Articles tagged “qatar airways”

Tourism

World Cup Put Qatar in Spotlight, Now Doha Airport Is Key to Future Tourism

The World Cup gave Qatar the opportunity to show the world its possibilities as a tourist destination. Once the World Cup is over, global public attention will scatter and memories will fade. Officials say they'll be happy as a vibrant stopover destination.

World Cup Put Qatar in Spotlight, Now Doha Airport Is Key to Future Tourism

Airline Weekly

RwandAir’s Grand Plan to Connect Africa Still Waiting on Qatar Airways Investment

RwandAir has big ambitions to connect Africa. But those plans are on hold until it receives a delayed influx of cash from Qatar Airways.

RwandAir’s Grand Plan to Connect Africa Still Waiting on Qatar Airways Investment

Airline Weekly

Air Arabia, Wizz Air Among Budget Airlines Gaining Share in Gulf Hub Shift

Budget airlines are making inroads in the Gulf with new regional routes by the dozen. Emirates, Etihad, and Qatar beware.

Air Arabia, Wizz Air Among Budget Airlines Gaining Share in Gulf Hub Shift

Hotels

Using Fake Positive Hotel Reviews to Outflank Short-Term Rental Rivals

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at glowing fake reviews, Air France-KLM's expansion ambitions, and Qatar's Covid test retreat.

Using Fake Positive Hotel Reviews to Outflank Short-Term Rental Rivals

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

Airlines

IAG Wants Other Companies – Not Just Airlines – to Use Its Avios Points

IAG's Avios points are coveted among people who want free or reduced-priced flights. A company might prefer to adopt its currency rather than start its own program. But IAG needs to invest in technology to make earning and burning a more attractive proposition for consumers.

IAG Wants Other Companies – Not Just Airlines – to Use Its Avios Points

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…

Travel Agents

Travel Agents’ New World and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, travel agents describe their changed roles, the highest-paid hotel CEOs are revealed, and Vancouver Island Tourism adopts a new tourism model.

Travel Agents’ New World and Other Top Stories This Week