Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Qatar Tourism Authority Delegation To Showcase Best of Qatar at ITB Berlin  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN Press - 04/03/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!

(MENAFN Press) Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) is leading the largest ever Qatari delegation of officials and representatives of government authorities and major hotels and top destination management companies in Qatar at this year's International Tourism Bourse (ITB) Berlin, the biggest European travel trade show, held from 5 to 9 March and expected to attract more than 10,000 exhibitors from 180 countries and more than 170,000 senior travel professionals, government officials and international media to discover the latest industry opinion and trends at ITB Berlin

Lead by QTA, a new state-of-the-art Qatar Pavilion featuring design and features to showcase the best of Qatar and position Qatar as the world's new destination and as a central hub in the region for business, leisure, culture, education and sport. QTA will focus on holding buyer meetings and interacting with counterparts in the German and European tourism industry during their stay to raise interest in Qatar as a destination for business and leisure travel

Mr Rashed Al Qurese, Marketing Director of QTA, said "This is a sophisticated market with discerning travelers actively seeking new and different vacation experiences. We are seeing a very encouraging growth in interest from the German market and are confident that Qatar has what it takes to meet and exceed the expectations of visitors from this part of the world.

QTA will represent and promote Qatar to the German and European market by focusing on buyers from the incentive, luxury travel and leisure sectors, among them associations, conferences organizers, incentive planners and large group travel organizers. Already known as a progressive business hub, Qatar is well poitioned to take advantage of the MICE market in the Middle East, offering state-of-the-art venues with a harmonious blend of upscale leisure and cultural attractions.

"The tourism industry in Qatar has witnessed rapid growth and development with the most recent being the launch of the National Tourism Sector Strategy 2030 which aims to position Qatar on the international tourism map as a world class hub with deep cultural roots. Our participation at the biggest European travel trade show will allow us to showcase the country's ambitious tourism industry and unique offerings. " added, Al Qurese

At this year's Europe's largest travel tradeshow, Qatar is represented by Ministry of Culture, Heritage and Arts, Qatar Museums Authority (QMA), The Diplomatic Club, Katara Hospitality, The Torch Doha, Grand Hyatt Doha, InterContinental Doha, Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels, The St. Regis Doha, Renaissance Doha City Center Hotel, Retaj Hotels and Hospitality, Doha Marriot Hotel, Sharq Village and Spa, The Ritz-Carlton Doha, Sealine Beach resort, Sheraton Doha Resort and Convention Hotel, Qatar International Adventures, Arabian Adventures Qatar, Gulf Adventures, Regency Holidays, and Discover Qatar (Qatar Airways Holidays),

With continental Europe a key export market for tourism, QTA is aiming to replicate its success with business and sports tourism in other fields such as leisure, urban (entertainment and shopping) and sun and beach tourism. International events like the ITB Berlin and the opening of international offices in UK and France, and the soon to open German office provide an ideal platform for Qatar to meet tourism decision makers from around the world and reach its target markets

About Qatar Tourism Authority
Qatar Tourism Authority's (QTA) mission is to plan, regulate, develop and promote sustainable tourism in Qatar with the aim of driving economic growth and social impact and enabling authentic experiences, business facilitation, and family-focused recreation. Offering a range of products and services from culture and heritage, MICE, leisure, sport and education, Qatar's tourism sector has a rich blend of attractions to suit all tourists. QTA works to showcase the country's unique cultural heritage and exciting tourist attractions to lead the transformation of Qatar into a world-class destination with deep cultural roots. With numerous venues for business and 45 four- and five-star hotels, Qatar is already a leading high-end destination for MICE, situated centrally between Europe and Asia.



  MENA News Headlines
 Oct 22 2016 - Lebanon's industrial exports fall 15%MENAFN
(MENAFN) The Lebanese Industry Ministry said that industrial exports in the January-August period fell to USD1.713b, a 14.7% drop from the same period of 2015.Industry Minister stated: "There are ...

 Oct 22 2016 - Jordan to get USD378m fund for green projectsMENAFN
(MENAFN) Green investments in Jordan by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is being supported by the Green Climate Fund.According to an EBRD statement, this is the fund"s ...

 Oct 22 2016 - Egypt's exports to UAE jump 149.1%MENAFN
(MENAFN) In its bulletin on state's foreign trade, Egyptian Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) stated that Egypt's exports to UAE registered USD1.1b in January-June 2016 ...

 Oct 22 2016 - Reckless driving: Motorist fined QR10,000Gulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) A Doha Criminal Court has ordered a young motorist to pay a fine of QR10,000 for causing damage to another vehicle while driving recklessly on a public road. Local Arabic ...

 Oct 22 2016 - UCI World Championship raises profile of cyclingGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) The recently-concluded UCI Road World Championships Doha 2016 has raised the profile of cycling in the country, Qatar Chain Reaction (QCR) patron Farhan al-Sayed has said. ...

 Oct 22 2016 - Qatar- Business growth: Ministry issues social media tips for SMEsGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) on Friday issued a series of tips for entrepreneurs and owners of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) about the role of social media ...

 Oct 22 2016 - FM calls for collective action to protect civilians in SyriaGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) HE the Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has called for collective international action to protect civilians in Syria, who are under constant bombardment ...

 Oct 22 2016 - Qatar- Court reviewing murder caseGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) A Doha Criminal Court is reviewing the case of an expatriate man accused of killing his friend, local daily Arrayah reported. According to the charge-sheet, the accused stabbed ...

 Oct 22 2016 - QC provides aid in AleppoGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Qatar Charity has said around 2,000,000 people have benefited from its relief projects, carried out over the past six months in Aleppo (Syria) and its countryside. The relief ...

 Oct 22 2016 - MEC holds seminar to raise awareness about breast cancerGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), as part of its community programmes, organised a seminar to raise awareness about breast cancer under the theme 'Early detection: ...





Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Search News
Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices


Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks

Saudi Arabia 

Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor


Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters

© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help