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Bank Muscat and Roumaan join hands to launch online shopping festival

MUSCAT, 28 January 2015 – Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate, and popular online shopping portal Roumaan have joined hands to launch a first-of-its-kind online shopping festival. The 10-day shopping bonanza commences on 1 February and runs until 10 February.

The #OnlineFestival is the biggest online shopping sensation in Oman offering 1000 unbeatable deals to be availed exclusively through www.roumaan.com/onlinefestival for Bank Muscat cardholders.

Tariq Atiq, AGM – Cards & eBanking, Bank Muscat, said: “Bank Muscat is delighted to join hands with Roumaan to launch the unique shopping, leisure and entertainment event targeted at the largest banking family in Oman. Complementing the culture of e-Payment in the Sultanate, #OnlineFestival is designed to accommodate the best interests of all Bank Muscat cardholders. The exciting online shopping festival offers a rewarding experience, reinforcing the benefits of convenience and security that electronic payments provide for Bank Muscat cardholders. The festival has created an exclusive opportunity for the bank customers to benefit from exciting promotions and offers."

All Bank Muscat cardholders can either make the payment online or avail Roumaan's 'card on delivery' service where customers can swipe their Bank Muscat cards when the product is delivered at their doorstep. Conceived as a family affair for Bank Muscat cardholders, the unique shopping festival reflects the bank's commitment to encourage the secure and convenient use of electronic payments in Oman. In recognition of the electronic channel services, Bank Muscat won the coveted Sultan Qaboos Award for Excellence in e-Government 2014.

Aqeel Munam Sulaiman, CEO of Salman Corporation, said: “Roumaan has made online shopping popular with its trusted website catering to the tastes and needs of different segments of the market. In just a year since its inception, Roumaan has received a great response and it is our constant endeavor to introduce new and exciting offers. The new year campaign is a great way to keep the spirit of celebration alive amongst customers."

Be it a discount on favorite luxury brands or even a great package for an exotic trip, #OnlineFestival has it all. The festival has lined up attractive offers for products and services ranging from electronic gadgets to exciting deals on movie tickets. Food lovers, health and beauty conscious people or even real estate and automobile enthusiasts have exciting offers as part of #OnlineFestival.