Oman Travel Newswire (Page 12)

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  1. Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - United Arab EmiratesRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | World Health Organization

    On 15 June 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of the United Arab Emirates notified WHO of 1 additional case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection. A 65-year-old, non-national male from the Eastern region developed symptoms on 31 May and was admitted to hospital on 6 June.

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  2. Tata Projects and Al Siraj Holdings form joint venture to provide quality inspection services in OmanRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2015 | M2.com

    Tata is a rapidly growing business group based in India with significant international operations. The business operations of the Tata Group currently encompass seven business sectors: communications and information technology, engineering, materials, services, energy, consumer products and chemicals.

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  3. Oman's Masirah Island looks to woo tourists from GCC countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Situated off the coast of Barr Al Hikman area Masirah Island is a great place for nature lovers. Photo - Supplied Muscat: Though Oman is one of the tourist hotspots of the Arabian peninsula, the island of Masirah is barely known among the GCC travellers.

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  4. Qatar Airways CEO calls protectionist attacks a 'risk' to aviationRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | Reuters

    Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker on Monday pressed the aviation industry's largest trade group to reiterate its support of liberal air travel, calling protectionism a threat to aviation in a jab at U.S. airlines. The plea comes as U.S. airlines are attempting to persuade their government to alter "Open Skies" agreements with the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, which they say gave more than $40 billion in subsidies to Gulf airlines, distorting competition.

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  5. South Korea officials say a sixth person has died from MERS virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Visitors to a shopping district in Seoul wear masks. Many people in the city have taken to wearing particulate-filtering masks as a precaution against Middle East respiratory syndrome.

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  6. CYPRUS: Etihad opens new office in NicosiaRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | The Financial Mirror

    Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates that operates five flights a week to Cyprus, opened its new offices in Nicosia, inaugurated by Energy, Commerce and Tourism Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis. Also present at the ribbon-cutting ceremony were Etihad's Vice President Europe, Joost den Hartog, the UAE Embassy's Attach Ammar Omar Al Breiki, government officials and businessmen.

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  7. Remote Lands Adds Oman to Portfolio of Luxury Travel DestinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | PRWeb

    Remote Lands, the world's leading ultra-luxe Asia travel specialist, has expanded its range of Asian destinations to 33 with the addition of the vibrant Middle East nation of Oman Oman is very much the old Arabia. It's very traditional, authentic and remote and is a complete contrast to the skyscrapers of Dubai & Abu Dhabi Remote Lands, the world's leading ultra-luxe Asia travel specialist, has expanded its range of Asian destinations to 33 with the addition of the vibrant Middle East nation of Oman - its second Arabian Peninsula destination after the 2013 launch of the United Arab Emirates.

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  8. JEDDAH: Riyadh to chip in for RohingyaRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | Asia News Network

    Saudi Arabia has responded positively towards Malaysia's proposal for a humanitarian fund for the Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants now still stranded at sea. Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak said Saudi's ruler King Salman Abdulaziz Al Saud had agreed in principle to contribute to the fund.

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  9. Fast Growth in a Demanding EnvironmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Mass Transit

    Metro's Red Line serves 10 stations and the Green Line serves 20 stations. The stations have conic shells that features sweeping cantilevers.

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  10. Omani tourists can see all layers of history in CyprusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Cyprus' painted churches, archaeological museum, exquisite floor mosaics of Roman villas depicting scenes from mythology, are a big attraction. - Photo courtesy Cyprus Tourism Organisation Muscat: Every year, around two and a half million tourists visit Cyprus, an island in the Mediterranean Sea which lies at the crossroads of three continents.

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  11. Riyadh to chip in for RohingyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | The Star Online

    Royal welcome: Najib, escorted by Crown Prince Mohammed Naif al-Saud, while inspecting the guard of honour at King Abdulaziz al-Saud International Airport upon arrival in Jeddah. - Bernama JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia has responded positively towards Malaysia's proposal for a humanitarian fund for the Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants now still stranded at sea.

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  12. Suspected MERS cases test negative; 1 result awaited: CDCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | The China Post

    The Centers for Disease Control said Sunday that among the 28 suspected cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in Taiwan, 27 have tested negative, while one result is still outstanding. The remaining test result will become available in the next day or two, CDC Deputy Director-General Chou Jih-haw said.

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  13. New Netherlands visa centre to boost service in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Barbara Joziasse, the Netherlands ambassador, expects the number of visa applications to double with the setting up of the new centre.-OK Mohammed Ali/TIMES OF OMAN Muscat: More than 6,000 people applied for visas through the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands last year but that number is expected to double thanks to the opening of the Netherlands Visa Application Centre at VSF Global in Muscat Grand Mall. The new visa application centre, located on the 1st floor of the Tilal Complex, opens to the public Sunday and will provide Schengen visas to travel to the Netherlands, the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Estonia, Hungary, Norway, Poland, Sweden and Switzerland.

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  14. Cyprus beckons Omani touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Cyprus' painted churches, archaeological museum, exquisite floor mosaics of Roman villas depicting scenes from mythology, are a big attraction. - Photo courtesy Cyprus Tourism Organisation Muscat: Every year, around two and a half million tourists visit Cyprus, an island in the Mediterranean Sea which lies at the crossroads of three continents.

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  15. Oman's first sugar refinery to start operation in the first quarter of 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | Times of Oman

    The capital expenditure of $300 million, which is also the value of EPC contract, will be met by way of both equity and debt. An institutional investor from China will also partly fund the project.

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  16. Travel: Life in the fast lane at Abu DhabiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. ABU Dhabi leads the way in luxury, and from grand prix to grand designs, the Gulf state is thinking big WELCOME to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the world's largest indoor theme park, where the Galleria Ferrari houses the largest collection of the much coveted motors outside Maranello in Italy.

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    Jun 7, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group received President Andrej Kiska of Slovakia over the weekend. Al Habtoor welcomed President Kiska at his hotel in the President's hometown of Poprad-Tatry, a ski resort town some 300 km from the capital Bratislava.

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  18. Khareef festival: Oman Air to operate more flights to SalalahRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Between June and September, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman will operate a record 284 return flights from Muscat to Salalah. - Supplied Muscat: Oman Air is set to dramatically increase the number of flights it offers between Muscat and Salalah during southern Oman's monsoon season, known as the Khareef.

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  19. Mystery virus in South Korea: MERS breaks outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | Pravda

    CoV, or Middle East Respiratory Syndrome - Coronavirus, has broken out of the Middle East and has spread to the Far East, where 36 cases and three deaths have been reported in the Republic of Korea and the People's Republic of China. As is the case with Ebola, MERS is thought to have originated in bats and there are confirmed cases of human to human transmission.

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  20. Oman shopping: Exploring Ruwi High StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Ever since the dawn of Renaissance in 1970, Sultanate of Oman has been seeing steady progress across the country and nothing reflects that more than the capital itself. Quite like its heterogeneous population, Muscat is a magical mix of modern life, traditional lifestyle and conventional ways.

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