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Qatar Destination Brand launches at World Travel Market

Qatar Destination Brand launches at World Travel Market

Reaching a new milestone on its journey towards achieving its vision for 2030, Qatar Tourism Authority has unveiled the Qatar Destination Brand, enhancing and accelerating efforts to promote the nation globally. The brand was unveiled to global audiences at the World Travel Market in London, the world’s most highly attended global expo for all-things tourism, ensuring maximum exposure.

Ascott enters $600m fund with Qatar Investment Authority

Ascott enters $600m fund with Qatar Investment Authority

The Ascott has entered into a 50:50 joint venture with Qatar Investment Authority to set up a US$600 million serviced residence fund with an initial focus on the Asia Pacific and Europe regions. This is Ascott’s largest private equity fund to date. With a target to launch six new funds with total assets under management of up to S$10 billion by 2020, this joint venture is part of CapitaLand’s efforts to further grow its fund management business and pursue market opportunities with a stable of blue chip capital partners.

Mohammed Saeed Al-Bloshi, Qatar Expo 2015 pavilion director

Mohammed Saeed Al-Bloshi, Qatar Expo 2015 pavilion director

9 June 2015 Videos

Qatar is seeking to show its commitment to safe, healthy and convenient food at Expo Milan 2015. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole takes to pavilion director Mohammed Saeed Al-Bloshi about the destination’s committed to building a culture of healthy living through the promotion of scientific research into the responsible management of water and the precious resources of its land.

Breaking Travel News interview: Mohammed Saeed Al-Bloshi, Qatar Expo 2015 pavilion director

Breaking Travel News interview: Mohammed Saeed Al-Bloshi, Qatar Expo 2015 pavilion director

Qatar is seeking to show its commitment to safe, healthy and convenient food at Expo Milan 2015. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole takes to pavilion director Mohammed Saeed Al-Bloshi about the destination’s committed to building a culture of healthy living through the promotion of scientific research into the responsible management of water and the precious resources of its land.

Doha to welcome Art for Tomorrow conference to Qatar

Doha to welcome Art for Tomorrow conference to Qatar

13 March 2015 Travel Events News

A major international conference on culture and economics will bring together some of the world’s top names in the arts, architecture and urban planning in Doha this weekend. The ‘Art for Tomorrow’ conference, organised by the International New York Times in partnership with Qatar Museums and the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage, will study the role of art and architecture in building communities, developing commerce and enriching lives.

Qatar Tourism looks forward to bright 2015

Qatar Tourism looks forward to bright 2015

Located on the shores of the Arabian Peninsula, Qatar combines year-round sunshine, a clean and safe environment, sightseeing and shopping opportunities with a wide range of top-class accommodation options and recreational and sporting activities, making the destination attractive to visitors of all tastes. In 2015 Qatar is set to raise the bar of luxury with openings set to put the country in the spotlight - from leading restaurants to opulent hotels, rapidly enhancing the international reputation of Qatar as a fast-emerging luxury tourist destination.

Hamad International Airport off to flying start in Qatar

Hamad International Airport off to flying start in Qatar

29 October 2014 Airline News

Hamad International Airport, Qatar’s new world-class gateway to the world, today announced an increase in its monthly passenger statistics compared to those at Doha International Airport. HIA saw a ten per cent passenger increase through its doors in September 2014 compared to September 2013 at DIA.

Qatar reveals record visitor numbers as tourism surges

Qatar reveals record visitor numbers as tourism surges

27 October 2014 Focus

Qatar Tourism Authority has released figures today showing that the tourism industry in Qatar continues its strong performance. The data were released in QTA’s first half 2014 report, covering the period from January to June and comparing performance to the same period 2013. All key indicators of the tourism sector demonstrated improvement and growth, with capital Doha setting the trend.