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IATA AGM 2014: Doha to take centre stage

IATA AGM 2014: Doha to take centre stage

2 June 2014 Focus

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.

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: Qatar Airways opens Hamad International Airport to the world

IATA AGM 2014: Qatar Airways opens Hamad International Airport to the world

30 May 2014 Airline News

Qatar Airways has commenced flight operations from Hamad International Airport, a historic move that will enable passengers to enjoy a comprehensive Qatar Airways’ five-star experience at the world’s newest international gateway. The move also means all commercial passenger airlines operating into Qatar will be arriving and departing from Hamad International Airport.

Breaking Travel News spotlight on: Qatar

Breaking Travel News spotlight on: Qatar

18 November 2013 Focus

With so much attention focused on the successful hosting of the FIFA World Cup 2022, it is easy to forget there is so much happening right here in Qatar right now. Here Breaking Travel News brings you all the latest developments from this fast emerging tourism hotspot.

QNCC announces international intentions with advertising push

QNCC announces international intentions with advertising push

22 April 2013 Travel Events News

With a host of high profile events under its belt, the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) has launched its new advertising campaign that captures the aspiration of the centre in becoming an epicentre for prestigious regional and international conferences, exhibitions and events. It aims to be the platform for industry leaders, experts, scholars and the greatest minds of the century to congregate and implement decisions affecting the world.

Hamad International Airport opening delayed again

Hamad International Airport opening delayed again

3 April 2013 Airline News

The opening of the new $15.5 billion Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar has been delayed again. The new airport, originally scheduled to open last year, was set to open on April 1st but remains closed after failing a last minute safety inspection.

Regency Travel and Tours unveils highlights of Qatar

Regency Travel and Tours unveils highlights of Qatar

23 March 2013 Tourism News

As the burgeoning city of Qatar rapidly advances becoming ever more attractive to local, regional and international tourists, Regency Travel and Tours - named World’s Leading Travel Agency by the World Travel Awards in 2012 - has unveiled a new hand-guide to the country’s top excursions .

Qatar resumes flights to Yangon

Qatar resumes flights to Yangon

5 October 2012 Airline News

Qatar Airways today marked the resumption of flights to Yangon after a four-year absence with the launch of scheduled services to Myanmar’s largest city. The middle eastern carrier will operate thrice-weekly non-stop scheduled flights into Yangon from its Doha hub, flying an Airbus 319 aircraft in a two-class configuration offering eight seats in Business and 102 in Economy.