Thursday, December 14, 2017

Oman


The Listings
August 2005 28

General Information
International Tel Code: +968
Currency: Omani riyal (OR)
Exchange rate: 1 US $ = 0.387 OR

Visas: All visitors – with the exception of GCC nationals – must have a valid visa, obtained from the Oman embassy or consulate in the country of their origin.
Businessmen may obtain visas through the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (at www.omanchamber.org).
Expatriates holding GCC resident visas valid for at least six months from the date of entry into Oman can obtain entry visas on arrival at airports and border points.

Office of the Director of Tourism
Marketing
Tel: 24588755, Fax: 24588909

Airports and Airlines

Seeb International Airport
Tel: 24519223, Fax: 24519621
Air Canada 
Tel: 24566046, Fax: 24566125 
Air France
Tel: 24704435/24510124
Fax: 24752909/24700483 
Air India
Tel: 24799801, Fax: 24799807 
Air Sahara
Tel: 24704455, Fax: 24784710 
Air Seychelles 
Tel: 24703303/24701743/2480094 
Fax: 24799502/24780094   
Alitalia 
Tel: 24560793, Fax: 24566125 
Balkan Airlines 
Tel: 24566046, Fax: 24566125 
British Airways 
Tel: 24568777/24571352, Fax: 24571380/24510180 
Cathay Pacific 
Tel: 24789818, Fax: 24789836 
Cyprus Airways 
Tel: 24812952, Fax: 24816957 
EgyptAir 
Tel: 24750081, Fax: 24789074 
Emirates
Tel: 24786600, Fax: 24790808 
Ethiopian Airlines 
Tel: 24566046, Fax: 24566125 
Gulf Air 
Tel: 24703222, Fax: 24786959/510476 
Hungarian Airlines 
Tel: 24703303/24701743/2480094, Fax: 24799502/24780094 
Indian Airlines 
Tel:24796680/24795721, Fax: 24707761/24781981 
Iran Air 
Tel: 24796680, Fax: 24796082 
Kenya Airways 
Tel: 24788324, 24786467 
KLM 
Tel: 24566737, Fax: 24566838 
Kuwait Airways 
Tel: 24706134/24798860/61, Fax: 24795363 
Lufthansa German Airlines 
Tel: 24796692, Fax: 24795721
Maldives Airlines 
Tel: 24566046, Fax: 24566125 
Oman Air
Tel: 24519953, Fax:24521075
Flies to Salalah and Khasab in Oman, Dubai and Abu Dhabi (from Dubai, shuttle service to Sharjah and Al Ain) in the UAE, Cochin, Trivandrum, Chennai and Mumbai in India, Kuwait, Doha, Jeddah, Beirut, Cairo, Dar Es Salaam and Zanzibar 
Pakistan International Airlines  
Tel: 24792468, Fax: 24792459 
Philippine Airlines 
Tel: 24812952/3, Fax: 24816957
Qantas Airways
Tel: 24604258, Fax: 24601867 
Qatar Airways 
Tel: 24787070/770, Fax: 24789454 
Royal Brunei Airlines 
Tel: 24 784933, Fax: 24789836 
Royal Jordanian Airlines
Tel:24796680, Fax: 24788098 
SAS 
Tel: 24796680, Fax:24788098 
Saudi Arabian Airlines
Tel: 24704455, Fax: 24704455  
Shaheen Air International 
Tel: 24566046, Fax: 24566125 
Singapore Airlines
Tel: 24796680/84, Fax: 24795721 
SriLankan Airlines
Tel: 247845871, Fax: 24785872 
Swiss 
Tel: 24791710, Fax: 24799502 
Thai Airways 
Tel: 24704455, Fax: 24704455 
Turkish Airlines 
Tel: 24478505, Fax: 24694575 
Yemen Airways
Tel: 24566046, Fax: 24566125 
 
Hotels

Al Bustan Palace
Tel: 24799666, Fax: 24706300 
No. of rooms: 250
No. of suites: 24 Arabian suites, 12
Studio suites, 8 Executive suites,
8 Deluxe suites
Dining outlets
Al Marjan (French cuisine), Al Maha piano lounge, China Mood (Cantonese, Szechwan and Shanghai cuisine), Atrium tea lounge, Al Khiran Terrace restaurant, Beach Pavilion
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Sixteen meeting rooms, Al Bustan Ballroom
Recreational facilities
State-of-the-art gym, pool, tennis village, water sports, diving facilities, beauty salon, massage treatments

Al Sawadi Beach Resort 
Tel: 26795545, Fax: 26795535 
No. of rooms: 100, chalet style
Dining outlets
Coral Reef café (main restaurant), Tandoori Bahar (Indian cuisine), Omani Hut (Arabic), Periwinkle’s Pub, the Hut Supper Club, Neptune’s Bar
Banqueting/Conference facilities
The conference hall can accommodate up to 200 people  
Recreational facilities
A fully-equipped health club with sauna, squash court, 2 tennis courts, kids and adults swimming pool and Jacuzzi and access to all kinds of water sports

