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Tourism website DestinationOman bags award again
Times News Service
May 28, 2014 , 9 : 13 pm GST
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Mohammed Al Shikley handing over the award to Deepak Nair. – Supplied photo
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A popular tourism website,
, has once again won an award at the recently concluded Oman Web Awards held at
Ritz Carlton Al Bustan Palace Hotel
. It has won awards on earlier occasions too, said a company release.
The aesthetically designed website developed by
was founded in 2001 by long time resident and entrepreneur Deepak Nair, and usually shows up on the first page of Google and other major search engines when a search is fired for Oman or Oman tourism related keywords.
It has all relevant information what a potential tourist to Oman could be looking for, from how to arrive, where to stay, where to go, how to travel, what to see, what to do, what to eat, and more.
To view scintilating pictures of Oman,
Free printed booklet
The surging popularity and constant requests for 'free printed booklet' from the visitors, after the launch of the website, spurred Deepak Nair to come out with an annual printed edition by the same name DestinationOman in 2004.
The printed edition has been a hit since it was launched, and is regarded much like a respected and credible showcase of Oman's tourism potential.
The book is made up of stunning photographs and stories of Oman's tourism destinations and the abundant natural beauty it is bestowed with.
Many celebrated photographers and writers have contributed to its success over the years. The year 2014 marks the tenth anniversary issue of the publication.
Speaking on the occasion, Deepak Nair, the founder of website said that he was proud that DestinationOman is today recognised as a compelling brand on the Sultanate of Oman tourism.
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