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Oman plans to build $400m oil storage terminal near Duqm
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Oman plans to build $400m oil storage terminal near Duqm

Sunday, 1 May 2016 9:55 AM

In its first phase, the storage facility will have a capacity of between 6 million and 10 million barrels of oil and serve an oil refinery planned for Duqm

Oman says to add 2,000 luxury hotel rooms during 2016
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Oman says to add 2,000 luxury hotel rooms during 2016

Friday, 29 April 2016 10:29 AM

Ministry of Tourism says major international hotel chains to open new properties in sultanate this year

Oman's 2040 tourism plan 'will cost $35bn', says senior official
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Oman's 2040 tourism plan 'will cost $35bn', says senior official

Thursday, 28 April 2016 1:50 PM

Omani gov't is seeking upwards of $28bn from private sector to help it achieve aim of doubling visitor numbers by 2040

Revealed: Oman's new mountain resort
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Revealed: Oman's new mountain resort

Thursday, 28 April 2016 12:40 PM

Anantara’s vast resort perched 2000m above sea level in Jebel Akhdar, Oman, will be the highest hotel in the Middle East

Oman Air flight bursts tyres on landing at Abu Dhabi
Transport»

Oman Air flight bursts tyres on landing at Abu Dhabi

Thursday, 28 April 2016 12:10 PM

No injuries reported and all passengers and crew disembarked safely, the airline said

Wyndham announces hotel openings in Oman, Iraq, Ethiopia
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Wyndham announces hotel openings in Oman, Iraq, Ethiopia

Thursday, 28 April 2016 11:40 AM

New launches are part of plans to further expand in the Middle East and Africa

Oman targets MICE tourism with launch of new bureau
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Oman targets MICE tourism with launch of new bureau

Tuesday, 26 April 2016 1:52 PM

Ministry of Tourism reveals plan to become a major regional centre for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions

Oman sets out new 20-year tourism plan
Travel & Hospitality»

Oman sets out new 20-year tourism plan

Monday, 25 April 2016 1:54 PM

Sultanate aims to double visitor numbers to five million by 2040

Oman's Bank Dhofar offers terms of proposed merger to Bank Sohar
Banking & Finance»

Oman's Bank Dhofar offers terms of proposed merger to Bank Sohar

Sunday, 24 April 2016 11:16 AM

Merger would create the country's second-largest bank with a market capitalisation of $1.81 billion and assets of $13.69 billion

Oman picks banks for first international bond in almost 20 years
Banking & Finance»

Oman picks banks for first international bond in almost 20 years

Thursday, 21 April 2016 2:52 PM

Sources say government has chosen five banks to arrange bond as it looks to shore up state finances in era of cheap oil

Dubai's HMH opens new hotel, apartments in Muscat
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Dubai's HMH opens new hotel, apartments in Muscat

Thursday, 21 April 2016 1:54 PM

Dry hotel operator says Coral Muscat Hotel & Apartments launch is part of GCC expansion plan

Oman builds industrial outpost in desert to escape oil trap
Politics & Economics»

Oman builds industrial outpost in desert to escape oil trap

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 2:21 PM

Gov't is spending billions of dollars to develop area around remote fishing village of Duqm into a sprawling business zone

Oman mulls plan for money laundering law
Politics & Economics»

Oman mulls plan for money laundering law

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 1:57 PM

Draft law proposes tougher penalties for money laundering, funding terrorism

SPAR International said to target 24 new stores in Oman
Retail»

SPAR International said to target 24 new stores in Oman

Monday, 18 April 2016 1:54 PM

Dutch supermarket retailer is reportedly planning major GCC expansion in coming years

Omani oil majors in talks on loans worth combined $4.35 billion
Energy»

Omani oil majors in talks on loans worth combined $4.35 billion

Sunday, 17 April 2016 6:36 PM

Petroleum Development Oman and state energy investment firm Oman Oil Company are reportedly seeking loans to fund projects, extend existing facilities


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