Mussanah: Driving tourism growth in the South Al Batinah Governorate, Millennium Resort Musannah by Omran, Oman’s Tourism Management Company, joined hands with Oman National Transport Company ‘Mwasalat’ to link the award-winning property to the Sultanate’s growing public bus network.
As part of the agreement, public transportation from Mwasalat will provide tourists and residents in Muscat with a service to and from the resort seven days a week starting on February 2, 2018.
The new service connects Millennium Resort Musannah to Muscat through Route 42. The buses depart from Muscat three times daily, leaving at 07.30 AM, 11.30 AM and 15.30 PM, and arriving at the resort by respectively 09.00 AM, 13.00 PM and 17.20 PM.
The route subsequently departs from Millennium Resort Musannah at 09.30 AM, 13.30 PM, and 17.30 PM, arriving to Muscat at 11.00 AM, 15.00 PM and 19.00 PM.
Christoph Schleissing, General- Manager of Millennium Resort Musannah, said, we are now more accessible to visitors looking to experience the award-winning hospitality we provide. By offering a direct link to prospective guests, we are taking our unique combination of prime location and convenience to even greater heights.”
He added, “Tying up with Mwasalat joins the launch of Oman’s first Zip Line on our long-list of services developed in 2017 to cater to the needs of our guests. With the completion our Floating Aqua Park, residents of the Sultanate and visitors from all countries will soon have even more reasons to come and enjoy the fun-filled adventures that are transforming experiences in the South Al Batinah Governorate.”
Millennium Resort Musannah seamlessly blends Oman’s renowned hospitality with international comfort, welcoming guests to a world of relaxation.
Its athletic facilities include a 50-metre Olympic lap pool, an outdoor fitness park, floodlit football pitches and tennis courts, as well as a superbly equipped Fitness Club and the-state of art Zayna Spa. Additionally, Oman Sail operates from the Resort’s 54-berth marina and on-site Dive Centre, enabling guests to enjoy a range of water sports.
Ahmed al Balushi Mwasalat’s CEO, said, “Throughout the world, the growing ties between tourism and public transportation are helping drive visitor numbers by offering greater diversity and more reliable connections. Our partnership with Millennium Resort Musannah highlights our determination to incorporate best practices into Oman’s tourism strategy and strengthen the Sultanate’s proposition as a year-round destination of choice.”
Tickets on Mwasalat’s new highly affordable routes can be purchased from any of the company’s offices or directly from bus drivers. One-way trip from Muscat to the resort will cost just RO 3, while travellers from Barka, will be charged RO 1.5.