Havas is a leading integrated advertising and communications agency with the unique distinction of being the first agency to be named as the "Global Agency of the Year" by both Advertising Age and Campaign in the same year.

Headquartered in New York City, Havas Worldwide is the largest unit of the Havas Group, a world leader in communications. With a team strength of more than 20,000 talents, it operates from 320 offices spread across 75 countries. In the Middle East, Havas Worldwide has offices in Muscat, Riyadh, Jeddah, Doha, Beirut, Kuwait arid Abu Dhabi with the regional headquarters in Dubai.

A joint venture between Havas Middle East and Ajit Khimji Group, Havas Muscat is one of the leading agency in Oman with a growing portfolio of global, regional and local brands.

Havas Muscat delivers effective, consistent and integrated communication solutions across domains to some of the best-loved brands in the country. Its methodical brand metrics assist in benchmarking brand equity, reputation, retention, perceptions and behaviours that can be tracked over time. Plus, the agency boasts of experience in categories as wide and diverse as banking, automobiles, telecom, FMCG, real estate, public sector enterprises, and retail amongst others.

For over 3 decades, staying ahead of the curve has been a part of the Havas DNA which reflects in the success it has achieved in all domains of communications - Strategic Planning, Creative, Digital, Social, Media planning & buying, PR, Events and Production.




Travelex is the world's largest non-bank provider of commercial cross-border payment services. The business provides international payment services for commercial and personal customers, with products comprising multi-currency spot contracts, forward contracts and options. The Global Business Payments division was created by merging Ruesch International, which was acquired in 2007, with Travelex's Commercial Foreign Exchange (CFX) division. In Oman, AKGC partners with Travelex and has four counters at Muscat International Airport and one in Seeb (off the airport).





With more than 600 stores in city centers and over 750 outlets at airports, train stations, hospitals and motorway services, WH Smith is a leading retailer of News, Books and Convenience items. The company has a growing international presence with over 200 stores across more than 60 airports worldwide, including: London Heathrow, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Doha, Abu Dhabi, Muscat, Delhi, Shanghai, Sydney and Melbourne. The company employs around 14,000 people.

WHSmith in partnership with Ajit Khimji Group from Oman operates seven stores at Muscat International Airport. The seven stores consist of five WHSmith News Books and Convenience (NBC) outlets, a landside convenience store “Express by WHSmith” and a dedicated souvenir store “Souq of Oman”.