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Articles tagged “doha”

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

Tourism

Top Qatar Tourism Official on the World Cup as a Springboard for Future

As it prepares to host Middle East's first-ever FIFA World Cup, Qatar expects the event to offer unique marketing potential to place the destination firmly on the tourism map. But for a country whose pre-Covid arrivals stood at 2.1 million in 2019, a goal of 1.5 million tourists for the two months of the tournament sounds overly ambitious.

Top Qatar Tourism Official on the World Cup as a Springboard for Future

Tourism

Qatar World Cup Is Luring Latin American Fútbol Fans Ready to Travel

Travel agencies are busy deploying plans to help Latin American fans pay for flights and lodging for the FIFA World Cup in light of steep exchange rates. Those rabid fútbol fans are topping the global demand lists for tickets.

Qatar World Cup Is Luring Latin American Fútbol Fans Ready to Travel

Tourism

Qatar in Rush to Offer Enough Hotel Rooms for Soccer Fans Ahead of World Cup

World Cup 2022 is not far off, and Qatar has a lot riding on the event as a catalyst for tourism in the future. Not having enough hotel rooms to house visitors to Doha could be a disaster ahead of the showcase event.

Qatar in Rush to Offer Enough Hotel Rooms for Soccer Fans Ahead of World Cup

Tourism

Doha Quickly Comes of Age Ahead of World Cup 2022

The World Cup is a forcing factor for an incredible amount of change in a short time for Doha. Qatar has succeeded in opening up a bit, bringing culture and hospitality front and center, and drawing from interesting global references. But as the country careens toward its deadline, it also needs to make sure the customer experience of getting into the country is up to standard.

Doha Quickly Comes of Age Ahead of World Cup 2022

Airlines

Saudi Arabia and Qatar Agree to Open Airspace, Borders as Feud Nears End

The promised deal would benefit Qatar as it prepares to host the World Cup in 2022. Iran will lose, though. Qatar had rerouted some planes over Iran and paid that country for the use of its airspace.

Saudi Arabia and Qatar Agree to Open Airspace, Borders as Feud Nears End