The Middle East, in which numerous ancient civilizations and religions were born, is guaranteed to provide unlimited sight-seeing opportunities for lucky travellers. Fortunately, there are a number of luxury boutique hotels with all of the modern comforts to enjoy while visiting this history-soaked region—in fact, they are destinations in themselves! Take a peek inside some of the Cradle of Civilization’s classiest accommodations before making your choice.
The economic development of a country is generally driven by a handful of industries (or in many cases by a single industry) that propel the economy forward. In the case of Oman’s economy, growth has been a function of the discovery, production and sale of the most abundant natural endowment in the region—oil.