Convention Centre redefines Oman’s MICE industry

  Previous concerns of limited meeting facilities are all behind Oman now, as the Oman Convention Centre opens to all and is now ready for large-scale conferences and events. The first phase of the Convention Centre was officially...

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New Hotel Alert: FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai

FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai is the latest addition to the luxurious ‘hotelscape’ of the city, which opened last March 31. With its contemporary architecture and design, very different from a lot of other offerings, FIVEPalm provides its...

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UAE to implement VAT in 2018

  It’s all systems go for the implementation of the 5-percent value-added tax (VAT) in the UAE starting January 1, 2018. Although specific details and implications of this VAT for incentives and conferences are yet to be released,...

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Meet with us at IMEX Frankfurt

  Gulf Dunes will be exhibiting at IMEX Frankfurt, which will be held on 16-18 May 2017. We will be at the Dubai stand #E500 and the Oman stand #E620.   The destinations of the UAE and Oman are ever so changing that new...

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New representative in Latin America appointed

Gulf Dunes has been an established DMC brand in Latin America for 10 years now. To keep the momentum going and bolster our presence in the region even further, we welcome Hello Brazil as our new representation office for Latin America. Hello...

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Not your usual group dinner venue in Oman

  If you read anything about Oman as a destination and we guarantee, you are sure to find a thing or two about the warm, welcoming people and their hospitality.   How they offer “kahwa”, their Omani coffee, together with...

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How Oman hits the spot for MICE programmes

For the longest time, Oman has been known as the Pearl of Arabia, and for a good reason. From its mountain landscapes to the calm waters of its Wadis, its quiet towns lined with low-rise white buildings and its Bedouins living their golden...

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2018 Islamic Dates