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Qatar’s hospitality sector retains top spot in the Middle East

Qatar’s hospitality sector retains top spot in the Middle East

Qatar’s hospitality sector continues to win accolades, ranked best in the Middle East for a second consecutive year, according to the Guest Experience in the Middle East Report ...

Katara Hospitality's Swiss brand expecting leap in Qatari visitors

Katara Hospitality's Swiss brand expecting leap in Qatari visitors

Katara Hospitality’s Burgenstock Selection, Switzerland’s largest deluxe hotel group, expects a 100% increase in the number of Qatari visitors this year after getting “an extremely good response” last year.

Qatar’s tourism, hospitality sector to get a major fillip

Qatar’s tourism, hospitality sector to get a major fillip

HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani on Monday witnessed the signing of a number of memorandums of understanding (MoUs) ...

LuLu Group International hospitality investment arm marks Swiss entry

LuLu Group International hospitality investment arm marks Swiss entry

Twenty14 Holdings (T14H), the hospitality investment arm of LuLu Group International, has entered into a forward purchase contract with Swiss real estate developer Necron AG ...

Qatar hospitality sector sees higher occupancy in November

Qatar hospitality sector sees higher occupancy in November

The hospitality sector in Qatar saw a higher occupancy year-on-year in November 2018; but hotel rooms’ yield was on the decline, according to Ernst and Young (EY), a global consultant.

Ooredoo hosts event on digitising Qatar’s hospitality sector

Ooredoo hosts event on digitising Qatar’s hospitality sector

Ooredoo has reported strong feedback on hosting the annual ‘Qatar Hospitality IT Think Tank’ conference, an event that showcased how digital transformation can enable new levels of growth and innovation ...

Ritz-Carlton, Doha unveils luxury private beach

Ritz-Carlton, Doha unveils luxury private beach

Resort guests can explore the beauty of the area with an afternoon of fishing or a diving trip on the coast.

Qatar sees 7% growth in tourist arrivals in 2017

Qatar sees 7% growth in tourist arrivals in 2017

The number of tourist arrivals to Qatar increased by 7% from January to May 2017 compared to the corresponding period in 2016, figures released by Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) showed.

QSF to feature a host of entertainment, hospitality offers

QSF to feature a host of entertainment, hospitality offers

The more than two-month long Qatar Summer Festival (QSF 2017) starting on June 22 will feature an array of activities. Among the major attractions is the live entertainment on June 27 ...

QTA hosts Italian travel agents to drive visitor growth

QTA hosts Italian travel agents to drive visitor growth

Some 200 Italian travel agents took part in a three-day mega familiarisation trip to Qatar last week, a Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA)-organised event aimed at attracting more visitors from Italy.

Culinary delights to tempt food festival visitors

Culinary delights to tempt food festival visitors

A wide range of local and international cuisine, and hospitality offerings will take centre stage at the 8th edition of the Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF).

Qatar to invest $40bn in hospitality sector

Qatar to invest $40bn in hospitality sector

With more than $40bn worth of investments in the next 15 years, Qatar’s hospitality industry is poised to experience strong growth even as construction of new hotels and additional rooms are in the pipeline.