Hamad International Airport (HIA) registered record March results with 21,842 aircraft movements and 177,325 tonnes of cargo handled, both contributing in successful conclusion of the first quarter (Q1) of this year.
Ahead of its opening this summer, Mondrian Doha has partnered with ESPA to launch what is expected to become one of the largest ESPA-branded spas in the world and the first of its kind in Qatar.
SET IN ASPIRE ZONE, THE HEART OF QATAR’S SPORTS SCENE, MUSA AL NAMMARI, DIRECTOR, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, MÖVENPICK HOTEL AL AZIZIYAH DOHA, SHOWCASES THE VALUE OF SPORTS TOURISM TO QATAR AND THE MIDDLE EAST.
The properties will be unveiled at Arabian Travel Market (ATM), on April 24 – 27, where existing and new brands in key territories within the region will be showcased.
Khaled Shafik has been named as director of sales and marketing for Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park as well as the upcoming Holiday Inn Doha – The Business Park.
"By winning top honours across a broad range of categories, the Oryx Rotana team demonstrated the diversity of our restaurant menus where guests can enjoy superb dining from around the world.
JOSEPH COUBAT has been named by Rotana as area vice president for Qatar, Lebanon, Kuwait, Turkey, Congo and Syria, and as general manager of Gefinor Rotana Beirut.
The start of Qatar’s cruise season was marked with the two-day docking of what is said to be the largest privately owned yacht, The World.
During the recent Great GM Debate in Dubai, Ferghal Purcell, general manager, The Ajman Palace Hotel, emphasised the increasing importance of the MICE segment to the region.
In an effort to promote Qatar as a top stopover destination, Qatar Airways, Qatar Tourism Authority and the Ministry of Interior have collaborated to revise the country's transit visa scheme, allowing passengers to stay for up to 96 hours without the need to apply for an entry visa.