FAQS

How much does a conference ticket cost?

Conference tickets are available to purchase for USD$4,300. Tickets are available through Eventbrite, our ticketing system, by clicking here.

What does a conference ticket include?

-Access to the Welcome Reception on 4th April 2017.

-Access to the Conference on 5th - 6th April 2017.

-Access to the Condé Nast International and Place Vendôme Qatar Party on 5th April 2017.

-Access to the Closing Party hosted and organised by Muscat Bay on 6th April 2017

-All documentation (e.g. conference guidebook, access to videos of conference sessions).

-Refreshments and lunches during the conference.

Does my ticket include accommodation and travel?

No, you will need to make your own travel and accommodation arrangements.

The conference will take place at the Al Bandar and Al Husn Hotels within the Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa.

A limited number of bedrooms at the Al Husn and Al Bandar Hotels within the Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort complex are available at special rates by clicking here or contacting the Shangri-La directly, quoting the code CON030417. Ms. Marissa Pegarum: marissa.pegarum@shangri-la.com / +968 24776267

Al Bandar Run of house: OMR 100 / night (+17% tax and service charge)

Al Husn Run of house: OMR 145 / night (+17% tax and service charge)

Please be sure to reserve rooms as soon as possible, in order to avoid disappointment. Additionally, suites and speciality rooms are available at special rates by contacting the hotel directly, as above.

As a Co-Lead Partner of the event, Oman Air is pleased to offer a 15% discount on Business Class tickets and a 10% discount on Economy Class tickets, exclusively for conference attendees for travel to Muscat during the month of April 2017. This discount is available by clicking the "By Air" link in our Travel Information page. Please note discounted tickets are in limited supply, and subject to availability at time of booking. Terms and conditions apply. Discounted fares are only available to registered attendees of the conference.

Does my ticket include a visa to enter Oman?

No, your ticket does not include a visa to enter Oman. Citizens of many nations (including but not limited to: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Ireland, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, The Netherlands, Norway, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, U.K., and the U.S.A.) are able to enter Oman and obtain a visa upon arrival for a nominal fee, without any preparations.

But it is your responsibility to check. If you have registered and require an official letter of invitation, please contact us at cniluxury@condenastint.com.

To check visa and entry requirements for Oman, please visit: http://www.omanair.com/en/travel-info/tourist-visa-to-oman and http://www.rop.gov.om/english/dg_pr_visas_tourist.asp or the website for the embassy or consulate of the Sultanate of Oman in your own country.

Is my registration transferrable or cancellable?

You are welcome to transfer your registration to a colleague at any time, free of charge. Cancellation and refund requests will be accepted, free of charge, until Friday, 10 February 2017. After that date, tickets will be non-refundable.

What will the weather be like?

Muscat will be warm and sunny. Average night-day temperature ranges in Muscat for early April are 24˚C-34˚C (75˚F-93˚F).

What is the conference language?

The official language of the conference is English.

What is the dress code?

-Welcome Reception (4th April 2017): Relaxed / Resort Business Casual (Please note the Welcome Reception takes place outdoors)

-Conference (5th - 6th April 2017): Business or National Dress

-Condé Nast International and Place Vendôme Qatar Party (5th April 2017): Cocktail or Kaftan Chic (When selecting footwear, please note the outdoor venue for the Party - Turtle Beach - is partially paved and partially lawn).

Do you offer group discounts?

We are happy to offer group discounts for bookings of five or more delegates. Please contact us for more details.

Other useful information

Currency: The Omani Rial (OMR) is pegged to the U.S. Dollar. 1 OMR is approximately 2.6 USD.

Electricity: 220-240 Volts, “Type G” British sockets.

Time zone: GMT +4 hours.

Other terms and conditions

The organisers reserve the right to refuse or cancel bookings. It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of the organisers to alter the content and timing of the programme, or the identity of the speakers. In the unlikely event of the conference being cancelled or postponed, the organisers are not liable for any costs incurred by delegates in connection with their attendance. The booking terms are subject to U.K. law.