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IATA AGM 2014 Profile: HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Qatar Museums

IATA AGM 2014 Profile: HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Qatar Museums

1 June 2014 Focus

Over the next few days Qatar will showcase some of its impressive cultural developments to aviation industry leaders who have gathered in Doha for the IATA Annual General Meeting. Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, chairperson of Qatar Museums, Doha Film Institute and Reach Out to Asia, has been among some of the thought leaders who have helped to create an exciting future for the stunning destination.

IATA AGM 2014: oneworld celebrates Gulf’s newest hub

IATA AGM 2014: oneworld celebrates Gulf’s newest hub

31 May 2014 Airline News

oneworld will be making a splash at this year’s IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM), which will see leaders of the world’s airline industry gather in Doha this weekend. Marking the occasion, oneworld is offering a discounted price for its Visit Middle East pass.

Qatar Airways joins oneworld

Qatar Airways joins oneworld

15 October 2013 Airline News

Qatar Airways has joined oneworld alliance, adding one of the world’s fastest growing and most highly rated airlines to the world’s fastest growing and most highly rated global airline alliance. Since them oneworld has also welcomed Brazil’s TAM Airlines, US Airways and SriLankan Airlines, completing the biggest membership expansion in oneworld’s history.

W Residences attracts elite travellers to Doha

W Residences attracts elite travellers to Doha

23 May 2013 Focus

Inspiring, iconic, innovative and influential, the W Residences at W Doha Hotel & Residences offer the ultimate insider access, from the brand’s passion for fashion, music and design happenings to all of the hotel’s services and amenities that trend-setters have come to love. In 2013, the team, led by director Rony Sahyouni, reports strong success, owing to a raft of tempting new guest experiences designed to energise the day and inspire the night.

Doha moves up ICCA rankings following latest investment

Doha moves up ICCA rankings following latest investment

Doha has strengthened its position among the most popular convention destinations in the world, with the Qatar capital moving from 49 positions to joint 111th. The city is now level with the established destinations of Florence, Riga and San Juan, in a list of over 360 participating cities in a recently released from the International Congress & Convention Association.

Alain Robert scales tallest building in Doha

Alain Robert scales tallest building in Doha

16 April 2012 Hotel News

French daredevil Alain Robert has scaled Doha’s tallest building, The Torch Doha in less than three hours. Robert, nicknamed “Spiderman”, scaled the 300 metre building without the use of a safety rope or harness. When it isn’t being used as a backdrop to gravity defying stunts, The Torch Doha hotel is the perfect place for guests looking to explore the city, boasting state-of-the-art sporting, leisure and spa facilities.

Doha International Airport selects security partner

Doha International Airport selects security partner

2 April 2012 Airline News

Smiths Detection has won a contract worth more than €100 million to supply all the main security scanning systems at the New Doha International Airport in Qatar. The order to equip one of the world’s most advanced airports includes a range of automatic x-ray and trace detection systems to screen passengers, hand luggage and checked-in bags for explosives, weapons and contraband.

Wyndham Grand Regency, Doha, moves into international spotlight

Wyndham Grand Regency, Doha, moves into international spotlight

12 February 2012 Focus

Wyndham Grand Regency, Doha, has been in the spotlight over the past few months, most recently reopening under the Wyndham Grand flag. Breaking Travel News sits down with Ayman Lotfy, general manager of the iconic property, to find out what is planned for Qatar’s Leading Hotel in 2012.

Qatar welcomes Doha Trade Fair 2012

Qatar welcomes Doha Trade Fair 2012

The Doha Exhibitions Center’s main hall was packed with visitors, shopping lovers and souvenir collectors looking for special treasures on the opening day of the Doha Trade Fair 2012 – Qatar’s biggest shopping carnival of the year. The event comes during an exciting period for Qatar, with the World Travel Awards Grand Final set to take place in the destination on January 11th.