Britain’s Prince Harry to visit Muscat

Prince Harry is to visit Oman and play polo in the United Arab Emirates later this month.

Prince Harry in Oman for National Day

Prince Harry in Oman for National Day

Prince Harry will be in Oman on November 18 spending three days here as a guest of Sultan Qaboos.

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Tropical Storm Nilofar

Over the next week, the tropical storm Nilofar is likely to be changing course away from Salalah, and move towards the north-west.

Tropical Storm Nilofar

Tropical Storm Nilofar

Areas south of Ras al Hadd (Arabian Sea) may be affected and a number of weather reports suggest that the island of Masirah 500kms south of Muscat will be most affected. Seas south of Ras Al Hadd may be rough and in areas north west of Ras al Hadd (Sea of Oman) caution if swimming in the sea is advised.

Tropical Storm Nilofar

Tropical Storm Nilofar

Mountains throughout Oman may received showers and flash floods may occur. Caution is advised in approaching any wadi during rain, flash foods rarely last for a long time after which the road may be crossed.

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Enjoy Award Winning Food on Oman Air

Oman Air has won the Readers Choice Award for In-Flight First & Business Class Meals by SAVEUR magazine.

From Oman Air First Class Dining

From Oman Air First Class Dining

Readers felt “Bespoke full-size china and glassware, elegant cutlery, and a focus on seasonal ingredients turn the meal into something so much more than airline fare. Oman plans the lavishness of its meals based on the length of the flights, making the daily trip from London to Muscat a particular favorite among our readers:”Beating off Etihad Airways, Delta Airlines, Singapore Airlines and Emirates, it’s an award to be proud of for Oman Air, from the people who matter most – the paying passengers.

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Halal Holidays in Oman

A Singapore based organisation has issued a ‘Top Halal Friendly Holiday Destinations – 2014′ listing. The main criteria taken into account in the ranking includes its suitability Continue reading

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Dress Code in Oman

We include in our arrival information a page on ‘dress code’ while in Oman. Why do we do this? Simply to help our guests have a comfortable stay and to avoid any problems.

Ace Bat Tombs

Ace Bat Tombs

Recently, two tourists were arrested by the Royal Oman Police (ROP) dressing inappropriately in a public place and for behaving immodestly (nothing too appalling but images of them shocked the entire country through sharing on social media). 

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Richard Branson to talk in Oman

Richard Branson will be arriving into Muscat to give a talk at Al Bustan Palace on September 3 and 4.

Richard Branson in Oman

Richard Branson in Oman

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Oman Air’s new CEO

Oman Air has a new CEO following the departure in February of Wayne Pearce.

Paul Gregorowitsch, previously with Air Berlin which he left on 1st December 2013  and Martin Air from 2007-2011 . For both companies he produced quick improvements in profitability.

Paul Gregorwitsch CEO Oman Air

Paul Gregorwitsch CEO Oman Air

Oman Air’s current fleet is 30 planes for a network of 43 destinations across the Middle East, Europe, Asia and Africa. 20 more planes are booked for delivery.

 

 

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