Travel, Tourism & Hospitality

Sheraton Oman Hotel: A Mice destination

As Oman continues to establish itself globally as a favourable destination for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (Mice), Sheraton Oman Hotel, located in Muscat, offers customised packages catering to global, regional and local conventions with an equally impressive portfolio of venues and cutting edge technology.   

The hotel presents a full spectrum of nine meeting spaces, two state-of-the-art board rooms and one versatile ballroom spanning across nearly 12,650-sq-ft inspired to host large scale meetings, special occasions, dinners, cocktail gatherings, business events and more. Equipped with modern audio-visual technology, the grand ballroom can host up to 1,000 guests for a reception-style event and 750 guests for a banquet setting. With a total of 11 meeting rooms, the venue offerings are equipped to meet the demand of multiple meeting venues.
 
Anand Ganesan, general manager, Sheraton Oman Hotel, said: “A definitive address for business milestones and celebrations alike, our bouquet of exemplary meeting venues complemented by bespoke menus and personalised service, our team of experts support guests at every step for effortless planning and a successful event. Gala dinners, themed breaks or any special request to suit the meeting experience is executed with perfection to surpass meeting goals."  

He added: “We are well poised to support Oman government’s effort to promote the country’s Mice potential at an international level. With the country positioned for a long-term, major growth in the Mice segment, our technology savvy and modern facilities will continue to add immense value to the sector. The hotel is a favourable site for Mice events and for guests seeking a comfortable and luxurious stay.”

Sheraton Oman, the tallest building in the country, has played a key role in shaping the hospitality sector in Oman since it first started business in 1985. The hotel has been a landmark in Muscat for more than three decades ensuring guests can experience more in the heart of the city. The hotel features 230 modern and spacious rooms, including 27 suites with panoramic views of the Al Hajar mountain range. Showcasing interiors with distinctive touches of Omani culture, all rooms are outfitted with the Sheraton brand’s signature amenities and services. Combining state-of-the-art functionality, Sheraton Oman ensures guests the highest levels of hospitality at a global standard.

The hotel offers excellent catering and banquet services for meetings and events. Its themed breaks are designed to make any event a truly memorable and personalised experience, no matter how large or small. Tailor-made breaks add a distinctive touch to meetings or conferences and themes include healthy drinks and light bites, traditional and contemporary cuisine, or any premise as per demand. The hotel offers one of Muscat’s most accommodating conference floors with flexible table set-ups as requested.

Offering a refined culinary experience through its restaurants and lounges, the hotel offers exceptional choices. The Courtyard is its all-day dining venue, featuring live cooking stations and lavish buffets that tempt the most discerning diners. Asado, its South American Steakhouse, is the perfect venue for savouring delicious steaks and other grilled meats. Turbine & Taps, an industrial-style restaurant and lounge is inspired from an era where service, industry and engineering were at the forefront of innovation. The Tea Library is Sheraton Oman’s beautiful tearoom with a wider restaurant offering. With an assortment of exotic collection of teas, baked goods, pastries, fresh juices, mocktails, milkshakes and more, there’s something for everyone at the Tea Library.

Oman being ranked high among the world's top travel destination, there are plenty of outdoor activities to indulge in at beaches, deserts, mountains, water springs, valleys, islands, lagoons. Sailing, surfing, kite boarding, scuba diving, snorkelling, dolphin watching, cruising, hiking - there is much to discover in Oman outside of the meeting and conference itinerary. 

Located in the heart of the financial and business district of Muscat, the hotel is within walking distance from the key financial institutions, Central Bank of Oman, Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry and many corporate offices. Synonym for five-star hospitality for over three decades, it is a perfect choice for the discerning tourist to experience Muscat. The hotel is closely located to important destinations including Muttrah Souq, Muttrah Corniche, Al Alam Palace, National Museum of Oman and Royal Opera House Muscat. - TradeArabia News Service