HE Akbar al-Baker, secretary-general of Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) and Group chief executive of Qatar Airways, inaugurated the Qatar Pavilion at ITB Berlin on Wednesday in the presence of Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, Qatar's ambassador to Germany.
ITB is the world’s leading trade show taking place in the German capital until March 10.
The Qatar Pavilion at ITB Berlin is spread over 222sqm and has representation from QNTC and its 20 co-exhibitors, including leading hotels, local tour operators and other tourism service providers. It showcases the country’s expanding tourism and hospitality options. These include the National Museum of Qatar, Qatar Rail, IAAF World Championships in Athletics 2019 and the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, updating visitors about the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
The Qatar Pavilion at ITB Berlin is spread over 222sqm
The Qatar Pavilion at ITB Berlin has representation from QNTC and its 20 co-exhibitors
Established in 1966, ITB Berlin has established itself as the guidance system of the global travel industry. Today, it is a leading business platform for global touristic offers with 10,000 exhibitors from over 180 countries in six continents, showcasing their tourism products to around 160,000 visitors.
The delegation’s participation comes as part of QNTC’s efforts to shed light on Qatar’s unique authentic experiences to promote the country as a tourism destination among travel professionals and tourism industry leaders in Germany.