(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) New Year celebration is a magical time at Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel with an ambiance that fills guests with a sense of nostalgia and cheer.Inspired by 007, the countdown was a glamorous evening of adventure.Guests were invited to release lanterns into the sky at midnight, and made a wish for a happy and successful new year.In celebration of the most significant event in the Chinese Lunar calendar, the Chinese New Year, Al Bustan Palace will soon unveil a series of exciting dining and accommodation programmes for guests to rejoice the dawn of the Year of the Snake with friends and family.Al Bustan Palace is a recognised premier destination in Muscat and has established itself as a popular venue and attraction among all sections of local community, leisure travellers and business guests.For more information and advance reservations in any of the dining outlets, one can contact 968 24764000 or visit www.ritzcarlton.com/albustanpalace. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company of Chevy Chase, Maryland, currently operates 80 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean.More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, an award that originated in 1987. Its purpose is to promote the awareness of quality excellence, recognise quality achievements of companies and publicise successful quality strategies.The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has won awards in 1992 and 1999. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the US, 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company web site at www.ritzcarlton.com. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International.