Tourism in the Sultanate of Oman increased significantly during the recent Eid holidays, with many hotels in the country recording 100 per cent occupancy. The majority of visitors were GCC nationals and expats, and the hotels that experienced high numbers during the nine-day break included Masirah Island Resort, Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve and Alila Jabal Akhdar.
The Oman Tourism and Development Company (Omran) will add another three hotels in Oman by 2018. The government-owned company will launch a total of 900 new hotel rooms in the three properties that include a five-star W Hotel as part of the Royal Opera House in Muscat, and the five-star JW Marriott and four-star Crowne Plaza hotels in the Madinat Al Irfan Urban Centre in Muscat.
The Wyndham Hotel Group will add two new hotels to its portfolio in Oman under its Ramada Encore and Ramada Hotel & Suites brands. Connected by a footbridge, Ramada Hotel & Suites Muscat Al Ghubra and Ramada Encore Muscat Al Ghubra will be located in Sultan Qaboos Street in the capital city of Muscat, and are scheduled to open to guests in 2018.
Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas has announced it will open two new luxury resorts in Oman this year. Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort will be located in the north east, and Al Baleed Resort - Salalah by Anantara in the south, and both resorts will reflect the local culture and surroundings, as well as offering the hotel group's signature facilities including the renowned Anantara Spa.
Radisson has announced the opening of its fifth hotel in Oman, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Sohar. Situated five kilometres from the city's business district and 12 kilometres from the industrial port, the hotel has 179 guest rooms and suites, and a ballroom, a rooftop bar and shisha terrace, a wellness centre, and three restaurants and bars.
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