The Salalah Tourism Festival 2013 will be inaugurated on the second day of Eid al Fitr in August and will continue for 25 days, as per H E Sheikh Salim bin Aufait al Shanfari, head of Dhofar Municipality and head of the festival organising committee. The theme this year is ‘Oman
Although relatively new to the Sultanate of Oman, Muscat now has three 18 hole grass golf courses within easy reach of each other, with more expected to be launch in the near future. For those wanting to learn the game, each course also has an Academy staffed by qualified golf instructors who will be happy to guide you through the early stages. The climate makes golfing most popular in Oman between the months of September and May.