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Qatar Airways wins top accolades for new Economy Class kits

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways has had an award-winning start to April, taking home the top accolade for its new Economy amenity kits at...

Hamad International Airport Hosts ACI Developing Nations Assistance Seminar

DOHA – Qatar: Hamad International Airport (HIA) is hosting the Airport Council International (ACI) Developing Nations Assistance (DNA) seminar in Doha from the 9th...

Qatar Airways quadruple winner at TravelPlus Airline Amenity Bag Awards

Qatar Airways excelled in four categories of the TravelPlus Airline Amenity Bag Awards held in Hamburg, Germany last night. The airline’s new range of...

Airline’s new home launches new age

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 accom

Burundi enacts new air services agreement with Qatar

(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 week be

The Qatar connection

(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

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.

ITB Berlin 2013 brings together industry’s leading players – driving the...

At ITB Berlin you can feel the growing acceleration behind key industry trends.

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?

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

(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 in

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 scheduled

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

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...

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 destinati

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

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

(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 of

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 Jan

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 Abri.

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

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 airline co

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, arts,

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

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 wit

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 summer ho

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

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

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 Comme

The woman behind Doha’s impossible project

When Kempinski signed the management agreement half a year prior to the opening for the 62 stories and tallest tower in Doha, with Qatar's leading real estate developers, the Alfardan Group which is

Gulf summer air travel takes off

While Doha recorded its highest temperature in 40 years last week, according to an official from the Qatar Meteorological Office, with temperatures climbing up to 51°C (123.8 °F) and Tuesday’s 50