Best Western 
Tel: 25669212, Fax: 24694404 
No. of rooms: 32
No. of suites: 8
Dining outlets
Al Radha Bistro
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Currently under development
Recreational facilities
The hotel arranges water sports by the beach

Crowne Plaza Muscat 
Tel: 24560100, Fax: 24574462 
No. of rooms: 200, of which 100 have sea views and 30 have private terraces
No. of suites: Four VIP suites and 6 junior suites, 16 business rooms
Dining outlets
Shiraz restaurant (Persian), Coma Prima Italian restaurant, Tropicana restaurant, Al Qurum lounge, Duke’s bar, Poolside restaurant, Gulf Rock Terrace (Persian and Italian cuisine), Al Nawras bar, juice bar (at the health club)
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Al Sindbad room (accommodates 600 guests), Al Mandaloon room (90 delegates), Al Khanjar boardroom, Al Maha conference room (110 delegates), pool lawn (1,000 guests), and exhibition space in the lower lobby
Recreational facilities
Health club with gym, (treadmills, fitness cycles, rowing machines, stepper and strength equipment and personal trainer), steam and sauna rooms, temperature-controlled swimming pool, children’s pool and playground, 2 floodlit tennis courts, 2
squash courts, snooker table, massage treatments

Grand Hyatt Muscat 
Tel: 24621234, Fax: 24605282 
No. of rooms: 280
No. of suites: 47
Dining outlets
Tuscany (Italian restaurant), Marjan
poolside restaurant, Mokha café, John Barry bar, Club Safari pub, Rooftop Grill House
Banqueting/Conference facilities
The Afrah ballroom (seats 500 guests for banquets or 700 theatre-style), Yashbum conference room (24 people), Habrout meeting room (50 people), Lubaan conference (30 people)
Recreational facilities
Club Olympus, sauna, steam and Jacuzzi, 2 squash courts, 3 tennis
courts

Golden Tulip Seeb
Tel: 24510300, Fax: 24510055 
No. of rooms: 177
No. of suite: 6, with balconies offering sea or mountain views
Dining outlets
Cote Jardin 24-hour coffee shop, Roof Top restaurant (Omani cuisine and live band), Mirage bar (Arabic band and belly dancer), La Piscine pool side outlet
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Five conference halls (up to 500 people)
Recreational facilities
Fully-equipped health club (gym), sauna, swimming pool, automobile club with go-karting facility, 2 tennis courts, 18-hole golf course, table tennis, private beach club, football field

Hilton Salalah 
Tel: 23211234, Fax: 23210084 
No. of rooms: 147
No. of suites: 16
Dining outlets
Palm Grooves seafood restaurant,
Shepas restaurant, Al Maha coffee shop
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Al Balid ballroom (120 sit-down or 300 standing), 3 meeting rooms, Lu-Lu lounge (10 people)
Recreational facilities
Health club with steam and sauna rooms, 2 tennis courts, swimming pool for
children and adults

Hotel Mercure Al Falaj 
Tel: 24702311
Fax: 24795853 
No. of
rooms:150
No. of suites: 6
Dining outlets
Coffee shop, Japanese restaurant
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Le Grand Hall (seats 1,000), Al Falaj (150), Mini room (30), Executive room (25) Chinese room (40)
Recreational facilities
Fully-equipped gym with steam, sauna and Jacuzzi, squash court, tennis court, general massage, 2 pools, 1 for children and 1 for adults

InterContinental Hotel
Tel: 24600500, Fax 24695641 
No. of rooms: 265
No. of suites: 2
Deluxe suites, 12
Executive suites
Dining outlets
Musandam Café & Terrace restaurant, Al Ghazal pub, Majlis Al Shams tea lounge, Senor Pico’s Mexican restaurant, Trader Vic’s, Palm Beach restaurant
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Jabrin ballroom (seats 500 or 1,000 for cocktails), Bahla Nizwa room (50 seated, 100 standing), Quriyat room (12) and Sohar conference room (60)
Recreational facilities
Health club (aerobics, sauna, Jacuzzi, steam-rooms, cold plunge pools, massage rooms), gymnasium with weights and cardiovascular equipment, 6 flood-lit tennis courts, 2 squash courts

Muscat Holiday Inn 
Tel: 24487123, Fax: 24480986 
No. of rooms: 123
No.of Suites/chalets: 6
Dining outlets
Coffee shop, sports bar, the pub, Hakuna Matata, Liyalina
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Wedding hall (up to 600 guests)
Recreational facilities
Fully-equipped gym, 2 swimming pools (1 for children, 1 for adults), Thai massage, tennis, squash courts

Novotel Ruwi Hotel 
Tel: 24704244
Fax: 24704248 
No. of rooms: 90
No. of suites: 3
Dining outlets
Coffee shop, Arabic restaurant (dinner only), Arbaq bar and Club bar
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Sohar hall (100 people), conference room (50 people)
Recreational facilities
Health club, swimming pool, 2 squash courts

