Qatar Duty Free the Official Partner of Commercial Bank Qatar Masters 2022

Qatar Duty Free the Official Partner of Commercial Bank Qatar Masters 2022

The award-winning retailer is offering a grand prize of USD $155,000 to any participating golfer who hits a Hole-in-One on the third hole

DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF), the Official Partner of the popular Commercial Bank Qatar Masters 2022, is thrilled to participate at this year’s golf tournament starting today until 27 March. The highly anticipated event has returned to the Doha Golf Club after having been held at the Education City Golf Club for two consecutive years.

The tournament, which celebrates its silver jubilee this year, is taking place as a part of the DP World Tour and will feature nearly 140 top-ranked golfers, including Denmark’s Mikkel Mathiesen, as well as two of Qatar’s most promising players – Saleh Al Kaabi and Ali Al Shahrani, who will be vying for the Mother of Pearl Trophy.

QDF will also continue its long-standing Hole-in-One sponsorship rewarding the golfer who hits a Hole-in-one on the third hole with a USD $155,000 voucher to be redeemed at Qatar Duty Free. Throughout the 11 years of the Hole-in-One competition, only two lucky players have claimed this grand prize, the most recent winner being Jake McLeod of Australia in 2019.

Qatar Duty Free Vice President, Mr. Thabet Musleh, said: “Qatar Duty Free has sponsored the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, one of the most prominent sporting events in Qatar, since 2009 and is thrilled to continue its partnership of 14 years with the Qatar Golf Association.”

Mr. Musleh added: “We are delighted to welcome the world’s golfing elites to Doha, now a global sports destination, to compete in the tournament, which is a build-up to many more prominent sporting events this year. We wish all the players an enjoyable tournament, and look forward to taking part in this world-class championship.”

Last month, QDF also sponsored the annual Qatar ExxonMobil Open and the Qatar TotalEnergies Open 2022 tennis tournaments, regarded as the cornerstone amongst Qatar’s sporting events.

About Qatar Duty Free

Qatar Duty Free (QDF), a subsidiary of Qatar Airways, is a shopping emporium at the heart of Qatar’s award-winning Hamad International Airport (HIA), with more than 40,000 square meters of duty-free and concession space and boasts more than 90 luxury and affordable retail outlets, restaurants and cafés. QDF offers an extensive selection of luxury boutiques and a wide portfolio of multi-brand concept shops, in addition to duty free stores. QDF also boasts a mouth-watering range of cuisines in dine in restaurants and cafes.

HIA, QDF’s home and hub, will expand to increase capacity to more than 53 million passengers and 3 million tonnes of cargo annually by 2022.   The expansion project will include 11,720 sqm of landscaped retail and F&B space, which will enhance the multi-dimensional offerings of the five-star airport by integrating world-class art collection and refreshing environment of lush greenery with contemporary retail and dining concepts among other leisure attractions and facilities under one expansive terminal.

Notes to Editors:

About Qatar Airways: 

A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was announced as the ‘Airline of the Year’ at the 2021 World Airline Awards, managed by the international air transport rating organisation, Skytrax. It was also named ‘World’s Best Business Class’, ‘World’s Best Business Class Airline Lounge’, ‘World’s Best Business Class Airline Seat’, ‘World’s Best Business Class Onboard Catering’ and ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’. The airline continues to stand alone at the top of the industry having won the main prize for an unprecedented sixth time (2011, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2021).

Hamad International Airport (HIA), the airline’s home and hub, was recently announced as the ‘World’s Best Airport’ in the Skytrax 2021 World Airport Awards. HIA has been steadily rising in the ‘World’s Best Airports’ rankings since the start of its operations in 2014.

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 can 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 World Cup Qatar 2022TM, 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, the world’s leading international air cargo carrier is based in Doha, State of Qatar. It serves a global network of more than 60 freighter destinations and 140 passenger destinations utilising freighters, belly-hold passenger flights, passenger freighters and mini freighters. The airline’s freighter fleet includes two Boeing 747-8 freighters, two Boeing 747-4 freighters, 26 Boeing 777 freighters, one Airbus A330 freighter, one Airbus A310 freighter and one Boeing 777-300ER mini freighter. It also has an extensive road feeder service (RFS) network.

Qatar Executive is the private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group. Luxury jet services are available for worldwide charter on board the operator’s wholly-owned business jet fleet. Qatar Executive is the launch customer for Gulfstream’s G700, the world’s first commercial service operator of the Gulfstream G500 and largest commercial operator of the G650ER worldwide. Qatar Executive’s service portfolio also includes aircraft management, maintenance and Fixed Based Operator services.

For further information, please contact:

Qatar Airways Group, Corporate Communications Department
Tel: +974 4022 2200

Source: Qatar Airways