Said Al Qasmi, Head of the OCEC
Project, OMRAN, said: "We are thrilled that our efforts have been recognised by such a prestigious body.
Pascal Gauvin, chief operating officer, India, Middle East & Africa, IHG said, "We are delighted to celebrate the opening of our second Crowne Plaza in Muscat, especially as it augments the city's latest development, the OCEC
in Madinat Al Irfan.
Commenting on the new hotel, he said, The opening of the Crowne Plaza Muscat OCEC
showcases the significant progress in Omans MICE sector.
In the near to mid-term, the centre will attract a steady stream of business travellers to the city and as Omran, together with its Omani pension fund partners continue to develop the centre's retail, recreational and hospitality features, the OCEC
will also attract more leisure travelers, creating a new destination and unique experiences that will benefit the social and economic growth of the sultanate.
Exhibitions are a great way of bringing together businesses and forming partnerships, and event organisers are increasingly looking for new and attractive destinations - so Omran's new offering with OCEC
has enormous global potential, which is incredibly exciting for the
As our financing partner for the new Crowne Plaza hotel at the OCEC
precinct, Bank Sohar is playing an important role in the development of one of the most comprehensive and modern conference and exhibition centres in the region.
A contract for building a 3,100-seat capacity main auditorium and banquet halls, part of the OCEC
project, is also expected to be awarded before the year-end.
Gloria Valero: La primera actividad que recuerdo en cuanto a la iniciacion del OCEC
, tiene que ver con la V Jornada Academica Internacional, desarrollada en la Universidad Santo Tomas en el ano 2009, que abordo el tema de la formacion profesional contable y conto con la participacion de conferencistas nacionales que venian trabajando en esta tematica, como el profesor John Cardona y la profesora Alejandra Patino.
has hosted more than 184 regional and international events and conferences to date, with more than 50 future events already confirmed, including the World Cancer Congress in 2020.
Complete with a food festival, Season's Market, thrilling games and live entertainment from some of winter's favourite characters, OCEC
- Madinat al Irfan will create a unique experience for the whole family to enjoy.
Crowne Plaza Muscat OCEC
comprises 296 rooms, in addition to meeting, event, and food and beverage (F&B) facilities.