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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
The Qatar National Convention Centre, which was named Middle East’s Leading Exhibition & Convention Centre by the World Travel Awards 2012, has just celebrated its first anniversary in the company of Heads of State and delegations attending the United Nations Conference on Climate Change.
With the United Nations Climate Change Conference starting in Doha, Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) is ready to greet more than 10,000 visitors each day. The various teams at QNCC have finalised preparations for the arrival of delegates and visitors from around the globe, who are attending COP18/CMP8.
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.
Qatar National Convention Centre is poised to attract more international and regional events, QNCC’s birector of business development, Trevor McCartney has said. The award-winning Centre is a member of Qatar Foundation.