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If you want to keep up with the latest news, happenings and events taking place in Qatar, this is a space entirely dedicated to bringing our holidaymakers with the freshest information on hotel renovations, special attractions, seasonal events and special offers, activities and incentives at some of our resorts, as well as airline news and travel updates.

In this section we keep you posted about the latest goings on Qatar travel and tourism industry, from hotel and airline news to cultural events that may be of interest to you, the travelling visitor.

Qatar tourism to benefit from $40bn in investments

In their quest to diversify Qatar’s economy away from oil and gas, officials are continuing to bet big on the emirate’s tourism sector. At the Hospitality Qatar 2016 expo, it was announced that Qatar’s hospitality sector would receive $40bn in investments over the next 15 years, which would result in an additional 105 hotels.

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What makes Hamad International the world's coolest airport?

Airports can often be the dullest places to hang out with long queues at check-in and security, and then a just few shops and restaurants when you finally get through. However, many airports are now striving to offer passengers more when they travel, and Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar has been named as the "coolest" airport in the world by the deals website Travelzoo.

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Qatar Tourism Authority introduces new hotel grading system

The Qatar Tourism Authority has announced it will implement a new grading and classification system for hotels. The environmental sustainability and management of the hotels will also be evaluated for the first time, and properties will be graded using a star-rating system that will rate the public areas, accommodation and facilities.

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Qatar Airways off to a strong start in 2016

Qatar Airways continues to work towards meeting the needs of its customers. The airline has now launch the latest addition to its UAE portfolio with flights between Doha and Ras Al Khaimah. The announcement follows the successful Travel Festival campaign held in January where customers were able to benefit from major discounts on flights to top destinations around the world.

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Qatar Airways launches unique travel festival promotion

Qatar Airways has launched a brand new Travel Festival that offers travellers a range of dream deals and discounts. The airline's week-long promotion has a variety of exclusive packages designed for families, groups, couples and more, and includes 2-for-1 tickets, 50 per cent discounts, and discounts on hotels and car rental.

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Eagerly anticipated Shangri-La Doha opens its doors

After being pushed back since 2013, the eagerly anticipated Shangri-La Doha five star hotel opened its doors to guests on 21st December. With a host of luxury amenities and various facets of the local heritage woven throughout all aspects of this luxury hotel, it is expected to be a favourite among holidaymakers looking to enjoy a little something extra on their Doha holidays.

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Qatar Airways add Nagpur as its 13th destination in India

Qatar Airways recently marked a key milestone in its international growth strategy by adding its 13th destination in India with the start of the Doha to Nagpur route on December 1st. The addition of the service makes Qatar Airways the airline with the most extensive network in India.

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Qatar tourism to benefit from $40bn in investments

In their quest to diversify Qatar’s economy away from oil and gas, officials are continuing to bet big on the emirate’s tourism sector. At the Hospitality Qatar 2016 expo, it was announced that Qatar’s hospitality sector would receive $40bn in investments over the next 15 years, which would result in an additional 105 hotels.

What makes Hamad International the world's coolest airport?

Airports can often be the dullest places to hang out with long queues at check-in and security, and then a just few shops and restaurants when you finally get through. However, many airports are now striving to offer passengers more when they travel, and Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar has been named as the "coolest" airport in the world by the deals website Travelzoo.

Qatar Tourism Authority introduces new hotel grading system

The Qatar Tourism Authority has announced it will implement a new grading and classification system for hotels. The environmental sustainability and management of the hotels will also be evaluated for the first time, and properties will be graded using a star-rating system that will rate the public areas, accommodation and facilities.