow; strengthens its outreach in Mumbai

The Ministry of Tourism, Oman successfully conducted the second leg of the multi-city roadshow in Mumbai. The event witnessed around 140 notable companies of Mumbai’s travel trade in a bid to bridge connections between local travel agents and destination management companies, hotels and attraction operators in Oman. Officials from the Ministry of Tourism, led by […]

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Oman announces new short stay visa

To bring momentum to the tourism growth and to encourage more travellers to visit the country, the Royal Oman Police has recently announced a new short-term tourist visa at 5 Omani Riyal (OMR) to visit the Sultanate for a period of 10 days. This new visa will enable Indians who hold a valid visa to […]

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Turtle season in Oman has begun

The period between June to September is the best time to watch turtles nesting in Oman. Ras Al Jinz in Sur which is a short three-hour drive from Muscat city and the temperature is cooler by 15 to 20 degrees and makes for one of the perfect settings for spotting turtles.  The Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve in […]

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Oman simplifies visa rules to attract more tourists

Oman has relaxed its visa rules to attract more tourists by granting visa on arrival (unsponsored tourist visa) for the citizens of India who reside in or who hold an entry visa to one of these countries – United States of America, Canada, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan and Schengen States to enter the Sultanate of Oman. Oman visa on arrival can also be availed by the spouse (husband/wife) and children of […]

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Oman gets a new international airport

The first phase of Oman’s brand new Muscat International Airport is currently operational and has increased passenger capacity to 20 million-up from the previous 12 million passengers recorded in 2017. The state-of-the-art airport has been designed to be the shining symbol of the Sultanate of Oman. Designed as ICAO category 4F airports, the Muscat International […]

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