Articles tagged “doha”

Business Travel

U.S. Companies Trim Corporate Travel Budgets

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at cuts to corporate travel budgets, Finnair’s partnership to expand into Doha, and what Google won’t do to Airbnb.

U.S. Companies Trim Corporate Travel Budgets

Airline Weekly

Finnair Looks Beyond Russian Airspace Setbacks to a New Qatar Airways Partnership

The first piece of Finnair's new strategic direction is in place, a partnership with Qatar Airways. What could be next from the Nordic airline?

Finnair Looks Beyond Russian Airspace Setbacks to a New Qatar Airways Partnership

Airlines

Finnair Strikes Deal With Qatar Airways to Unlock New Markets

A logical tie-up from these oneworld airlines, and new northern gateways should generate some cash for both parties since the closure of Russian airspace.

Finnair Strikes Deal With Qatar Airways to Unlock New Markets

News Blog

David Beckham Kicks Off Qatar’s Latest Tourism Campaign

As the countdown begins to the Middle East’s very first Federation Internationale de Football Association’s (FIFA) World Cup, host country Qatar now has British soccer star David Beckham promoting the destination for a stopover break. The campaign features Beckham on a whirlwind trip to Qatar for 48 hours indulging in a wide range of activities…

News Blog

Dubai Airport Now Expects Full Recovery a Year Earlier — By 2023

Dubai International Airport expects passenger traffic to return to pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2023, a year earlier than its CEO Paul Griffiths' prediction of hoping to regain pre-Covid traffic levels by 2024. As air travel gets back to normal, Dubai Airport witnessed a half-yearly traffic of 27.9 million passengers this year, just 1.2…

Tourism

Qatar May Give Preference to World Cup Ticket Holders Over Other Tourists

At a time when every destination in the world is throwing its doors open to foreign tourists, accommodation-strapped Qatar may have to deny entry to ticketless tourists when the World Cup kicks off in the country in November.

Qatar May Give Preference to World Cup Ticket Holders Over Other Tourists

Online Travel

The Possible Ramifications of Google’s Breakup and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, a breakup of Google’s advertising businesses could have significant ramifications for travel, U.S. travelers are more worried about surging prices than Covid, and Phoenix is the first testing site for Waymo's driverless cars.

The Possible Ramifications of Google’s Breakup and Other Top Stories This Week

Airlines

Gulf Carriers to Operate Shuttle Flights to Doha for World Cup

Not only would the arrangement help ease pressure on Doha, which has been struggling with limited accommodation facilities for the World Cup, but could also boost Qatar's ties with Saudi Arabia and allies following the restoration of diplomatic relations by the four Arab states with Doha.

Gulf Carriers to Operate Shuttle Flights to Doha for World Cup

Short-Term Rentals

Daily Podcast: Airbnb’s China Retreat

Daily Podcast: Airbnb’s China Retreat

Tourism

Doha Is Most Searched Destination on 2022 World Cup Interest

As football fans from around the world make a beeline to catch their favorite stars in action, Doha becomes the top trending destination. However, being the most geographically-compact World Cup host comes with its own set of challenges.

Doha Is Most Searched Destination on 2022 World Cup Interest