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Breaking Travel News investigates: A new era for Oman Air

Breaking Travel News investigates: A new era for Oman Air

20 February 2018 Focus

With the new terminal set to debut at Muscat International Airport, a supportive owner in the Omani government, and the latest planes set to arrive, the future could well be bright for Oman Air. Here we find out more about the carrier ahead of its move to a new home next month.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Salalah Rotana Resort, Oman

Breaking Travel News investigates: Salalah Rotana Resort, Oman

15 February 2018 Focus

The five-star waterfront Rotana Salalah Resort is home to 422 splendid rooms and is built around lagoons, water features, and manmade canals for an unforgettable experience. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole calls in for a visit to find out more about this rapidly developing destination.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort  

Breaking Travel News investigates: Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort  

14 February 2018 Focus

Carved into the mountain’s rugged landscape, Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort is a uniquely compelling space set amid juniper shrubs, rose bushes and scattered, ageless rock. Inspired by surrounding ancient forts, mud-brick villages and castles, the design pays homage to the mountain, with striking views of the gorge and Hajar mountain range. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole discovers more.

Minor Hotels takes Avani brand into Oman with Muscat deal

Minor Hotels takes Avani brand into Oman with Muscat deal

21 December 2017 Hotel News

Minor Hotels has signed a management agreement with Safari International Group for a new Avani hotel to be developed in Muscat, the Oman capital. Scheduled to open in 2020, the 250-key Avani Muscat Hotel will be located in Seeb to the west of the city, 15 minutes’ drive from Muscat International Airport.

Sundus Rotana Muscat welcomes first guests in Oman

Sundus Rotana Muscat welcomes first guests in Oman

29 November 2017 Hotel News

Sundus Rotana Muscat has officially opened its doors and is welcoming guests to the property in the heart of Muscat. Serving the increasing number of travellers and guests visiting the Sultanate, the new hotel is the brand’s first property in Muscat and marks a milestone in its strategic expansion plan in Oman.

Oman Air releases additional flights to Duqm

Oman Air releases additional flights to Duqm

20 November 2017 Airline News

Oman Air has increased its frequency from Muscat to the port town of Duqm in central-eastern Oman in response to growing demand. The national airline for Oman now operates six flights a week on its 737-800 aircraft, instead of the five that it operated during the summer.

Qatar Airways boosts flights to Sohar, Oman

Qatar Airways boosts flights to Sohar, Oman

15 September 2017 Airline News

Qatar Airways will add four additional weekly flights to Sohar, its newest destination in the Sultanate of Oman, from October 1st. The additional frequency was added in response to increased passenger demand, and will take the number of weekly flights between Doha and the Sultanate of Oman from 52 to 56.