Oman Ministry Of Tourism News

Oman appoints UK representation to boost tourism

Oman appoints UK representation to boost tourism

Four Communications has been appointed by the Oman Ministry of Tourism to handle the UK & Ireland public relations in both the MICE and leisure sectors. Four Communications’ key focus will be to heighten awareness of the destination’s excellent offering to the business meetings, incentive, conference, exhibition and international association congress meeting markets.

Saraya Bandar Jissah development in Oman breaks ground

Saraya Bandar Jissah development in Oman breaks ground

16th Apr 2014 Hotel News

One of Oman’s biggest tourism projects takes a significant step forward today as the ground breaking ceremony will take place for the $600 million Saraya Bandar Jissah development. Set to be the first Integrated Tourism Complex launched in seven years, it will offer residential units, five star hotels and recreational facilities, all situated on its stunning luxury location in eastern Muscat in the Al Hajar Mountains.

Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre set to boost MICE market

Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre set to boost MICE market

The opening of the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre will significantly boost the meetings sector’s contribution to the Sultanate’s inbound tourism figures, an industry report has claimed. The meetings sector accounted for eight per cent of inbound tourism to Oman in 2011 and is expected to grow to between 12 and 15 per cent in 2014 according to a study of the Sultanate’s hotel industry conducted by Colliers International in November 2013.

Oman plans major new tourism development openings

Oman plans major new tourism development openings

2nd Apr 2013 Hotel News

Oman expects to open several new hotels and complexes with more than 2,000 resort and hotel rooms to be added in 2013. Oman’s capital city Muscat will see the majority of growth with over 720 new rooms, with the rest spread evenly across the country.

GIBTM: Oman brings latest developments to Abu Dhabi

GIBTM: Oman brings latest developments to Abu Dhabi

Oman’s ministry of tourism will give a special presentation of the latest tourism developments in the sultanate as part of its participation at the Gulf Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings exhibition. Senior officials from the ministry will also be attending several pre-arranged meetings with various MICE travel suppliers and other key industry players during the event.

Oman: Tourism forum a major boost to tourism

Oman: Tourism forum a major boost to tourism

30th Sep 2012 Press Release Tourism News Organisations & Operators

Tourism Under-Secretary Maitha bint Saif al Mahrouqiya has said that the selection of Oman to host a tourism forum organised by Travco Travel company in co-operation with the tourism organisation TUI Swiss and a number of Swiss tourism companies represented by about 160 European agents and offices indicates that the Sultanate has implemented all the standards required for such an event, thanks to active promotion by Oman offices in European in general and in Switzerland in particular.