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  • Friday, 06 Nov 2015 His Excellency Sayyid Badr Al Busaidi launches Empty Quarter Expedition Media Briefing

    In the presence of both the Qatari and British Ambassadors, His Excellency Sayyid Badr Al Busaidi, secretary general of the Ministry of Foreign Affairsrecently hosted a press conference at the Diplomatic Club in Muscat to formally launch the Crossing the Empty Quarter expedition, a 50 day...

  • Wednesday, 27 May 2015 OBO celebrates its sixth birthday at the Intercontinental Hotel in Muscat

    Under the auspices of Patron His Highness Sayyid Faisal bin Turki Al Said, and in the presence of The British Ambassador,Outward Bound Oman recently celebrated its sixth year of operations with an exclusive dinner for members of The Patrons Company. Senior representatives were present from...

  • Friday, 27 Feb 2015 Duqm Refinery joins The Patrons Company after signing ceremony with His Highness Sayyid Faisal bin Turki

    Yesterday sawaceremonyheld at the headquarters of Duqm Refinery in Muscat, where Outward Bound Oman Patron His Highness Sayyid Faisal bin Turki signed an agreement with Project Director Jacobus Nieuwenhuijze that saw Duqm Refinery become members of The Patrons Company, an exclusive group of...

  • Sunday, 18 Jan 2015 Vale, HSBC Bank Oman and Daleel Petroleum recreate historic journey from Duqm to Fahud

    Teams of staff representing the emerging talent from three of the leading companies in Oman are currently undertakinga majorchallenge across the heart of the nation, recreating a journey famous in the history of Oman that took place in 1953. Leaving Duqm, the teams are hauling a 4 wheeled cart...

  • Sunday, 07 Dec 2014 Professional Development courses for Oman Shipping Company

    Over 100 staff from Oman Shipping Company are taking part in a series of 3 day professional development courses with Outward Bound Oman. Results to date are impressive; 93% of all participants feel a more important part of their company, 100% considered that their relationships with colleagues...

  • Sunday, 14 Sep 2014 BP Oman signs major youth training agreement with Outward Bound Oman

    As part of their social investment programme, BP Oman Country Manager Dave Campbell yesterday signed an agreement with OBO Patron HH Sayyid Faisal bin Turki Al Said to fund 400 Omani young people to attend four daySkills for Employment and Entrepreneurial Skills courses with Outward Bound in the...

  • Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 Outward Bound Oman gears up for busiest four months ever!

    With staff now arriving back from summer leave and training courses, the office isnow gearingup for the start of what is going to be our busiest year since we were founded in 2009. Already we have 42 courses booked to take place between now and the end of December, a 50% increase on the same...

  • Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 Aspire Sporting Academy in Doha visits OBO

    OBO recently receiveda delegation from the Aspire sporting academy in Doha. The team observed a group of students from British International School Riyadh undertaking a course on Jebel Akdhar, and discussed ideas for future collaboration .... watch this space!

  • Sunday, 01 Jun 2014 Outward Bound Oman established as an NGO by Ministerial Decree

    Thanks to the generous support of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Al Said, ruler of Oman, Outward Bound Oman has recently been set up as an NGO under the Ministry of Social Development, by Ministerial Decree. Outward Bound Oman has also been granted land and funding to construct a number of National...

  • Wednesday, 21 May 2014 Outstanding feedback from Qatar Foundation course in Oman

    Our recent course with Hamad bin Khalifa University students from the Qatar Foundation was a great experience for both OBO instructors and the course participants - congratulations to all!