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Airline’s new home launches new age

Airline’s new home launches new age

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H.Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

At 9 am local time in Doha, Qatar Airways (QR) will move to the new Hamad International Airport as well as commence flight operations into the brand spanking new mega airport, which was built to ...

Burundi enacts new air services agreement with Qatar

Burundi gets more air connections Burundi enacts new air services agreement with Qatar

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Correspondent, Africa

(eTN) - The Burundi government has formally signed a new air service agreement with Qatar Airways, allowing the two national airlines (Qatar Airways and Air Burundi) to fly up to seven times a ...

The Qatar connection

air travel The Qatar connection

By Ted Macauley, eTN Correspondent

(eTN) - Qatar Airways may not be as big as its bigger brother to the south, Emirates, but that may not be such a bad thing.

Ecuador and Qatar to cooperate in tourism

‘Qatar-Ecuador Love Life’ Ecuador and Qatar to cooperate in tourism

DOHA, Qatar - Ecuador and Qatar are to work together on tourism and investment projects, Ecuador’s Minister of Tourism Freddy Ehlers announced in Doha yesterday.

Qatar attracting many tourists from Gulf Cooperation Council countries

Qatari Tourism Qatar attracting many tourists from Gulf Cooperation Council countries

DOHA, Qatar - Qatar has become one of the main tourist destinations for families in the GCC, many of whom like to spend their weekends in the country.

Qatar in alliance?

Qatar Airways invited to join oneworld Qatar in alliance?

By Ron Kuhlmann, Aviation Journalist

In a move many were certain would never occur, Qatar Airways has been invited to join oneworld and has accepted.

Tanzania Director of Wildlife sacked over illegal wildlife export

no-nonsense Minister fires several top officials Tanzania Director of Wildlife sacked over illegal wildlife export

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - Tanzania’s no-nonsense Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, Ambassador Khamis Kagesheki, announced today the sacking of several top officials in his ministry for their involvement ...

New law to give more powers to Qatar Tourism Authority

Qatar set to issue new tourism law New law to give more powers to Qatar Tourism Authority

ABU DHABI, UAE - Qatar is set to issue a new tourism law this month aimed at giving Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) more teeth to establish infrastructure ahead of the 2022 Football World Cup ...

At least 19 people die in Qatar shopping mall fire

Villaggio shopping mall fire At least 19 people die in Qatar shopping mall fire

A fire erupted in a nursery in a shopping mall in Qatar's capital city, Doha, late Monday morning, killing 19 people, at least 13 of them children, a government official said.

St. Regis Doha debuts in Qatar

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Redefines Luxury on the Arabian Gulf Coast St. Regis Doha debuts in Qatar

DOHA, Qatar - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announces the debut of The St. Regis Doha as the St. Regis brand continues its dynamic global growth and nearly triples its

Qatar Tourism Authority appoints marketing and public relations experts to boost UK profile

Qatar works to establish itself as a leading destination Qatar Tourism Authority appoints marketing and public relations experts to boost UK profile

LONDON, England - The Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) has announced it will work with travel representation and public relations firm Hills Balfour as it looks to establish itself as a leading ...

International tourism surges in Qatar

Qatar Tourism International tourism surges in Qatar

Qatar saw a massive jump in the number of visitors from the Gulf region in 2011, with 50% more than the previous year.

Regency President honored for transforming Qatar into world-class tourism destination

World Travel Awards Regency President honored for transforming Qatar into world-class tourism destination

LONDON, England - Ibrahim Hassan Al-Asmakh, President of Regency Group Holdings, has been named “Travel Personality of the Year” by World Travel Awards (WTA).

No love lost between key Gulf aviation rivals

Emirates drops promotion in Qatar for good No love lost between key Gulf aviation rivals

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - When Emirates launched their global sales campaign on Boxing Day, travelers from around the world flocked to their travel agents or booked online with up to 25 percent knocked off the cost ...

Travel Oscars Grand Final to be held in Qatar

And the Oscar goes to... Travel Oscars Grand Final to be held in Qatar

DOHA, Qatar – World Travel Awards (WTA), “the Oscars of the travel industry,” will host its Grand Final Gala Ceremony in Doha, Qatar, in partnership with the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) on ...

Marriott debuts three new brands in Doha, Qatar

Renaissance Hotel, Courtyard by Marriott & Marriott Executive Apartments Doha City Center & Saray Spa Unveiled in Doha Marriott debuts three new brands in Doha, Qatar

DOHA, Qatar - Marriott International, Inc. celebrated its new multiple-brand Doha City Center complex with an exclusive event featuring an RLife LIVE performance by emerging artist Hamdan al ...

Etihad, Emirates and Qatar step in to recruit staff from Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles restructuring Etihad, Emirates and Qatar step in to recruit staff from Air Seychelles

The Office of the Seychelles President has received confirmation that Etihad, Emirates, and Qatar Airways have all given their support to recruit staff from Air Seychelles once the national ...

Qatar National Convention Center targets knowledge-based conferences

Qatar National Convention Centre Qatar National Convention Center targets knowledge-based conferences

DOHA, Qatar – The Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) will tonight host a major awards dinner recognizing major achievements in the fields of biomedical, energy, computing, environmental, ...

Oscars of the travel industry event to be held in Qatar

World Travel Awards Oscars of the travel industry event to be held in Qatar

LONDON, United Kingdom - World Travel Awards (WTA), the “Oscars of the travel industry,” has announced it will host its 2011 Grand Final Gala Ceremony in Doha, Qatar, on December 11, 2011.

The Gulf region is on Hawaii Tourism Association's radar

Walter Dias of Unique Choice from Doha named Hawaii Tourism Ambassador The Gulf region is on Hawaii Tourism Association's radar

HONOLULU, Hawaii - After appointing Hawaii Tourism Ambassadors in India, Singapore, and Colombia, the Hawaii Tourism Association (HiTA) is now expanding to the highest spending region on the globe ...

New departures terminal at Doha International Airport set to open

Doha International Airport preparing to open brand new Terminal B New departures terminal at Doha International Airport set to open

Doha, QATAR – Doha International Airport (DIA) is preparing to open its brand new Terminal B – a dedicated facility for foreign airlines* – before the end of June, just in time for the ...

Qatari youth given educational and career opportunities in aviation

Qatar Airways Scholarship Program Qatari youth given educational and career opportunities in aviation

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways is investing in Qatari youth who will then utilize their talents in high-level jobs at the airline.

Doha, a spiritual gateway to the Arabic world

CULTURAL CAPITALS Doha, a spiritual gateway to the Arabic world

By Luc Citrinot, eTN

DOHA (eTN) - While Dubai is definitely the capital city of leisure for the Gulf, both Abu Dhabi and Doha (Qatar) compete to turn themselves into cultural destinations for travelers.

Dohaland goes abroad

Sustainable Downtown Regeneration Project In Qatar Dohaland goes abroad

By Elisabeth Lang, eTN

MUNICH, Germany (eTN) - In miracle record time and on very short notice, Dohaland was exhibiting for the first time outside the domestic market and left visitors at EXPO REAL - the International ...

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