As football fans all over the globe prepare to fly to Qatar for the biggest tournament of the year, Etihad Airways released a new comedy film featuring some famous football supporters, and a mystery VIP, on a flight to Doha.
Dusit Hotel & Suites – Doha makes its grand debut offering luxurious accommodation and unique dining experiences in the city’s stylish West Bay district – and an ideal base for football fans during FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022
Qatar Duty Free, a fully owned subsidiary of FIFA Partner Qatar Airways, is proud to announce that it has been named as Official Retail Store for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM. This includes a license to exclusively sell all FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM merchandise in the fan zones and at all eight spectacular stadiums hosting the matches in Qatar.
Earlier today at the Future Hospitality Summit (FHS) in Dubai, Aleph Hospitality announced that it is solidifying its presence in the Middle East with the signing of the company’s first hotel management agreement in Doha, Qatar, and the planned opening of its Saudi Arabia office.
Under the patronage of His Excellency Mr. Jassim Bin Saif Al-Sulaiti, Minister of Transport. Qatar Airways will host the biggest gathering of the aviation industry’s financial leaders since before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
General Manager of soon-to-open Andaz Doha, Thibault de Vries has appointed his leadership team for the new 5-star property. He will be supported by Christina Valentine as Director of Operations, Evoy Pinto, Director of Human Resources and Ashwani Vyas, Director of Food & Beverage.
When it comes to new airports – or even expansion at existing ones – the Gulf is no mood to slow down. Saudi Arabia is en route to adding more, keeping in mind the unprecedented push the Kingdom is giving to travel and tourism. And keeping in mind the new airline that should soon hit the skies.
MSC Cruises will christen its new ship MSC World Europa in Doha on 13 November ahead of the vessel’s maiden season in the Middle East.
Premium private aviation company RoyalJet Abu Dhabi has announced match-day flights to Doha. RoyalJet has “launched these flights for football fans to not only provide for the high demand but also allow fans to travel at their convenient times on match days and return the same day if they wish”, the company said
The Oberoi Group has entered into management contracts for two new luxury properties in Qatar. The first will be a 250 key luxury hotel in the West Bay area of Doha, while the second, 148 key hotel, will be a luxury serviced apartment building located in Lusail, Doha. Planning of both the projects is well under way and construction will commence early next year with completion of both projects in mid-2018.
Hamad International Airport has reported an increase in its monthly passenger statistics compared to those at the old Doha International Airport (DIA). HIA saw an 11.36% passenger increase through its doors in July 2014 compared to July 2013. A total of 2,160,843 travellers departed, transferred and arrived into Qatar during July 2014.
With awe inspiring architecture, a collection of world beating museums, and a rapidly growing program of events and activities, Qatar is fast establishing itself as the cultural hub of the Middle East. With so much attention focused on the successful hosting of the FIFA World Cup 2022, it is also easy to forget there is so much happening right here in Qatar right now. As the International Air Transport Association prepares to convene in capital Doha for the 70th Annual General Meeting, Breaking Travel News here takes a look at what is on offer in the destination.