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Tourism challenges post-Covid to be discussed at Bethlehem Festival

Tourism challenges post-Covid to be discussed at Bethlehem Festival

'Challenges facing tourism in Bethlehem post-Covid' will be a topic of discussion at the Bethlehem Cultural Festival, which is being held until December 7.

QNTC platforms promote domestic tourism

QNTC platforms promote domestic tourism

Domestic tourism will get a further boost with the promotion of upcoming events and travel destinations in the country through Qatar National Tourism Council’s official website, and social media pages and channels.

Qatar witnesses robust domestic tourism

Qatar witnesses robust domestic tourism

Qatar has witnessed a robust domestic tourism, especially for the beach-front hotels, and the hospitality sector will be boosted by the delivery of several major tourism and leisure projects, according to Cushman and Wakefield Qatar (CWQ).

Safety measures in place to enhance camping experience

Safety measures in place to enhance camping experience

The camping season starts in Qatar every year at the beginning of November, when thousands of citizens go camping in the desert and at the beaches, setting up traditional tents and caravans ...

Thailand welcomes first tourists since March

Thailand welcomes first tourists since March

Thailand has welcomed its first group of tourists in seven months, as part of an experiment aimed at testing if a wider opening is possible as the coronavirus cripples the kingdom's economy.

QM highlights sites outside Doha to mark World Tourism Day 2020

QM highlights sites outside Doha to mark World Tourism Day 2020

Qatar Museums (QM) is highlighting the country’s heritage sites, cultural traditions and experiences, and other tourism destinations outside Doha to mark World Tourism Day (WTD) 2020.

Qatar is now a major tourism destination in region: al-Baker

Qatar is now a major tourism destination in region: al-Baker

HE the Secretary-General of Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) and GCEO of Qatar Airways Akbar al-Baker underlined that the tourism sector in Qatar has witnessed tremendous growth over a relatively short period of time..

Virgin seeks to revive supersonic commercial flight -- but faster

Virgin seeks to revive supersonic commercial flight -- but faster

Space tourism company Virgin Galactic on Monday announced a partnership with engine-maker Rolls-Royce to build a supersonic commercial airplane that flies at three times the speed of sound.

Kenya wildlife reserves threatened as tourists stay away

Kenya wildlife reserves threatened as tourists stay away

In the majestic plains of the Maasai Mara, the coronavirus pandemic spells economic disaster for locals who earn a living from tourists coming to see Kenya's abundant wildlife.

Coronavirus leaves Spain's interior a tourist desert

Coronavirus leaves Spain's interior a tourist desert

The Santos Bar, across from Cordoba's celebrated mosque, would normally be groaning with tourists tucking into its trademark Spanish tortillas.

Italy reopens to tourists from Europe

Italy reopens to tourists from Europe

Italy reopens to travellers from Europe on Wednesday, three months after the country went into coronavirus lockdown, with all hopes pinned on reviving the key tourism industry as the summer season begins.

Govt measures to bolster Qatar's real estate sector: Ezdan

Govt measures to bolster Qatar's real estate sector: Ezdan

Qatar’s exemption of the hospitality and tourism, retail sectors and commercial complexes from electricity and water consumption charges for a period of six months will bolster the country’s real estate sector, Ezdan has said in a report.