AS QATAR AIMS TO DIVERSIFY ITS SOURCE MARKETS, THOMAS FEHLBIER, AREA GENERAL MANAGER, QATAR, BANANA ISLAND RESORT DOHA BY ANANTARA, REVEALS HOW ITS LUXURY OFFERING ATTRACTS GUESTS FROM ALL CORNERS OF THE GLOBE.

QATAR’S TOURISM INDUSTRY IS UNDERGOING A PERIOD OF RAPID TRANSFORMATION. DYAN ANDRADO, MANAGER, MANNAI HOLIDAYS, DESCRIBES WHAT MAKES THE COUNTRY UNIQUE AND REVEALS SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS THAT TRAVELLERS HAVE TO LOOK FORWARD TO.

THE MALDIVES IS AN ATTRACTIVE HOLIDAY GATEWAY FOR MIDDLE EASTERN TRAVELLERS, INCLUDING FAMILIES, WHO ENJOY ITS CLOSE PROXIMITY, LUXURIOUS PRIVATE ACCOMMODATION, HALAL-FRIENDLY OFFERINGS AND PLETHORA OF LEISURE ACTIVITIES.

OMAN’S RISING STATUS AS A BUSINESS DESTINATION WAS SIGNIFICANTLY ENHANCED WITH OPENING OF THE FIRST PHASE OF OMAN CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTRE (OCEC) IN OCTOBER 2016.

BOASTING CULTURAL SIMILARITY WITH THE MIDDLE EAST, THE MALDIVES ENJOY HIGH POPULARITY AMONG ARAB TRAVELLERS SEEKING AN ULTIMATE HOLIDAY RETREAT.

WHILE BEING A WELL-ESTABLISHED HOLIDAY DESTINATIONS AMONG EUROPEAN MARKETS, GREECE AND CYPRUS ARE BECOMING INCREASINGLY ATTRACTIVE TO MENA TRAVELLERS.