Qatar witnesses 1 42m tourist arrivals in six months

Qatar Witnesses 1.42m Tourist arrivals in Six Months
Qatar s tourism industry has witnessed a rise of eight percent attributing to 1.42 million in the number of tourist arrivals in first half of the current year, citing report of Qatar Tourism Authority s (QTA).

It has to be mentioned here that over half a million of GCC citizens (536,264) representing 38 % transited Qatar.

The Chief Tourism Development Officer of QTA, Hassan Al Ibrahim, said that the report defines Qatar s achievement in becoming a developed and sustained tourism destination. He added that their efforts in terms of promoting and advancing Qatar s tourism industry were successful.

He mentioned that the introduction of Qatar National Tourism Sector Strategy 2030 will provide a framework for all stakeholders related to how they will contribute to move Qatar towards a prosperous future.

He added that the good health sector defines Qatar s evolvement into one of GCC top business, tourist and family destination. He stressed that they need to outline a strategic shift towards quality tourism, which will further highlight high standards of service, innovative developments, hospitality and attractions.

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Posted On : 31 October,2014