Breaking Travel News reporting live from ITB Berlin 2014
Qatar Tourism Authority ( QTA ) is leading the largest ever Qatari delegation of officials and representatives of government authorities and major hotels and top destination management companies in Qatar at this year’s International Tourism Bourse (ITB) Berlin, the biggest European travel trade show, held from 5 to 9 March and expected to attract more than 10,000 exhibitors from 180 countries and more than 170,000 senior travel professionals, government officials and international media to discover the latest industry opinion and trends at ITB Berlin.
Lead by QTA , a new state-of-the-art Qatar Pavilion featuring design and features to showcase the best of Qatar and position Qatar as the world’s new destination and as a central hub in the region for business, leisure, culture, education and sport. QTA will focus on holding buyer meetings and interacting with counterparts in the German and European tourism industry during their stay to raise interest in Qatar as a destination for business and leisure travel.
Mr Rashed Al Qurese, Marketing Director of QTA , said “This is a sophisticated market with discerning travelers actively seeking new and different vacation experiences. We are seeing a very encouraging growth in interest from the German market and are confident that Qatar has what it takes to meet and exceed the expectations of visitors from this part of the world.”
Qatar Tourism Authority is considered the World’s Leading Business Travel Destination by the prestigious World Travel Awards