In Conversation with Her Excellency
In October 2020, Connections Head of Marketing & Communications Gemma Fitchett talks to Her Excellency Maitha Al Mahrouqi, Undersecretary for Oman Ministry of Heritage & Tourism about the status in Oman and the GCC.
Dressing conservatively is appreciated, with clothing that covers knees and shoulders are required for men and women.
Men are advised to wear long-sleeved tops and pants.
Shorts are acceptable, although long pants are more preferred.
Men’s tops and t-shirts must cover their shoulders.
Women are advised to wear loose clothing.
Shoulders and arms must covered at all times.
Avoid wearing strapless tops and dresses.
Dresses and skirts should be knee-length or longer.
Wearing long pants is also acceptable.
Women are also advised to carry a shawl at all times to use for covering your hair, especially when visiting religious and conservative areas.
Connections Oman Experiences
At Connections, we’re dedicated to creating the best possible environment to help our buyers and suppliers create deep, lasting business relationships.
Connections Experiences are intended to act as an enhancement to the tabletop introductory meetings. As soon as you meet, we encourage you to try and activity together. However, the choice is yours!
Monday Morning at Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel:
- Omani Dates & Coffee
- Hosted Tour of Al Bustan Palace
- Tales of the Seafaring Past
- Majid Trading & Khazana shop for Village Arts & Crafts
- Amouage Shop for Amouage Perfumes
- Hotel Spa Boutique
Monday Afternoon at the Royal Opera House Muscat:
- Tour of the Royal Opera House and Musical Instruments
- Tour of the Auditorium
- Live Western Music Showcase
- Live Oriental Music Showcase
Tuesday Morning at Bait Al Zubair Museum:
- Omani Dagger Experience
- Frond Industry Experience
- Experience the Traditional Omani
- Omani Men’s Fashion Experience
- Omani Hospitality Experience
- Omani Frankincense Experience
- Omani Music Experience
- Omani Henna Experience
Tuesday Afternoon at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah:
- Camel Rides on the Beach
- Meet the Turtle Ranger
- Frankincense Experience
- Walk on the Beach
- Classic Car Tour
- Chi the Spa Experience