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Destination Oman

Oman is like no place else on earth. With its well-deserved reputation for hospitality, Oman welcomes visitors and expatriates alike with open arms. It's no wonder this country is considered the Jewel of the Middle East.

 

OMAN HAS BEEN AT THE CROSSROADS OF TRADE AND COMMERCE FOR THOUSANDS OF YEARS. BUT THERE'S SO MUCH MORE.
CNN's On Oman report explores the country's competitive industries and positioning for logistics excellence in the region. Watch as countrymen speak with pride of their beloved Oman.

 "There is just so much untouched area in Oman. Just be able to go in and explore it! I think the most unique thing is the friendliness of the people. The hospitality of the people. I find Omanis are natural at hosting and making people feel welcome and they want to show their country." 
~ Taimur Al Said, Owner of Hud Hud Travels and TAISM parent.

Well Positioned

  • In the top 28% of countries in the UN’s Human Development Index (HDI)

  • 6th safest country in the world according to the World Economic Forum’s Latest Global Competitive Index Report

  • High State of Peace ranking from the Global Peace Index 2023 (#48 out of 163 - up 18 ranking points from last year. The U.S. is #131.

  • #8 in the World Health Organization’s rankings of the World’s Health Systems
  • Thinking about an international move? In its 2023 Expat Insider Report, the world's largest global Expat networking organization, InterNations, places Oman at #12 of the best places in the world for Expats to live and work!"

DISCOVERING AN OMANI PARADISE

As reported in a recent  New York Times feature, "Oman's capital, Muscat, offers opulent culture, but it is the mountains and the sea that bedazzle."

Read how one intrepid reporter explored beyond the country's more than 2000 miles of magnificent coastline to discover the full abundance of Oman's natural wonders.

IMAGINE LIVING AND WORKING IN A PLACE WHERE 'QUALITY OF LIFE' IS MORE THAN JUST A NOTION.

As reported by Internations, Expats are singing praises to Oman for its friendly and welcoming locals, affordable healthcare system, excellent education facilities, and work-life balance. Find out more about why Oman is ranked among the best countries to live and work for Expats in 2023.

Muscat and More

What's life like in Muscat? According to Mercer, one of North America's largest consulting firms, a major influence cementing Muscat's appeal for Expats is its standing as one of the most cost-effective places to live and work in the Middle East. The 2023 Cost of Living City Ranking considers factors such as housing, transportation, food, clothing, household goods and entertainment in its annual review of 227 countries across five continents. We're happy to say that our city continues to outpace the rankings of all other locales across the region.

Things to Do

According to InterNations, the world's largest global expat networking organization, 96% of expats feel safe in the Sultanate, compared with 81% globally. Check out these resources to find your unique community in Oman.

As expatriate residents of Oman, we feel safe and welcomed in this beautiful country where our family continues to enjoy camping, biking, and hiking in the endless natural wonders that the country has to offer. 
Carey Johnson, MS Science Teacher