There are countless users on Instagram featuring beautiful images of Oman. However, I thought I’d put a list together featuring the 13 Instagramers in Oman that inspire me the most. These accounts will make you want to drop what you are doing and book those tickets to Oman, or (if you are already here) get out and explore the backroads and alleys.
Recently, 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.
In two weeks SalamAir 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 SalamAir’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.
In a couple weeks, British Airways will launch non-stop service to Muscat from Heathrow. This is great news for travelers for three reasons.