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Oman tourism: Shangri-La opens new rooftop lounge

by Times News Service
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hangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa has announced the opening of new rooftop lounge — B.A.B. Lounge

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Oman cars: New Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II arrives in Oman
The subtle re-design of the popular Ghost family sees understated exterior changes coupled with the latest in industry-leading technology from Rolls-Royce

Oman cars: Powerful Yukon 2015 family available at GMC showroom
The iconic offering from GMC has always incorporated something new and better with each generation that continues with the 2015 Yukon

Oman cars: Lincoln Navigator; A perfect blend of luxury and power
By moulding an array of stylish comforts with under-the-hood performance, Lincoln Navigator set the standard for the luxury SUV market

TourOman pioneers in bringing 3 big fat Indian weddings to Oman
The TourOman team has set up a dedicated team to handle destination weddings to cater to the ‘Big Fat Indian Dream Destination Wedding’


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Spice up your Thursday with Indian nights at Best Western Premier
As a melting pot of Middle-Eastern, Asian and Western cultures, Oman offers a rich array of cuisines from different corners of the world
BankDhofar keeps upgrading mobile banking services
BankDhofar has now upgraded and enhanced the scope of their Mobile Banking services and application
Oman Air relishing unprecedented success as awards continue to rain
It is immensely satisfying to know that air travellers, travel agents, operators and industry experts alike feel that the products and services we offer are amongst the very best in the world
Qatar Airways to start non-stop services from Doha to Phuket
Qatar Airways will boost services to Thailand with the introduction of non-stop flights to Phuket, effective October 26.
‘Star Fiesta’ promises entertaining weekend in Oman
All is set for the mega entertainment thriller Star Fiesta, featuring South Indian film actresses Meena, Shwetha Menon and parody king Nadirshah on Friday, September 12 at the City Amphitheatre, Qurum
Celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor to lead Spicy Village ‘Star Chef’ hunt in Oman
The bugles have sounded and the hunt is on for the Spicy Village ‘Star Chef’ 2014
HSBC Bank Oman continues major branch transformations
The renovations offer a more modern and aesthetically appealing environment, supporting the bank’s focus on delivering a superior and consistent customer experience at all times
Oman cars: Buy a Geely and get extra peace of mind
From the design concept to the manufacturing, all Geely Emgrand models have been developed in accordance with European standards
First MED2020 forum to be held in Oman
The forum will be a two-day event, scheduled for October 26 and 27 at the InterContinental Hotel Muscat
Bank Sohar energy saving tips: How to cut a fridge’s power consumption
Critically, refrigerators that are set to a very low temperature, actually store food in a less effec-tive manner whilst consuming excess energy turning them into uncontrolled money pit
Best Chef Oman to be held from September 9 to 11
The second edition of Best Chef Oman will highlight traditional Omani and international fare
Mazda Oman sales soar in first half
Mazda Oman has achieved a stunning benchmark in terms of overall sales in the first half of 2014
City Centre Muscat's OMR27m expansion to help boost Oman's economic, retail landscape
An expansion of more than 10,000sqm will bring 60 new shopping and dining concepts including debut flagship stores
Score a goal and witness Clasico match in Spain
Score a goal and be the winner to attend the Clasico match between Real Madrid and Barcelona in Spain and win many more prizes among ‘Ozone Football Challenge
‘Reflections’ to represent essence of life in Oman
Orbit Training Centre for Performing Arts (Nrityanjali) has been producing and presenting mega Indian performing arts events since 2003 in Oman and in India

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Apple iPhone 6 with 16GB memory will cost OMR540 in Oman
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Price shocker for iPhone 6 fans in Oman
Apple unveiled two models of iPhone to recapture its role as a technological trend-setter
Rise in demand for Indian visas as number of Omani visitors grows this year
There has been an increase in the number of Omanis travelling to India for tourism and medical purposes, said a top official from the Indian embassy in Muscat
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Water cooler costs Omani citizen his life in Sohar
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Oman drifting accident: ‘Never again’, vows crash survivor
With improper protective gear, adventurers risk their as well as onlookers’ lives
Undertake Haj with vaild documents, head of the Omani Haj delegation tells pilgrims
Pilgrims undertaking Haj must have the necessary documents for entry into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Apple iPhone 6 with 16GB memory will cost OMR540 in Oman
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Six-month visa restriction not for dependents, investors: Oman Legal Expert
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Calls to raise legal driving age in Oman
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An employer can’t delay the exit of an employee from the country with an intention to harass him - Oman Legal Expert
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Oman tourism - New luxury hotel opens door for guests
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India's Mars mission completes 95 per cent of its journey
India’s state-owned space agency on Saturday said that its maiden Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has covered nearly 95 per cent of its 780-million kilometre (km) journey and is in the 'pink of health'
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Two expats die after falling into sewage hole in Dhofar
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Sanskrit language makes a quiet comeback among expatriates in Oman
Sanskrit, once dubbed ‘a dead Indian language’, is staging a quiet resurgence in Oman among Indian expatriates
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Drive to make taxis appeal to passengers in Oman
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Cricket: Doosra not illegal, says inventor Saqlain
The doosra, which means “the second one” in Urdu, turns from legside to offside — the opposite direction to orthodox off breaks.
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Sanskrit language makes a quiet comeback among expatriates in Oman
Sanskrit, once dubbed ‘a dead Indian language’, is staging a quiet resurgence in Oman among Indian expatriates
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Two expats die after falling into sewage hole in Dhofar
Two people died after falling into an eight-metre deep sewage manhole in Uqad area of Oman's Dhofar governorate
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Six-month visa restriction not for dependents, investors: Oman Legal Expert
Times of Oman, in association with Khalifa Al Hinai Legal Consultants, will answer the legal queries of readers every Monday. Questions can be sent to readersclub@timesofoman.com
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Apple iPhone 6 with 16GB memory will cost OMR540 in Oman
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Firms plan 5.4% wage hike in 2015 to attract workers in Oman
A survey suggests that private firms are planning to attract more workers by providing additional incentives
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One-stop customs facility to help ease Oman's Sohar Port traffic
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Oman road accident: Expat jaywalker loses life in Al Hail
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