Tourism

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...
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Travel Diaries: Places That Stole The Heart in 2019

(Bloomberg) --Full disclosure: 2019 was not my typical travel year. Where I traveled, how I got there, how frequently I hit the road—everything was...
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Industry-focussed

Oman Tourism College attaches great importance to making the academia more compatible with the industry requirements. Excerpts from an interview with Dean,  Dr Abdulkarim...
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This Iconic Tourist Site Is Closing Down

(Bloomberg Opinion) --In the hours before climbers were permanently barred from Uluru, the world-famous red sandstone monolith that rises from the heart of Australia,...
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First-Ever Luxury Space Hotel to Offer Authentic Astronaut Experiences

Launched by Orion Span, Aurora Station Will Host Immersive 12-Day Trips Beginning in 2022; Now Accepting Deposits
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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...
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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.
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Jumeirah Beach Hotel Reopens

Its time again to create memories at Jumeirah Beach Hotel. It reopens after a five month refurbishment Jumeirah Beach Hotel is to reopen on 19thOctober...
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Omani public believes greater knowledge-sharing can help shape a better future

The majority of Oman’s public regard themselves as optimistic individuals, says new survey Omani residents are part of 20,000+ respondents across 23 countries...
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Tourists Flee Sri Lanka as Foreigners Targeted in Blasts

Tourists are scrambling to leave Sri Lanka and hotels are bracing for cancellations after a deadly terrorist attack that killed 290 people targeted foreigners...
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