List of hotels in Muscat area, some of which are at short driving distance from the conference venue, will be soon advertised. The hotels range from five-star accommodations to hotel apartments. List of hotels will be soon available on the conference website.
Social activities will include a Welcome Party and a Conference Banquet. A social program for participants and guests will offer a variety of excursions and visits. Detailed descriptions of tourism activities within the city of Muscat will be available to all participants.
Nationals of some countries can apply for e-visa on the website http://www.rop.gov.om. SQU will facilitate those who require a visa prior to arrival. For more information, please contact your nearest embassy, consulate or local travel agency well in advance before contacting our help desk to finalize your VISA arrangements.
Omani Rial (OMR) is the national currency (1 USD ~ 0.386 OMR). Major credit cards are accepted in all hotels, restaurants and shopping malls. Exchange offices and ATM machines are available easily.
During November, Muscat region typically enjoys dry and clear weather conditions, with temperatures between 26°C, (79°F) and 30°C (86°F) and the average rainfall is 10mm (0.4in).