Qatar grants visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries

Number of nationalities eligible to enter visa-free highest in region Qatar considering further enhancements to visa policy, including waiver for holders of visa/resident permit for GCC and Schengen countries, as well as UK, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand   DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar’s Ministry of Interior (MoI), Qatar Tourism… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways connects Ireland to Qatar and beyond

Award-winning airline’s daily flights to Dublin will connect Ireland to Qatar and beyond To celebrate this special occasion, the airline flew its next-generation Airbus A350 aircraft to Dublin DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Dublin welcomed the first Qatar Airways flight from Doha today (12 June 2017), inaugurating the new daily service that… Read the full press release

New Doha stopover package by Qatar Airways to promote and market Qatar

Qatar initiative includes free hotel stays for passengers who wish to experience the delights of Doha Free luxury hotel stays complement existing free transit visa to create a holiday-within-a-holiday for transiting passengers Qatar Airways stopover package is part of broader +Qatar tourism programme to welcome more visitors to Qatar DOHA, Qatar, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and QTA announce new transit visa scheme allowing passengers to enter Qatar up to 96 hours in between flights

New free transit visa in effect as of 1 November 2016 Qatar Airways passengers can apply for their transit visa when planning their travel New transit visa reaffirms Qatar Airways’ and QTA’s commitment to position Qatar as a global tourist destination DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA)… Read the full press release

Revised tourism visa scheme promotes Qatar as world-class stopover destination

Ministry of Interior, Qatar Airways and Qatar Tourism Authority work together to expand free transit visa stays in Qatar from 48 hours to 96 hours Nearly 30 million annual Qatar Airways passengers can plan a Doha stopover more easily UNWTO Secretary General: new scheme is significant change and will result in increase of visitors to… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces that Scotland and Qatar will compete for the Qatar Airways Cup at Easter Road Stadium in Edinburgh on 5th June 2015

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2015-5-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to announce that Scotland and Qatar will compete for the Qatar Airways Cup at Easter Road Stadium, Edinburgh on Friday 5th June 2015. Qatar Airways has been named as the Official Match Airline Partner for this highly anticipated match, which will take place eight days… Read the full press release

UNWTO to help Qatar implement its new tourism strategy

Madrid, Spain, 2014-2-28 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO is supporting Qatar to implement its new tourism strategy through collaboration in the areas of legislation, institutional strengthening, statistics, marketing and capacity building. During an official visit to the country, where he met H.E. Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister of Qatar and attended the… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free (QDF) announced exclusive travel retail promotions for this Chinese New Year

Doha, Qatar, 2014-1-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF), a subsidiary of Qatar Airways has ushered in the lucky year of the Horse this Chinese New Year with themed promotions all through January and February in 2014. Being held in two locations on level one of Doha International Airport, the promotion has been designed exclusively for… Read the full press release

The Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow named World’s Leading Luxury Business Hotel 2013 at World Travel Awards in Doha, Qatar

Brussels, Belgium, 2013-12-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow has been awarded as the World’s Leading Luxury Business Hotel 2013 for the fourth year running at the glittering World Travel Awards ceremony held on 30 October 2013 in Doha, Qatar. “This is the fourth year in a row that the Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport voted the third-best airport worldwide at the renowned World Travel Awards

Zurich, Switzerland, 2013-12-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — After being named best airport in Europe on ten consecutive occasions, Zurich Airport was voted the third-best airport worldwide at the renowned World Travel Awards. The World Travel Award was presented for the 20th time. It is considered to be the “Oscar” of the travel industry and is awarded on… Read the full press release

DFW International Airport welcomes Qatar Airways new daily international service from Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport to Doha, Qatar

Expanding carrier widens Dallas/Fort Worth access to Middle East; newest oneworld Alliance partner to serve largest oneworld hub DFW Airport, TX, USA, 2013-12-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways today announced new daily international service from Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport to Doha, Qatar, starting on July 1, 2014. The Dallas/Fort Worth route will be operated with the… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free hosted the 2013 MEADFA Conference in Ritz Carlton on 25 and 26 November

MEADFA Fosters Closer Links Between Duty Free Retailers And Brand Suppliers In The Middle East And Africa DOHA, Qatar, 2013-11-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Duty Free, the second largest Duty Free operator in the Middle East, hosted the 2013 MEADFA Conference, which is being held at the Ritz Carlton on 25 and 26 November. This is the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to operate five flights weekly to Scottish capital Edinburgh

