The Sultanate of Oman Exhibits at The Meetings Show

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

The Oman Ministry of Tourism is exhibiting at the Meetings Show, 8-10 July 2014 Olympia, London, for the first time this year and will be joined by Oman’s newest 5* luxury Rotana Salalah Resort and national carrier Oman Air.

oman-tourismThe new Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre, due for completion in 2016, is set to become an iconic landmark for Muscat and the Sultanate of Oman. Located in its own precinct, this world-class facility is perfectly suited to host international, regional and national conventions, exhibitions and business events. Amongst its features are a tiered auditorium seating 3,200 people and more than 22,000 square metres of exhibition space.

The construction of a new five-star InterContinental Hotel and Golf Clubhouse, Muscat is scheduled to commence towards the end of 2014 with a completion date being at the end of 2016. The hotel will be built on 50,000 square metres of the total built up area of land which is set in a unique hillside location with spectacular panoramic mountain and golf course views. The hotel will feature 270 superior, spacious and well-appointed guest rooms and other facilities.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Suhar offers posh lodging in up-and-coming Suhar. This new hotel is close to industrial hotspots as well as a pristine beach. Each of the 178 rooms and suites is a peaceful oasis in this fun-filled resort, which features multiple on-site restaurants and a stylish outdoor pool. Hosting an event to be remembered in the lavish ballroom or one of six versatile meeting rooms is an experience to be remembered.

All five star hotels in Oman have meeting and event facilities, ballrooms and restaurants ranging from a fully functional theatre at the Al Bustan Palace Ritz Carlton to an auditorium in the Shangri-La Barr al Jissah Resort & Spa. The Royal Opera House and grounds are also available for hire on request. Oman’s hotel stock is growing and a number of key international chains operate in the destination alongside boutique properties. Other prominent hotel brands include: Grand Hyatt Muscat; The Chedi Muscat; Crowne Plaza Muscat; InterContinental and the Marriott Resort Salalah and the Alila in Jabal Al Akhdar.

Luxury boutique hotels and camps in the desert and mountains provide excellent venues for overnight excursions. Other excursions for incentive groups include team building, sailing with or without lessons, diving with Oman Sail and land based team building with Oman’s Outward Bounds Centre. For short business trips to Muscat, dolphin watching cruises and city tours including The Grand Mosque, Royal Opera House and Mutrah Souk are of great interest. 4x4 treasure hunts and Wadi exploring with picnics are fun-filled activities if there is time to spare.

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