Oman - Culture Smart!

The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Nicole Brewer


The Sultanate of Oman, long regarded as one of the more mysterious countries of the Arabian Peninsula, is finally getting more of the attention it so deserves. An ancient land with a rich history and dramatic landscapes, Oman was largely cut off from the modern world until the accession to the throne of Sultan Qaboos in 1970. Since then this peaceful country has developed slowly but deliberately, placing a strong emphasis on retaining its cultural heritage while moving into the hi-tech era.

Culture Smart! Oman opens the door to this fascinating and complex country, where traditional values coexist cheerfully with all the trappings of modern life. Here, the gentle pace of life contrasts greatly with life in the West and those that take the time to get to know the people of this land, their values, and their way of life, will find that they are greatly enriched.

Pace Yourself

Omanis value good relationships above time, and for the Western visitor this may take some getting used to. A relaxed attitude when it comes to the pace of both business and daily life is essential here.

Book Details:

    • ISBN: 9781787023512
    • Format: Paperback
    • Page count: 200
    • Dimensions: 171 x 108 x 13mm
    • Published at: £10.99 / $14.99/ CAN $19.99