Articles tagged “oman”

Oman Will Open Its Airspace to Israel’s National Carrier

Oman Will Open Its Airspace to Israel’s National Carrier

Isabel Debre, Associated Press

Even though El Al still can't fly over Saudi Arabia, this new development might get it one step closer to reducing its flight times.

2 months ago

Oman Is Preparing to Be the Perfect Introduction to the Middle East

Oman Is Preparing to Be the Perfect Introduction to the Middle East

Colin Nagy

Oman represents one of the most fascinating opportunities in modern tourism. And thankfully, the country seems to be taking the right steps to realize the vast potential.

8 months ago

Omani Monsoon Season Has Become a Global Tourist Draw

Omani Monsoon Season Has Become a Global Tourist Draw

Samuel McNeil, Associated Press

Oman is competing with Dubai for global tourists and using its natural landscape as a differentiator.

1 year ago

The Persian Gulf Will Be the World’s Next Big Convention Destination

The Persian Gulf Will Be the World’s Next Big Convention Destination

Greg Oates, Skift

While there's significant interest among U.S. associations to organize conventions in the Arabian Middle East, only one third have done so due to a young regional industry in the Gulf still learning how to engage Western convention planners.

3 years ago

Oman Prepares for Tourism Spike With Technology to Improve Border Crossings

Oman Prepares for Tourism Spike With Technology to Improve Border Crossings

Marisa Garcia, Skift

329% growth at Muscat International Airport is a mind-blowing increase. This tech will help make visiting our Skift Pick for 2015 easier on travellers.

4 years ago

The Skift Pick: Here’s the One Place to Visit in 2015

The Skift Pick: Here’s the One Place to Visit in 2015

Rafat Ali, Skift

For the progressive traveler of today looking for a more immersive experience and who wants to pack in a lot of diverse experiences in a week or two, here's our one pick for 2015: the small kingdom of Oman.

4 years ago

Gulf State Officials Team Up to Promote Cruise Tourism

Gulf State Officials Team Up to Promote Cruise Tourism

ArabianBusiness.com Staff, HotelierMiddleEast.com

The region's biggest challenge is creating itineraries that pair gulf destinations with other nearby ports of call that cruisers want to visit.

5 years ago

Oman hotels ride Middle East instability to strong tourism growth

Hindustan Times

For its next trick, Oman needs to implement a plan that will bring visitors back to the country after its regional peers get back to normal.

6 years ago

Best travel ads this week: Switzerland, sunshine, and swimming pools

6 years ago

A nascent bike culture takes off on a conservative waterfront in Oman

A nascent bike culture takes off on a conservative waterfront in Oman

Tourists are making the most use of the free initiative, but the program hopes locals soon see the benefits of cycling as a sustainable and healthy transportation option.

6 years ago

Oman Air considers launching low-cost carrier to attract more domestic flyers

Oman Air considers launching low-cost carrier to attract more domestic flyers

ARABIANBUSINESS.COM STAFF, HOTELIERMIDDLEEAST.COM

Oman Air remained a loss-making airline in 2012 despite an increase in passenger traffic at its main airport. Taking cues from international stalwarts, Oman might find better bookings with lower fares.

6 years ago

Flight traffic rises at Oman’s largest airport as nation seeks tourism growth

Flight traffic rises at Oman’s largest airport as nation seeks tourism growth

AllArabianBusiness.com Staff, HotelierMiddleEast.com

The small country of Oman is watching tourism boom in its Middle Eastern neighbors and must work to attract a more global portfolio of visitors in order to achieve similar rapid growth.

6 years ago