- Global stars lined up to perform in Doha include Katy Perry, Maroon 5, Maluma, and Cheb Khaled
- Qatar will showcase the top regional stars including Yara, Fahad Al Kubaisi, Rahma Riad, Ibrahim Dashti, and Omar Al Abdallat
- Daydream Festival will be held in Qatar for the first time for two nights in December
DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) today (19 November 2019) launched Qatar Live – a series of music concerts and festivals taking place in Doha from 5 to 19 December 2019. The events have been organised to align with the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup Qatar 2019 (26 November to 8 December) and the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019™ (11 to 21 December) to provide world-class entertainment for football fans, visitors, and local residents.
Global superstar Katy Perry, legendary band Maroon 5, international Latin music star Maluma, and international music legend Cheb Khaled are set to perform in Doha between 13 and 19 December respectively at Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC).
From 5 to 7 December, some of the Middle East region’s most famous music stars will perform at Katara and DECC. The line-up features Qatari musician Fahad Al Kubaisi, Yara, Omar Al Abdallat, Ibrahim Dashti, and Rahma Riad.
For fans of electronic music, Qatar Airways and QNTC are bringing Daydream Festival to Qatar for the first time on 12 and 20 December at the Ritz-Carlton, Doha. The world-renowned festival takes place each year at different locations around the world, bringing together the best DJs in dance and electronic music. On 12 December the line-up of DJs includes Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Robin Schulz, Sam Feldt, Matt Sochon, and Wankelmut. On 20 December Afrojack, Lost Frequencies, Mark Knight, Steff Da Campo, and Matt Sochon will perform at the festival. Tickets for all events can be purchased at qatarlive.qa from 4 PM AST on 20 November.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive and Secretary-General of QNTC, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “I am thrilled to launch our Qatar Live series of music concerts today, set to be the best of its kind in the region, and look forward to welcoming these fantastic musical talents to Doha in the coming weeks. With the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup Qatar 2019 and the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019™ happening during the same period as these music events, it is going to be a really exciting time to be in Doha for residents and visitors alike. To celebrate, we are offering passengers special fares and packages to Doha during this time.”
From now until 21 December, Qatar Airways is offering special offers on Economy and Business Class flights for global passengers visiting Doha. Additionally, for visitors travelling from Kuwait and Oman, Qatar Airways Holidays is offering special packages that will cover flights, hotels, airport transfers and concert tickets when travelling to Qatar. For travellers from the rest of the world, packages and stopovers covering hotels and transfers are available through Discover Qatar. To learn more about Qatar Airways’ special offers, visit qatarairways.com/QatarLive from 4 PM AST on 20 November.
Additionally, Qatar Airways Group has partnered with Katara Hospitality – the global hotel owner, developer, and operator – as hotel partner for these special packages. A memorable experience awaits guests of all ages with distinguished hotels across Qatar including The Ritz-Carlton, Doha; Sheraton Grand Doha; Sharq Village & Spa; Al Messila Resort & Spa; Simaisma Resort; Sealine Beach Resort; The Avenue Hotel; and Movenpick Hotel Doha. Details of the packages can be found at qatarairways.com/QatarLive from 4 PM AST on 20 November.
A schedule of the music events can be found at qatarlive.qa. The lineup is as follows:
- Yara and Ibrahim Dashti, 5 December, Katara
- Rahma Riad, Fahad Al Kubaisi, and Omar Al Abdallat, 7 December, DECC
- Daydream Festival, 12 and 20 December, Ritz-Carlton Doha
- Cheb Khaled, 13 December, DECC
- Katy Perry, 15 December, DECC
- Maluma, 16 December, DECC
- Maroon 5, 19 December, DECC
A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was named ‘World’s Best Airline’ by the 2019 World Airline Awards, managed by Skytrax. It was also named ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’, ‘World’s Best Business Class’, and ‘Best Business Class Seat’, in recognition of its ground-breaking Business Class experience, Qsuite. It is the only airline to have been awarded the coveted “Skytrax Airline of the Year” title, which is recognised as the pinnacle of excellence in the airline industry, five times.
Qatar Airways currently operates a modern fleet of more than 250 aircraft via its hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA), to more than 160 destinations worldwide. The world’s fastest-growing airline has added several exciting new destinations to its growing network this year, including Rabat, Morocco; Izmir, Turkey; Malta; Davao, Philippines; Lisbon, Portugal; and Mogadishu, Somalia; and Langkawi, Malaysia. The airline will add Gaborone, Botswana in 2019 to its extensive route network along with Luanda, Angola; and Osaka, Japan, in 2020.
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About Qatar Airways:
Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, is celebrating more than 20 years of Going Places Together with travellers across its more than 160 business and leisure destinations on board a modern fleet of more than 250 aircraft. The world’s fastest-growing airline has added a number of exciting new destinations to its growing network this year, including Rabat, Morocco; Izmir, Turkey; Malta; Davao, Philippines; Lisbon, Portugal; and Mogadishu, Somalia. The airline will add Langkawi, Malaysia and Gaborone, Botswana, in 2019 to its extensive route network along with Luanda, Angola; and Osaka, Japan, following in 2020.
A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was named ‘World’s Best Airline’ by the 2019 World Airline Awards, managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax. It was also named ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’, ‘World’s Best Business Class’ and ‘Best Business Class Seat’, in recognition of its ground-breaking Business Class experience, Qsuite. Qatar Airways is the only airline to have been awarded the coveted “Skytrax Airline of the Year” title, which is recognised as the pinnacle of excellence in the airline industry, five times.
Qsuite, a patented Qatar Airways product, features the industry’s first-ever double bed in Business Class, as well as privacy panels that stow away, allowing passengers in adjoining seats to create their own private room, a first of its kind in the industry.
Qatar Airways was the first Gulf carrier to join global airline alliance oneworld, enabling its passengers to benefit from more than 1,000 airports in more than 160 countries, with 14,250 daily departures.
Oryx One, Qatar Airways’ in-flight entertainment system offers passengers up to 4,000 entertainment options from the latest blockbuster movies, TV box sets, music, games and much more. Passengers flying on Qatar Airways flights served by its B787, B777, A350, A380, A319 and select A320 and A330 aircraft can also stay in touch with their friends and family around the world by using the award-winning airline’s on-board Wi-Fi and GSM service.
Qatar Airways proudly supports a range of exciting international and local initiatives dedicated to enriching the global community that it serves. Qatar Airways, the official FIFA partner, is the official sponsor of many top-level sporting events, including the FIFA 2022 World Cup, reflecting the values of sports as a means of bringing people together, something at the core of the airline’s own brand message – Going Places Together.
Qatar Airways Cargo, one of the world’s leading international air cargo carriers, serves more than 60 freighter destinations worldwide via its world-class Doha hub and also delivers freight to more than 160 key business and leisure destinations globally on more than 250 aircraft. The Qatar Airways Cargo fleet includes two Boeing 747-8 freighters, 20 Boeing 777 freighters and five Airbus A330 freighters.
For further information, please contact:
Qatar Airways Group, Corporate Communications Department
Tel: +974 4022 2200
Source: Qatar Airways