NEWS: Oman sharpens events focus

The Sultanate of Oman is experiencing record visitation from Australia and New Zealand, thanks to the new world-class Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre, due to open in 2016. Contributing to this record increase, Oman has already attracted significant events from Australia, including high-achiever incentive programs for Mercedes Benz and News Ltd. The Sultanate of Oman’s Ministry of Tourism country manager for Australia and New Zealand, Mona Tannous, said in 2011-2012 Oman achieved a staggering 72 per cent increase in visitation from Australia and New Zealand, followed by 11 […]

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NEWS: OCEC team expands

A number of senior executives have been appointed to the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre team in preparation for the venue opening its doors in 2016. OCEC general manager, Trevor McCartney said the Sultanate of Oman is emerging as an exciting convention destination, with the venue already attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors from next year. To assist in meeting the demands of business meeting organisers worldwide, the OCEC has expanded its business development, technical, finance and food and beverage teams. The new appointments include Chanaka Fonseka as […]

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