Passenger Recovery Continues in November
10, January 2023: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the air travel recovery continued through November 2022. • Total traffic in November 2022 (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 41.3% compared to November 2021. Globally, traffic is now at 75.3% of November 2019 levels. • International traffic rose 85.2% versus November 2021. The Asia-Pacific continued to report the strongest year-over-year results with all regions showing improvement compared to the prior year. November 2022 international RPKs reached 73.7% of November 2019 levels. • Domestic traffic for November 2022 was up 3.4% ......Read More
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
IATA Statement on Imposition of Travel Restrictions for Travelers from China
04 January 2023: “Several countries are introducing COVID-19 testing and other measures for travellers from China, even though the virus is already circulating widely within their borders. It is extremely disappointing to see this knee-jerk reinstatement of measures that have proven ineffective over the last three years. Research undertaken around the arrival of the Omicron variant concluded that putting barriers in the way of travel made no difference to the peak spread of infections. At most, restrictions delayed that peak by a few days. If a new variant emerges in any part of the world, the same situation would be expected. That’s why ......Read More
Wednesday, January 4, 2023
The Road to 2022: A Look at How Far Qatar's Tourism Sector Has Come
With the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM Final and Qatar National Day wrapped up in one historic day of celebrations, Qatar Tourism takes a nostalgic look at the first and latest additions to some of the country’s most famous touristic landmarks, in recognition of all Qatar has achieved, on and off the pitches. From its humble, ......Read More
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Enjoy Exclusive after-hours Tour of National Museum of Qatar - a Priceless experience courtesy of Ma ...
See how the unique story of Qatar and its people is brought to life with expert local artist Ahmed Nooh as your guide Doha, Qatar – 5 December 2022: Discover the beauty of the National Museum of Qatar during an exclusive after-hours tour with renowned local artist, Ahmed Nooh, as part of a priceless experience offered by ......Read More
Monday, December 5, 2022
What a shot! David Beckham Snaps a Scenic View as Qatar Tourism unveils Posts of Qatar
• Qatar Tourism reveals an incredible live destination art experience featuring goalpost-shaped installations that frame some of Qatar’s most picturesque views • David Beckham has captured a picture in front of one of the goalposts to mark the launch 28 November 2022: Qatar Tourism has unveiled ......Read More
Monday, November 28, 2022
What a shot! David Beckham snaps a scenic view as Qatar Tourism unveils ‘Posts of Qatar'
• Qatar Tourism reveals an incredible live destination art experience featuring goalpost-shaped installations that frame some of Qatar’s most picturesque views • David Beckham has captured a picture in front of one of the goalposts to mark the launch Doha, Qatar - 17, November 2022: Qatar Tourism has ......Read More
Thursday, November 17, 2022
Celebrating Art, Football and Qatar's Iconic Locations: Bespoke Goalposts Create the Perfect Picture ...
• Qatar Tourism reveals an incredible live destination art experience featuring goalpost-shaped installations that frame some of Qatar’s most picturesque views • Initiative sees collaboration of acclaimed local and international artists, with designs representing the countries of Qatar, England, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil • Visitors can shoot their snaps with perfectly framed backdrops and share their #PostsofQatar photo while experiencing some of the best views and attractions Qatar Tourism has unveiled ‘Posts of Qatar’: ten distinct goalpost art installations that frame some of the most ......Read More
Monday, November 14, 2022
Doha To Host The World's Biggest B2B Platform For Destination Weddings In March 2023
17th October, 2022, Doha: Qatar Tourism has won the bid to host the biggest B2B destination in the land of pearling banks and is the official Host Partner for the 9th annual DWP Congress taking place from 14 - 16 March 2023. The official signing ceremony was held on the 17th October 2022 in Doha, Qatar. The Congress is set to attract over 500 ......Read More
Monday, October 17, 2022
Liesbeth Oudkerk joins Qatar Airways Cargo as Senior Vice-President, Cargo Sales and Network Plannin ...
Just as Qatar Airways Cargo has launched its Next Generation concept, introducing an entire new way of doing business throughout its organisation, the leading carrier welcomes a new member to its senior leadership team. DOHA - Liesbeth Oudkerk will be responsible for the cargo carrier’s sales and freighter network planning, ......Read More
Monday, October 3, 2022
Qatar Airways Wins the “Airline of the Year” Award by Skytrax for an Unprecedented Seventh Time and ...
Airline also named World’s Best Business Class, World’s Best Business Class Lounge Dining and Best Airline in the Middle East Fitting tribute as the Airline celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2022 26 September 2022, DOHA, Qatar – As the airline proudly celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2022, Qatar Airways has ......Read More
Monday, September 26, 2022
Qatar Airways Cargo Focuses on Digital Transformation
With digitalisation as a key pillar of its Next Generation, the world’s leading cargo carrier will be focusing on enhancing many of its services including booking, tracking and tracing, account management, and reporting. DOHA, Qatar –Qatar Airways Cargo aims for reliable information, fast access, and efficient interactions ......Read More
Monday, September 12, 2022
72 Hours in Doha: Why Qatar is the Perfect Destination for a Long Weekend with the Ladies
As September Equinox swiftly approaches, dropping temperatures across the region will see discerning jetsetters turn their minds to taking a holiday. And what better respite from the long summer than a fun-filled mini break with girlfriends? With its varied, exciting and ever-expanding array of female-only activities on offer in the capital and ......Read More
Monday, September 12, 2022
Qatar welcomes thousands of football fans to inaugural match at stadium set to host FIFA World Cup™ ...
Lusail stadium is set in the smart city of Lusail and minutes away from theme parks, shopping and dining destinations Football fans from across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) became the first visitors to Qatar’s intricately designed Lusail Stadium yesterday, which officially opened its doors to stage the Lusail Super Cup ......Read More
Sunday, September 11, 2022
July Passenger Demand Remains Strong
7 September 2022 (Geneva) - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced passenger data for July 2022 showing that the recovery in air travel continues to be strong. Note: We have returned to year-on-year traffic comparisons, instead of comparisons with the 2019 period, unless otherwise noted. Owing to the low traffic base in 2021, some markets will show very high year-on-year growth rates, even if the size of these markets is still significantly smaller than they were in 2019. • Total traffic in July 2022 (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) was up 58.8% compared to July 2021. Globally, traffic is now at 74.6% of pre-crisis ......Read More
Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Trailblazing the Next Generation of Air Cargo Business
With the launch of Next Generation, Qatar Airways Cargo is defining the future air cargo industry. Alongside digital enhancements, new products, a new website, and a new business approach in perfect alignment with today's requirements, Next Generation is, above all, a complete corporate mindset shift. DOHA, Qatar – The world as ......Read More
Monday, August 29, 2022