History was made in 2010 when the world’s largest liner, Cunard’s flagship RMS Queen Mary 2 made her maiden visit at Port Sultan Qaboos. It was the first time a ship of such voluminous proportions entered the port of Oman.
April 2012 awaits 2 hugely iconic ocean liners QUEEN ELIZABETH and QUEEN MARY 2 to visit Muscat.
Both the vessels are arriving on Fridays and will be the centre of attraction at Corniche. This is a unique opportunity for the residents in Muscat to witness either the entry or sailing of these two majestic ships. Queen Elizabeth will arrive at Port Sultan Qaboos, on 06th April 2012 @ 0900 hours and will sail @ 1800 hours. Queen Mary 2 will arrive at Port Sultan Qaboos on 13th April 2012 @ 0900 hours and will sail @ 1800 hours.
Veronica is the Sultanate of Oman’s latest phenomenon. It is the first Floating Hotel located at the heart of Duqm Port.
Highlights of the Floating Hotel Veronica’s entertainment facilities include several multi-cuisine restaurants and bars, a fully equipped spa and gym, swimming pools, lounges, business centre, library, theatre, banquet and meeting facilities, a clinic and pharmacy and a salon.
200 well-furnished rooms ranging from luxury, deluxe, standard to serviced residences are available from RO 32 to RO 215.
From specialist Ship Management services through V Ships, Vessel husbanding by Khimji Ramdas Shipping LLC to Engine stores and supplies from Middle East Fuji Khimji’s the Khimji Ramdas Group has provided a consortium of services for day to day operations of the vessel.
Khimji’s House of Travel has been the web design and marketing communications agency for the project. Khimji Ramdas HRD has been closely involved in recruitment and training of the Ship personnel including housekeeping staff on board the ship.
The floating hotel Veronica in Duqm benefits both businessmen and workers and also provides an ideal place for tourists to explore the area.
Khmji’s Travel is keenly marketing some of the attractions that one can access while using Duqm as the base are The Rock Garden at Duqm, the fishing town of Ras Duqm, the Arabian Oryx Sanctuary and Raz Markaz which probably is the finest of Al Duqm’s natural treasures.