InterContinental Hotels Group, one of the world’s leading hotel companies and Oman Tourism Development Company (OMRAN) has announced the opening of Crowne Plaza at Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre in Muscat. The newly opened hotel will be the second Crowne Plaza in the capital and the fifth in Oman, demonstrating the increasing popularity of the brand in the Sultanate. The 296-room hotel is conveniently located 10 minutes from the New Muscat International Airport and is a part of the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre (OCEC) project. OCEC is Muscat’s state-of-the-art commercial hub for business and international events. The hotel also boasts a selection of five dining options including ‘Mosaic’ that offers an all-day menu and ‘Charm Thai’ that offers an authentic taste of Thailand in an ambient environment.