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Qatar Airways to suspend services between Doha and Seychelles

The Seychelles Minister for Home Affairs and Transport, Minister Joel Morgan, has received an official letter dated June 10, 2013 from the Chairman of the Qatari Civil Aviation Authority, Mr.

Qatar Airways confirms move to new airport by year end

(eTN) - Information received from sources at Qatar Airways confirms that the soft opening of the new international airport in Doha, Hamad International, which will be known in airline circles as HIA,

Doha’s failure spells doom for Africa

(eTN) - Kyoto extended till 2020, a resolution package forced through by the Conference Chair, a new draft treaty to be ready by 2015 but no funds yet for Africa and small island states to mitigate th

Reducing global tourism emissions

In its on-going effort to cut global tourism emissions, UNWTO brought together experts from United Nations agencies and Oxford University at UN climate change talks in Qatar to present the latest stra

Qatar ready to greet the world

DOHA, Qatar – With the United Nations Climate Change Conference starting in Doha tomorrow, Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) is ready to greet more than 10,000 visitors each day.

Qatar Airways to host 2013 World Cargo Symposium

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the seventh World Cargo Symposium (WCS) would be held in Doha, Qatar, from 12-14 March 2013.

Qatar Airways and Flexjet announce alliance

GENEVA, Switzerland – Qatar Airways today announced a strategic alliance with fractional jet program provider Flexjet to offer customers access to over 5,000 destinations beyond the Doha-based airli

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

United launches daily service from Washington to Doha

CHICAGO, Ill. - With the departure today of flight 976, United Airlines will launch daily service between its Washington hub, Dulles International Airport, and Doha, Qatar, via Dubai.

Chef Gordon Ramsay to open two restaurants in Doha

LONDON, UK - Multiple Michelin Star-rated chef, Gordon Ramsay, is putting the final touches on two of his newest restaurants, which will open in Doha, Qatar, next month.

Grand Final of World Travel Awards hosted in Doha on January...

LONDON, England - The travel brands that have shown the greatest strength amid the global economic uncertainty are to be acknowledged at the Grand Final of World Travel Awards (WTA), which is being ho

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

United Airlines announces daily service from Washington to Doha, Qatar

CHICAGO, Ill. - United Continental Holdings, Inc.

Qatar Airways CEO calls eco tax bull

The outspoken Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Airways (QR), Akbar Al Baker, was in Kampala for the inaugural flight between Doha and Entebbe and took the opportunity to address local, regional, and g

Qatar Airways hits the tarmac running

UGANDA (eTN) - When QR 536, an Airbus A320 in a two-class configuration with the latest in-flight entertainment equipment and OnAir Internet connectivity on board, landed at Entebbe International Airp

Qatar Airways CEO expected in Uganda for inaugural flight

UGANDA (eTN) - It was confirmed yesterday that the outspoken CEO of Qatar Airways, Akbar Al Bakr, will be present at the launch of flights between Doha and Entebbe on November 2, when the inaugural fl

Doha versus Dubai versus “the rest of them”

UGANDA (eTN) - With the start of flights by Qatar Airways, connecting Doha daily with Entebbe with an Airbus A320, the question is now arising as to which way the loyalty of regular travelers will go.

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

Qatar Airways launches daily flights to Kolkata, India

WASHINGTON - Qatar Airways has broadened its network in India with the launch of daily non-stop passenger service from Doha, Qatar, to Kolkata, India.

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

Qatar Airways set for Entebbe

(eTN) - While available information remains sketchy and has in recent days come in bits and pieces, it seems clear, however, that Qatar Airways, the self proclaimed "5 Star Airline," is set to commenc

Green Globe announces certification of Movenpick Hotel Doha

LOS ANGELES, California - Mövenpick Hotel Doha has been certified for its sustainable operation and management by internationally-recognized Green Globe Certification.

Qatar Airways set to make its debut in Canada

DOHA, Qatar - Qatar Airways, the national airline of the State of Qatar is set to make its debut in Canada with the launch of scheduled flights to Montreal, effective June 29.

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.

A stopover in Qatar

(eTN) - Qatar is promoting a new 48-hour leisure layover hub for long-haul flights as part of its of developing heritage tourism.

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

Destination news: Mega retail complex coming to Doha

DUBAI, UAE - Qatar's largest multipurpose complex will located on the northern highway linking Doha International Airport with the proposed Bahrain Causeway and will include a full retail center, an e

POWER-GEN Middle East moves to Qatar for first time

Speaking about PennWell and Qatar Power's partnership, Mr. Glenn Ensor,