Al Mouj Muscat opens Marsa Plaza

Al Mouj Muscat opens Marsa Plaza

Al Mouj Muscat is a public-private venture between the Omani government and Majid Al Futtaim Properties.

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Crowne Plaza Muscat to kick off a renovation phase

Crowne Plaza Muscat to kick off a renovation phase

Crowne Plaza Muscat will be closed for over three months as of May 15 for refurbishment. Gulf Hotels (Oman), which owns Crowne Plaza Muscat, signed the construction contract for the renovation with Douglas OHI, reported Muscar Daily. Hoehler + alSalmy (H+S) will be the design consultants for the project. The...

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Oman tourism arrivals to increase CAGR 13 percent to 2021

Oman tourism arrivals to increase CAGR 13 percent to 2021

Tourism arrivals to Oman will increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1 percent between 2018 and 2021, according to data released by Colliers, ahead of the Arabian Travel Market 2018 (ATM), which will take place at Dubai World Trade Centre from April 22-25. The data predicts the...

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Majid Al Futtaim debuts My City Center in Oman

Majid Al Futtaim debuts My City Center in Oman

Majid Al Futtaim, one of the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneers across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, opened its first community mall in the Sultanate of Oman: My City Centre Sur. With an investment of OMR 15.2 million (USD 39.4 million), My City Centre Sur is...

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$1 billion integrated tourism complex coming to Oman

$1 billion integrated tourism complex coming to Oman

Quriyat Development Company (QDC), a joint venture between Omani groups Al Madina Real Estate Company and Space Gulf Company, has laid the foundation stone for an integrated tourism complex (ITC) in the sultanate which is worth nearly $1 billion, according to Trade Arabia. The tourist facilities include the setting up...

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Oman will have its first snow park this year

Oman will have its first snow park this year

The first snow park in Oman is expected to open at the Mall of Muscat in Q4 2018, as reported Times of Oman. The park is developed by the Al Jarwani Group in partnership with the Tamani Entertainment and Dutch company ‘Unlimited Snow’. The project has a space of 5,600...

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Crystal Lagoons to target Oman

Crystal Lagoons to target Oman

Crystal Lagoons has identified Oman’s burgeoning hospitality and tourism market which, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council, is expected to see investment of upwards of USD 1.7 billion by 2026, as a key area for expansion in the Middle East. The technology has already proven to be a...

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Golden Group Holding signs agreement to manage Mövenpick Hotel Muscat

Golden Group Holding signs agreement to manage Mövenpick Hotel Muscat

The Golden Group Holding signed a hotel management agreement with Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre in Mawaleh. The agreement has been signed to manage the Mövenpick Hotel Muscat, part of a multi-use project that includes the four-star Mövenpick Hotel, modern offices, luxury apartments and...

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AVANI Hotels & Resorts to debut in Oman

AVANI Hotels & Resorts to debut in Oman

Minor Hotels, a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 157 hotels and resorts in 24 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Africa and the Indian Ocean, has signed a management agreement with Safari International Group for a new AVANI hotel to be...

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Convoy of electric vehicles to take part in road trip across the UAE and Oman

Convoy of electric vehicles to take part in road trip across the UAE and Oman

The Electric Vehicle Road Trip (EVRT) will return next month for an epic, 1,217-kilometre, nine-day road trip across the UAE and Oman – all without using a single drop of petrol. After the success of last year’s road trip across the UAE, the 2018 edition of the EVRT has been...

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