General Travel News

Natural history museum opens at Masirah Island

July 5 - Omran, the Government of Oman's tourism development and investment arm, yesterday announced the opening of a new Natural History Museum at Swiss-Belhotel Resort in Masirah Island.


The centre gives visitors the chance to learn more about the unique wildlife and marine environment surrounding Oman's largest island. The centre has already proved popular with hotel guests and with the local community, with more than 350 people visiting it so far, including VVIPs, dignitaries, ministers, and ambassadors.


The centre provides invaluable information about the wealth and diversity of the island's birdlife, its coral reef ecosystem and other wildlife.

More General Travel News
Emirates expecting over 500,000 arrivals into Dubai by early September
Kazakhstan's new tourist attraction - falconry
Summer in Turkey
Latest Travel News
Kazakhstan's new tourist attraction - fa...
Summer in Turkey...
Taif Season attracts more than 750,000 v...
Featured Sights To See
Pura Tana Lot:

Pura Tana Lot:

Bali, Indonesia

This is a small rock formation off the coast of Bali and is famous for the pilgrimage temple located there. Visitors have to pay an entrance fee which is worth every penny especially if you’re going to see the sunset. Purah Tana Lot Canggu  ...

Mount Lycabettus

Mount Lycabettus

Athens, Greece

This mountain provides the most stunning view of Athens. A cable car railway takes tourists to the summit.   Timings: Daily 9 A.M- 3 A.M Address: North East of Syntagma Square Admission: 4 EUR [ride to the top] Tel: 210-722-7065  ...

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

Cape Town, South Africa

This has to be one of the most stunning attractions in all of Cape Town. Another renowned tourist hot spot, these gardens are arguably amongst the top five most beautiful gardens in the world. Located on the slopes of Table Mountain, it is the ideal place for vacationers to unwind amidst this serene and beautiful setting. The different plant species that are grown here astonish visitors with the v...

Houston Museum of Natural Science

Houston Museum of Natural Science

Houston, United States

The Houston Museum of Natural Science is located in Hermann Park and hosts over 2 million visitors a year.  It has four floors of natural science halls and exhibits, a planetarium, butterfly center and IMAX theatre.  Throughout the year, the museum hosts numerous special events and exhibits. Address: 5401 Caroline Street, Museum District Tel: (713) 942 8000. Website: www.hmn...