Articles tagged “oman”

Tourism

Saudi Arabia Details Plans for One of World’s Largest Airports: Middle East Travel Roundup

With an ambitious strategy to increase visitors to more than 100 million annually by 2030, Saudi Arabia clearly doesn't want to be caught off guard with inadequate infrastructure.

Saudi Arabia Details Plans for One of World’s Largest Airports: Middle East Travel Roundup

News Blog

Oman Tourism Opens the Way for Approved Short-Term Rentals

UnderTheDoormat Group CEO Merilee Karr said her company's new technology and distribution agreement with Visit Oman can be a novel approach to short-term regulation — one where technology can spur governments to embrace the sector rather than shun it. UnderTheDoormat CEO Merilee Karr and Shabib Al Maamari, managing director, Visit Oman, signed a a short-term…

Tourism

UAE Eyes $122 Billion a Year From Tourism by 2031: Middle East Travel Roundup

Destinations in the Middle East are not just turning to tourism in an effort to diversify their national economies but positioning themselves to compete on a larger scale globally.

UAE Eyes $122 Billion a Year From Tourism by 2031: Middle East Travel Roundup

Airlines

Israel’s El Al Hopeful of Oman Airspace Approval to Gain Shortcut to Asia

As well as savings from less fuel burn, the shorter route opens up destinations like Australia for the flag carrier.

Israel’s El Al Hopeful of Oman Airspace Approval to Gain Shortcut to Asia

Airlines

Oman Will Open Its Airspace to Israel’s National Carrier

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.

Oman Will Open Its Airspace to Israel’s National Carrier

Tourism

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

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.

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

Tourism

Omani Monsoon Season Has Become a Global Tourist Draw

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

Omani Monsoon Season Has Become a Global Tourist Draw

Meetings

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

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.

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

Airlines

Oman Prepares for Tourism Spike With Technology to Improve Border Crossings

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.

Oman Prepares for Tourism Spike With Technology to Improve Border Crossings

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

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.

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