Tag: Oman

Oman’s Visa on Arrival scheme goes online

Last year, Oman relaxed its visa rules to attract more tourists by granting Visa on Arrival (unsponsored tourist visa) for the citizens of India, China and Russia who reside in or who hold an entry visa to one of these countries – United States of America, Canada, Australia, United Kingdom and Schengen States to enter […]

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Oman simplifies Visa on Arrival scheme

                Last year, Oman relaxed its visa rules to attract more tourists by granting Visa on Arrival (unsponsored tourist visa) for the citizens of India, China and Russia who reside in or who hold an entry visa to one of these countries – United States of America, Canada, […]

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Three new caves discovered in Oman

The Ministry of Tourism (MOT) announced that three new caves have been discovered by residents of Oman. These caves were named as Al Khishil Cave, Al Naqqah Cave and Al Faqa’a in the village of Hail Al Hareem in the Wilayat of Dama Wa Altayyin in North Sharqiyah. The name of the caves is local […]

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Oman makes visa rules easier to woo Indian travellers

Oman is making it easier for the citizens of India, China and Russia who reside in or who hold an entry visa to one of these countries – USA, Canada, Australia, UK and Schengen states – to enter the Sultanate of Oman by granting them non-sponsored tourist visa. The new terms and conditions were issued […]

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Oman introduces eVisa facility

Oman’s tourism department has introduced a new eVisa service to attract outbound travellers to the country. The first stage comprises non-sponsored tourist visas for people from 67 countries as well as GCC residents employed in 116 professions. “The Sultanate’s announcement of the eVisa system will ensure the continuous growth of Oman’s tourism sector in the […]

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Online e-visa will boost global tourism drive in Oman

Oman’s new e-visa online portal is the most sophisticated in the Gulf, experts say and will help shape the future of tourism in the country. A Royal Oman Police spokesman, said, “You can apply from anywhere in the world and receive the visa in five minutes. All it takes are three steps. We hope to […]

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Hospitality sector in Oman to foresee a range of entries in 2017

The metropolitical city of Oman has loads to offer and hence many international hotel chains are all set to launch their pristine properties in 2017. Popular luxury chains like W Hotel, Kempinski, Jumeirah have planned their entry in Muscat by end of 2017, while 2016 witnessed launch of Grand Millennium and re-launch of Sheraton after […]

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Festival of India being organised in Oman

A Festival of India is being organised in Oman from November 15, 2016 to March 24, 2017. The Festival would showcase diverse Indian culture, i.e. classical and folk dance, music, Indian cuisine and Exhibition on Islamic Art Calligraphy.  Artists from Jammu & Kashmir are also presenting folk dance and music of J & K. The […]

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Salalah Air to launch in Oman

H.E. Maitha Al Mahrouqi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Tourism, met the founder and CEO of Salalah Air, Sam Owen, to understand the airline’s vision for future cooperation in the tourism sector. The meeting was focused on the development of Salalah Air’s charter services in Oman and between Governorates of the Sultanate. The presentation by […]

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Travellers guide to Muscat & Nizwa in Oman

This video uncover the best kept secret of Oman, a land steeped in a 5,000 year old history with stunning scenery, which includes mountains, desert, oasis, sea and more. Source: Oman Tourism, Australia & New Zealand

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