Radisson SAS 
Tel:24487777
 Fax: 24487774 
No. of rooms: 156
No. of suites: 6
Dining outlets
Olivos coffee shop, Al Tajin Grill (open for dinner only), The Coral and The Cellar entertainment lounges
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Five banqueting ballrooms of which 2 are independent and can accommodate up to 50 people each. The other 3 combined can accommodate a total of 100 people
Recreational facilities
Fontana health club, fully-equipped gym with sauna and steam rooms,
massage treatments, outdoor swimming pool set in landscaped gardens against a picturesque background of mountains

Ramada Hotel Muscat
Tel: 24603555
Fax: 24694500 
No. of rooms: 92
No. of suites: 24
Dining outlets
Petit cafe and Al Nouras restaurant serve Arabic, Indian, Chinese and Italian cuisine
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Conference room can accommodate up to 100 people, banquet facilities available
Recreational facilities
A well-equipped health club, swimming pool, sauna, steam room. Water sports can easily be arranged as the beach is just a 4-minute walk from the hotel

Safeer Hotel Suites
Tel: 24691200, Fax: 24692227 
No. of rooms: 55
No. of suites: 7
Dining outlets
Shams restaurant serving Arabic, Indian and Italian food for all meals
Recreational facilities
A health club for workouts

Salalah Crowne Plaza
Tel: 23235333, Fax: 23235137 
No. of rooms: 153
No. of suites/chalets: 2 royal suites, 3 executive suites and 4 junior suites,
19 villas
Dining outlets
Dolphin Beach Restaurant (continental), Al Darbat coffee shop, 3 bars; Coconut Grove, Al Inshilah, Al Khareef pub, English pub
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Banquet (accommodates 500), 2 meeting rooms, Taqah and Mirbat, accommodate 50 people each
Recreational facilities
A fully-equipped health centre with sauna, steam and Jacuzzi, tennis court, a pools for children and adults, 19-hole golf course set to open

Sheraton Oman 
Tel: 24799899, Fax: 24791141 
No. of rooms: 217
No. of suites: 24
Dining outlets
Green Mountain restaurant, La Mamma (Italian), Le Croissant lobby lounge, Oliver’s bar and Saba discotheque
(nightclub with a DJ and a live band)
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Nizwa ballroom and the meeting rooms with extensive pre-function foyers can accommodate events for up to 300
people with state-of-art facilities. Floor-to-ceiling partitions are used to
divide the ballroom and meeting rooms
into sections. The Lawn can accommodate up to 1,200 guests
Recreational facilities
Temperature-controlled swimming pool and a fully-equipped fitness centre along with the services of a personal trainer, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, Thai and Swedish massages, 2 flood-lit tennis courts and a 6-lane bowling alley

Sheraton Qurum Beach Resort
Tel: 24605945, Fax: 24605968 
No. of rooms: 7
Dining outlets
Far Eastern Restaurant (Chinese, Thai, sushi and teppanyaki), Cleopatra Night Club (live entertainment), Pool bar
Banqueting/Conference facilities
The Ballroom can accommodate up to 150 people and the lawns can accommodate 500 people dining style
Recreational facilities
A fully equipped fitness centre with
steam room, Thai massage, an
outdoor pool in the garden next to the beach

Sohar Beach
Tel: 26841111, Fax: 26843766 
No. of rooms: 40
No. of suites/chalets: 1 royal suite, 4 large
suites, 2 junior suites, 6 chalets
Dining outlets
Coffee shop (Continental, Indian and Arabic cuisine), Al Jizzi bar (open to in-house guests and members only), Al Zafran Arabic bar (open only in the evening), Al Tareef Indian night club
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Banquet hall that can accommodate 70 people, 1 boardroom to accommodate 12 people
Recreational facilities
A fully-equipped health club with steam, sauna and Jacuzzi, lawn tennis, pool, table tennis, crazy mini-golf (for fun) and beach buggies to ride on the beach

The Chedi Muscat 
Tel: 24524400, Fax: 24504485 
No. of rooms: 161
No. of
suites/chalets: 36 club suites
Dining outlets
The restaurant offers contemporary Mediterranean, Arabic, Indian and Asian cuisine served brasserie-style with open kitchens. 2 cabanas, pool side dining,
south courtyard dining, Arabian cuisine with an open grill, live cooking station from October to May, 7.30 to 10.30 daily except Fridays
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Five semi-private rooms for up to 28
persons are individually designed for business luncheons
Recreational facilities
A club, 2 swimming pools, 2 tennis courts, boutique/art gallery, spa

Travel Agents

Bahwan Travels    
Tel: 24704455, Fax: 24794189
Mark Tours
Tel: 24562444, Fax: 24565434
Mezyouna Travels    
Tel: 24568061/2/3, Fax: 24568633
National Travel & Tourism 
Tel: 24566046, Fax: 24566125
Oman Travel & Tourism Board  
Tel: 24704455, Fax: 24794189
Zahara Tours (Zubair Tours)  
Tel: 24692940, Fax: 24692950




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