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If you want to keep up with the latest news, happenings and events taking place at your destination of choice, this is a space entirely dedicated to bringing our holidaymakers with the freshest information on hotel renovations, special attractions, seasonal events and special offers, activities and incentives at some of our resorts, as well as airline news and travel updates.

In this section we keep you posted about the latest goings on this destination travel and tourism industry, from hotel and airline news to cultural events that may be of interest to you, the travelling visitor.

Radisson to open two new properties in Oman

Radisson Hotel Group recently unveiled plans for two new properties in Oman, the Radisson Hotel Apartments, Muscat Hills, and Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Apartments, Salalah. The new properties will bring the group’s total number of properties in the Middle East to 84.

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Leading Oman hotels join forces for World Food Day Drive

Several of Oman's most well-known hotels recently came together to participate in a food cart race in Darsait. The event was held in commemoration of World Food Day. More than 1,000 members of hotel teams filled 145 boxes with food products to be donated to charity.

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New Millennium Resort Salalah becomes latest five-star resort to open in Oman

Millennium Hotels and Resorts has just added its fourth property in Oman with the opening of the new Millennium Resort Salalah. Found in the Al Saada district of Northern Salalah, the new 285-room luxury resort is a modern urban hotel, only a few kilometres from the beach and featuring top facilities like a river pool, kids playground area, a spa and a large ballroom with capacity for up to 1,000 people.

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Oman Air introduces new luxury amenity kit and sleepwear on long-haul flights

Oman Air has unveiled its new premium amenities on long-haul flights between Europe and the Asia Pacific region. The award-winning national airline of Oman will provide a luxury Business Class Amouage amenity kit for travellers in Business Class. This will include hand and body moisturiser, face cream, a sleeping eyeshade, shaving razor, and a Colgate dental kit.

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Al Bustan Palace to reopen in October after renovation

One of Oman's most luxurious properties, Al Bustan Palace is finally ready to start welcoming visitors again after undergoing renovation works. According to designers who took part in the project that included upgrading guest rooms and remodelling some structures, the hotel is set to reopen in October 2018.

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Shangri-La Al Husn re-opens as a private retreat

During a recent ceremony, the Al Husn Resort & Spa relaunched as a separate resort after splitting from the Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, of which it was a part of until now. The glitzy launch ceremony was attended by important members of the region's tourism industry and introduced attendants to the new luxury hideaway, providing an intimate experience for discerning guests seeking superior comforts in a peaceful environment.

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Kempinski Hotel Muscat in Oman opens to guests following three-year delay

The Kempinski Hotel Muscat has reopened to guests, three years after its scheduled opening. Formerly known as Kempinski The Wave, the hotel has been renovated with design led by Woods Bagot which reflects traditional Omani hospitality and has been inspired by Old Muscat destinations. The hotel has 310 guest rooms and suites, as well as ten restaurants, a health club and a spa.

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Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort has a new extreme rock wall climbing experience

A brand new attraction for adrenaline lovers has just begun welcoming visitors in Oman's Jabal Al Akhdar Resort. The lavish hotel now offers the possibility of signing up for a unique mountain hike that includes 200 metres of "via ferrata", views of an amazing canyon below and two zip-lines for the ultimate rush. The extreme excursion is suitable for beginners and advanced climbers alike.

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Oman Air begins operations of flights from new Muscat International Airport

Oman Air has commenced its first flights from the new Muscat International Airport. Oman’s national airline will be operating up to 200 flights a day from the new state-of-the-art terminal. The airport will now have the capacity to handle 12 million passengers per year, and it has a runway that can accommodate the Airbus A380, the world’s largest aircraft.

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Muscat International Airport in Oman to Open new Terminal in March

Muscat International Airport in Oman is preparing to open its new passenger terminal this month. The terminal will commence operations on 20th March, and it will have the space to accommodate large aircraft including the Airbus A380 and the Boeing 747. The huge building will have retail outlets, first class and business class lounges, and offices for airlines, car rental agencies, as well as a four-star hotel with 90 rooms and swimming pools.

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