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Toxic Oman?

February 21, 2017

Toxic OmanRecently, a blog run by a UK based company called The Eco Experts published a post ranking the “most ‘toxic’ countries in the world”. Oman ranked 6th. Of course, in today’s media we don’t fact check or care about creditable sources. So, Charles Clark from Business Insider basically republished The Eco Experts’ misleading post, and in a way legitimized a claim from a company who is in the business of selling windows, water heaters, and solar panels for profit. Not scientific research. Continue Reading

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Salam Air: Oman’s Low Cost Airline

January 16, 2017

Salam Air, SalamAir, Oman AirIn two weeks Salam Air will begin flight operations between Muscat and Salalah as Oman’s first low cost carrier. Government projections show air traffic demand to increase 40% by 2019, making Salam Air’s emergence well timed. However, increased capacity isn’t the only thing benefitting travelers. Increased competition and having a greater choice in airlines both stand out. Continue Reading

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Fuel Price Rising in Oman

July 25, 2016

Oman Oil, Fuel Price Rising in OmanOil and fuel prices are rising in Oman, since January 2016. At the pump today, an Omani resident will notice up to a 50% increase in the price of petrol. So how come fuel prices higher compared to a year ago, when oil price is so low? Continue Reading

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New: Oman eVisa

March 9, 2016

Oman eVisaThe new Oman eVisa is now available! If you have ever obtained an Omani tourist visa-on-arrival you will applaud this new service to cut your immigration time.  Continue Reading

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America’s Cup World Series Oman

February 24, 2016

America's Cup World Series OmanSo, It’s finally here. The America’s Cup World Series has reached the shores of Oman and is hosting some of the fastest sailors on the water for two days; Saturday, February 27th and Sunday, February 28th.  Continue Reading