Driving Oman tourism’s investment, growth and development

Under the umbrella of Oman’s Ministry of Tourism, Omran Group seeks to lure more tourists & investors to the Sultanate

Oman Tourism Development Company SAOC (Omran) is tasked with driving the investment, growth and development of the rapidly growing tourism sector in the Sultanate of Oman.

The company is the master developer of major tourism, heritage, urban and mixed-use projects, delivering some of nation’s most visionary and iconic destinations. As the leading executive government arm for tourism development, Omran has a proven track record of delivering tourism and related projects to a world-class standard, due to our core philosophy of sustainability, transparency and partnering with renowned regional and international investors. Importantly, by working in close collaboration with the local communities, as well as the public and private sector, sustainability is built into every project. The company’s portfolio of projects, asset management expertise and investment experience embraces the unique aspects of Oman’s culture and heritage, while safeguarding the natural beauty of the country for the future generations.

Omran Group is leveraging the opportunity to promote tourism investment in Oman as well as showcasing its hospitality assets to travel professionals.

Peter Walichnowski, CEO, Omran Group, said, “Omran Group’s participation is a testament to Oman’s efforts that have been under way to develop the tourism sector and taking major strides towards diversification of the economy in line with the national tourism strategy 2040.”

“Through our participation, we hope to lure more tourists and investors to come to Oman as we will be highlighting its charms as a tourist destination as well as a safe haven for investors in hospitality industry as we work hand in hand with the Ministry of Tourism,” he added.

Among the hospitality assets that were set to participate in the exhibition is the chain Atana Hotels including the newly launched Atana Stays, W Muscat, JW Marriott Muscat, Millennium Resort Mussanah, InterContinental Muscat and Alila Jabal Akhdar Resort.

Zoltan Kali, Senior VP of Omran Hospitality, said, “Our main focus would be showcasing Oman’s outstanding tourism wonders through our hotels and attractions that are inspired by authentic Omani hospitality. It will also be a great platform to reveal our new tourism packages which have been exclusively designed to encourage the exhibition visitors and business partners to put Oman and our hotels and destinations in their travel wishlist.”

Photo: Atana Khasab – © Rohan Gautam Photography

JW Marriott Muscat


JW Marriot Muscat is the latest addition to Omran Group’s hotel portfolio which aims to boost the Sultanate’s MICE offering as well as play an integral role in attracting both business and leisure travellers to Oman.  Located in the heart of Muscat’s new business hub and designed as a business hotel with five-star facilities, the hotel is an integral part of the prestigious OCEC precinct.

Peter Walichnowski, CEO of Omran said, “The opening of the JW Marriott Muscat adds another dimension to OCEC and the wider Madinat Al Irfan development which are central to the Omani government’s strategy to diversify the national economy.”