Scottish Capital to be Airline’s Third Destination in the UK DOHA, Qatar, 2013-11-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways announced it will begin flights to the Scottish capital of Edinburgh effective 28 May 2014, operating five flights weekly. Flying direct from Doha, Qatar Airways will provide seamless connections for passengers to many of its destinations worldwide including the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways appointed David Edwards as Executive VP to lead the growing business of its corporate jet arm Qatar Executive

Roberto Hlaca Joins as Vice President, Sales, Marketing & Strategy Captain Peter Resting Appointed Vice President, Flight Operations DOHA, Qatar, 2013-11-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways has appointed David Edwards as Executive Vice President to lead the growing business of its corporate jet arm, Qatar Executive. Announcing the appointment during the Dubai Air Show, Qatar Airways Chief… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo to begin scheduled dedicated freighter services to four new destinations – Beirut, Madrid, Paris and Tbilisi

DOHA, Qatar, 2013-11-5 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways Cargo has announced it will begin scheduled dedicated freighter services to four new destinations: Beirut (Lebanon); Madrid (Spain); Paris (France); and Tbilisi (Georgia); while increasing frequency to Seoul (South Korea) and increasing capacity on its Oslo (Norway) route. “The next few months will prove to be yet another exciting… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to offer non-stop flights from Doha to Miami beginning June 10, 2014

DOHA, Qatar, 2013-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways, the national carrier for Qatar, has announced Miami (IATA code: MIA) to be its sixth destination to the U.S. beginning June 10, 2014.  The airline will offer non-stop flights from its hub in Doha four-times per week aboard a Boeing 777. “The U.S. is a growing market for us… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways upgraded its narrow-body Airbus 321 to a wide-body Airbus 330 for the Doha – Kochi route

Operating Aircraft Upgraded To Wide-Body A330 11 Flights-A-Week From Kochi Offering Excellent Connections Via Doha To Popular Cities Across GCC And To Europe Kochi, INDIA, 2013-07-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways, the national airline of the State of Qatar, has announced a significant increase in the capacity of its flights from Doha to Kochi being upgraded… Read the full press release

Qatar national airline Qatar Airways to start weekly flights to Ethiopia’s capital and largest city, Addis Ababa

African Expansion Continues With Three Weekly Flights To Addis Ababa New Route Will Take African Network To 20 Destinations Doha, QATAR, 2013-07-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways, the national airline of the State of Qatar, is set to begin three-flights-a-week to Ethiopia’s capital and largest city, Addis Ababa, on September 18, 2013.  The new service from… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to bring taste of Qatari hospitality to guests who are fasting with a specially designed Iftar box

Five Star Carrier’s Specially Designed Iftar Boxes and Carefully Selected Meal Options Offer Passengers Tailored Cuisine This Ramadan Doha, QATAR, 2013-07-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Throughout the holy month of Ramadan, Qatar Airways will bring a taste of Qatari hospitality to the skies by offering guests who are fasting with a specially designed Iftar box. The box… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways business jet division Qatar Executive offers option to charter private jets for Umrah and Hajj flights

Convenient Charter Services Available To Saudi Arabia During Ramadan And Eid Doha, QATAR, 2013-07-08 — /travelprnews.com/ — In time for Ramadan, Qatar Executive, the business jet division of Qatar Airways, is gearing up to meet the increased number of travellers planning to fly to Mecca to perform Umrah during the Holy month and the upcoming Eid-al-Fitr… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to sponsor FC Barcelona Asia Tour 2013

Tour Takes Football Stars To Fans In Bangkok And Kuala Lumpur For Friendly Matches Airline To Offer Barça Fans A Chance Win Match Tickets And Meet The Players Doha, QATAR, 2013-07-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — Let the games begin! Qatar Airways has been named the official title sponsor of the FC Barcelona Asia Tour 2013 to be held… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways hosts 64th Airline Personnel Directors’ Council (APDC) Event Held In Doha

Doha, QATAR, 2013-05-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways was honoured to host the 64th Annual Conference of Airline Personnel Directors’ Council (APDC) in the capital city of Doha. The two-day conference brought together over 40 senior human resource management delegates from airlines around the world to discuss issues and challenges facing HR practices in their respective… Read the full press release