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Traveling to the Conference

Where is the conference to be held?
A: The conference will take place in the Al Bandar Hotel of the Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Hotel Resort. For more information about the hotel please visit: www.shangri-la.com/muscat. A two-night reservation has been made under your name at the hotel for the nights of November 9th and November 10th. Your reservation includes a standard room, all meals, and all beverages during your two-day stay.

Please note that all extra services such as telephone calls, Internet connection, laundry, spa, mini bar, prepaid movies, and purchases made at the shops are not included.


Q: How do I get from Muscat International airport to the Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Hotel
A: We have arranged several free pick-ups that will depart the airport at the following times:

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When you arrive at the airport, pick up your luggage (if necessary) and go to the arrivals lobby. Look for a person holding this sign:



If your arrival falls outside of these times then taxis are available for 15RO. Ask for: Al Bandar Hotel of the Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Hotel Resort.

The travel time from the airport to the hotel is approx. 45mins


Q: What is the weather like in Muscat in November?
A: The average temperature in November in Muscat is between 22 °C and 30°C at this time of the year. However, we do recommend carrying a sweater or light jacket as conference rooms will be air-conditioned.


Q: I have dietary restrictions. Who should I notify?
A: Please email Charlotte Ellis at charlotte.ellis@cengage.com with a detailed description of your dietary needs as soon as possible.


Q: What type of clothes should I pack?
A: The attire is business casual at all meetings, events, and dinners. Please note that rooms will be air-conditioned so a light sweater or jacket would be appropriate. There is a gym and opportunities for walking on the beach and swimming in the pools or the warm Arabia Sea, so please pack accordingly if you are interested in participating in these activities.


Q: Once I arrive at the hotel, who can answer questions about the hotel or the amenities on offer?
A: Please contact reception for any questions about the hotel.