Qatar News

Shafiq Nasiruddin, general manager, Regency Travel & Tours

Shafiq Nasiruddin, general manager, Regency Travel & Tours

9 November 2018 Videos

Having taken the title of World’s Leading Travel Agency at the World Travel Awards last year, Breaking Travel News here chats with Shafiq Nasiruddin, general manager of Regency Travel & Tours, about what the honour means to him. Speaking at World Travel Market in London he also tells us what the company offers to the fast-developing tourism sector in Qatar.

sbe to debut in Middle East as Mondrain Doha prepares to open

sbe to debut in Middle East as Mondrain Doha prepares to open

3 August 2017 Hotel News

sbe has opened reservations for Mondrian Doha, marking its first hotel in the Middle East and the introduction of the Mondrian brand to the region. In addition to Mondrian Doha, sbe is set to open two more hotel properties in Dubai in 2018, and a number of their award-winning culinary concepts, Katsuya and Cleo, in Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, and Kuwait by 2020.

Gulf Air suspends flights to Qatar

Gulf Air suspends flights to Qatar

6 June 2017 Airline News

Gulf Air has confirmed the suspension of its multiple daily service between Bahrain and Doha until further notice. The move comes as Bahrain and a number of other Middle Eastern nations cut ties with Qatar.

Mondrian Doha set for soft launch this spring

Mondrian Doha set for soft launch this spring

22 February 2017 Hotel News

sbe, a leading privately-held lifestyle hospitality company, will open its first hotel in the Middle East with the launch of Mondrian Doha, Qatar in the spring. This soft opening will set the stage for Mondrian Doha’s grand opening celebration, which follows in late September, and promises to be an outstanding showcase of the property.

Hamad International sees sharp increase in passenger numbers

Hamad International sees sharp increase in passenger numbers

Hamad International Airport has welcomed 17.6 million passengers during the first half of 2016, registering a growth of more than 20 per cent compared to the 14.6 million passengers served during the same period last year, setting a new passenger record for the airport. HIA also saw a significant increase in aircraft operations from January to June with a total of 118,069 movements, which represents a 17 per cent increase in aircraft take-offs and landings at the airport, compared to the same period in 2015.