Thursday, January 17, 2019

A country of many WONDERS

Sri Lanka leaves one spellbound with its breathtaking natural beauty, historical legacy and structural charm. Alpana Roy reports from this scenic country.

Omran to woo tourists from UK

Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran), the government’s executive arm for the development of the tourism sector, has partnered with the educational not-for-profit foundation, Outward...

International crews take to the Arabian Gulf for 2016 EFG Sailing...

Some of the world’s most highly regarded international sailing teams are set to grace the waters of the Arabian Gulf as they compete in the latest edition of EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour, which will take place from 14-29 February 2016.

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...

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...

US $45.3 bln Saudi tourism market banking on GCC visitors

Saudi Arabia remains a popular destination for GCC tourists, with around 7.4 million visitors entering the Kingdom in the first six months of 2015, which represented an increase of 25% against the same period in 2014, according to official data from the Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage (SCTNH); a fact that will underpin the Kingdom’s presence at this year’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM).

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.

Driving diversification

Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre is expected to contribute RO130-150mn to the national GDP by 2030, says Omran CEO, Peter Walichnowski. Oman Convention and Exhibition...

Airport traffic at Muscat, Salalah grows

Air passenger traffic through Muscat International Airport until the end of November 2015 recorded an increase of 17 per cent to 9,321,617 passengers, while it rose by 21 per cent at the Salalah Airport, compared to the figures in the same period in 2014.

Muriya facilitates rental returns to property owners in Hawana Salalah

Meeting the growing demand for real estate from visitors and expatriates in Hawana Salalah, Muriya has launched Wateera Rental to provide homeowners and visitors...
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